Activating citizens – municipalities making use of the European Solidarity Corps

Germany, on-line, April 27 - April 28, 2021

Activating citizens – municipalities making use of the European Solidarity Corps

This online event highlighted the various possibilities of the European Solidarity Corps to promote active citizenship in local communities.

The European Solidarity Corps Programme is the programme of the European Union for promoting solidarity as a value. It aims to enhance the engagement of young people and organizations in accessible and high-quality solidarity activities, thereby strengthening cohesion, solidarity, democracy and citizenship in Europe, while also responding to societal challenges and strengthening communities.

The aims of the seminar

The main aim of the event was to motivate and support municipalities to make use of the possibilities of the European Solidarity Corps Programme. It aimed to illustrate multiple advantages for municipalities to encounter their local needs, activate their citizens and-  to strengthen their (twin town) networks.

Target group of the seminar

The seminar offered learning and networking for participants from municipalities and municipal organizations, which want to bring a European dimension into their youth work and citizenship activities.

Implementation of the seminar

The seminar was hosted on-line by Jugend für Europa, the German National Agency of the European Solidarity Corps.

SALTO-link of the event: https://www.salto-youth.net/tools/european-training-calendar/training/activating-citizens-municipalities-making-use-of-the-european-solidarity-corps.9153/