Program WoC 2013

Program of the workshop

 

SESSION 0 A OPENING DAY – WELCOME

Date

Wednesday,  3, July, 17h-19h

Premise:

Hotel Lesseps, entrance hall. Hotel Lesseps: Calle Ballester, 77-81, Barcelonahttp://www.hotellesseps.com/en

Contents:

– Practical information and tips about Barcelona, the hotel and workshop facilities and rules of procedures (information related with meals, payments, etc.)- General information about the seminar- Presentation and handover of training materials (workshop’s kit)

 

SESSION 1 OPENING DAY – WELCOME DINNER

Date

Wednesday, 3, July, 19h30-21:30h

Premise:

Hotel Lesseps: Calle Ballester, 77-81, Barcelonahttp://www.hotellesseps.com/en

Contents:

– Dinner- Getting to know each other

 

SESSION 2 Introduction: the world we live in

Date

Thursday, 4, July, 9h-13h

Premise:

Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)Google Maps 

Contents:

– Basic concepts to understand nowadays’ problems- The current trends in income and inequality- Public and private: the essence of politics

 *Lunch together at 13:30h. We will depart together from Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)

 

SESSION 3 Citizens and participation in public decision making

Date

Thursday,  4, July, 15:30h-18:30h

Premise:

Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)Google Maps 

Contents:

– Representation system, at glance.- Mechanisms of Participation: Electoral Processes, Petitions, ECIs, Participatory budgeting, etc.- Preparation visit to the Catalan Parliament

 

SESSION 4 Do we have an European public opinion? (dinner included)

Date

Thursday, 4, July 2013, 19:30h- 21:30h (dinner included)
                    Premise: Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)Google Maps 

Contents:

– Dinner and debate with a journalist with a long experience with media and Europe

 

SESSION 5 The Catalan Parliament. Local policies in the EU.

Date

Friday, 5th, July 2013, 9:45h-13h
                    Premise: Parliament of Catalonia. http://www.parlament.cat/web/parlamentParc de la Ciutadella, s/n08003 Barcelona

Google Maps

 

Contents:

– The relationship of local governments with the European Union.- Visit to the Catalan Parliament and chat with Catalan members of the Parliament

*Picnic at Parc de la Ciutadella  (where the  Parliament of Catalonia is located)

 

SESSION 6 Youth participation

Date

 Saturday,6,  July, 10:00h – 12h
                    Premise: Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end) 

Contents:

– Youth organizations and youth participation- Network work in Europe- The impact of ITC: strengths and weakness* During all Saturday we will be filming a video in groups.

* 18:30h Cultural visit around the City (optional) and at 20:00h dinner together!

 

 

SESSION 8 Europe and European Citizenship

Date

Friday, 5,  July, 16:30h – 18:30h
                    Premise: Fundació Ferrer Guardia. Avinyó street, 44, 08002 Barcelona (map at the end)Google Maps

 

Contents:

– EU Citizens rights and possible obstacles- Future of the citizenship concept and status.- What We Mean By European Citizenship?

 

SESSION 7 Active and reactive citizenship

Date

Saturday,  6, July, 12h00-13h30
                    Premise: Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end) 

Contents:

– Conceptualization of active and reactive citizenship- Future of the citizenship concept and status within a democracy.

*Lunch together at 13:30h. We will depart together from Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)

 

SESSION 9 2014 European Parliament Elections. Go!

Date

Saturday, 6, July, 15:30h-17:30h
                    Premise: Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end) 

Contents:

– European Institutions- Mechanisms of Participation- How to promote participation?

 * 20:00 dinner together and party

 

SESSION 10 CLOSING DAY

Date

Sunday, 7 July, 11-13h
                    Premise: Espai Jove La Fontana: Gran de Gràcia Street, 190, Barcelona (map at the end)Google Maps 

Contents:

– Final evaluation- Team Work: writing a collective manifesto- Final assessment of the workshop- Payments