The conference “Europe talks about Solidarity” will offer a space for conceptual debates around the understanding of solidarity in Europe. The event will bring together experts that will challenge the understanding of solidarity in the youth sector.
This conference will be the first one from a seria of events, hosted in different countries. Is a two-day event, starting on 12th of March 2020 until 14th of March 2020.
The objectives of the event are:
- To offer a platform for participating in debates on different aspects and understanding of solidarity
- To showcase different inspirational inputs and practices related to solidarity in the European Solidarity Corps programme and beyond
- To build a supportive network of diverse stakeholders committed to solidarity in Europe
The event is co-organised by the European Solidarity Corps Resource Centre, the Austrian National Agency and the Finish National Agency.
The conference will bring together around 40 persons from various fileds, interested in the topic of solidarity. The criteria for participants selection is the interest in conceptual debates around solidarity, the connection with the topic of solidarity and the representation of as most diverse sectors as possible. This conference is dedicated to actors involved in the youth sectors together with representatives from: govermental structures: local communities, municipalities, ministries; policy makers and political representatives; artists and representatives of cultural sector; private sector (eg social enterprises); CSO representatives and civil society movements, faith-based groups; media, journalists, bloggers, influencers.