Waves of citizenship, waves of legality

The example of active citizenship from Italy”.

On Thursday 14th April 2016 will take place workshop related to long term international project “WAVES OF CITIZENSHIP, WAVES OF LEGALITY”. The meeting will be launched by Mrs Loredana Introini, president of Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone. Members of International Educational Center GEMS who cooperate on the project in the Czech republic will be present. Meeting addressed for Hight school students will be held in Autoclub CR, opletalova 29, Prague 1. ** **The meeting will take place during three days, the first day in autoclub anfd than on Friday and Saturday in hotel Adalbert, gathering 15 representatives from all Europen Organizations cooperatiog on the project.

The project is an attempt for a fruitful dialogue, through processes of participative democracy, between civil society and public entities with the perspective to find possible solutions to prevent well as to respond against organized crime. The methodology to be used concerns the implementation of a number of activities including, inter alia, meetings, seminars and debates. Duration 17 months – March 2015 – April 2016

Objectives The aim of this project is to foster the co-operation between public entities, on the one hand, and civil society, on the other hand, in an attempt to promote the culture of legality while raising awareness towards organized crime prevention as well as fighting against organized crime.

Target Groups Both organized civil society and citizens by themselves, i.e., a variety of different stakeholders such as journalists, representatives of associations, teachers, social workers and law enforcement instruments.

Activities • Preparatory activities: Sharing of good practice of active citizenship on and research of local networks active in the fight against organized crime. • Main activities: Cycle of debates with representatives of organized civil society committed to the prevention and fight against organized crime; Cycle of meetings with different institutional representatives (at local, national and European level) of the law enforcement system; Participation to various celebrations and initiatives related to the 23rd anniversary since the murder of the Judge Giovanni Falcone who was killed by mafia; International seminar on possible cooperation between law enforcement institutions and organized civil society to both prevent as well as combat crime; Local dissemination of results in each partner country; Evaluation meeting.

Partners Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone (Italy) ASSOCIAZIONE INFORMAGIOVANI (Italy) Association Young Volunteers Firefighters – Sfera (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) Beyond Barriers (Albany) Calistrat Hogas National College (Romania) Fundatia „Calistrat Hogas – 1911“ (Romania) Euroopa Projektijuhtimise Assotsiatsioon Portapolis (Estonia) TALLINN UNIVERSITY (Estonia) ANTIGONE – Information and Documentation Centre on Racism, Ecology, Peace and Non–Violence (Greece) H2O"-Associação de Jovens de Arrouquelas (Portugal) International Solutions (Bulgaria) Visshe Uchilishte Mezhdunaroden Kolezh (Bulgaria) TSS-SMSI „Leonardo da Vinci“ Buje-Buie (Croatia) Udruga Agencija Lokalne Demokracije (Croatia) International Educational Center GEMS (Czech Republic)