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Updated: 23 min 19 sec ago

September 2014

23 min 19 sec ago
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Denmark to get 400 mln euros from the EU to strengthen economic growth

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The European Commission adopted on 5 August the Danish Operational Programme for the implementation of the European Social Fund in the period 2014-2020. 400 million euros in EU funds, of which over 200 from the EU budget, will go to boost national competitiveness

Community Channel and The Sunday Times are seeking the UK’s social innovator of the year

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“The Change Makers” is a competition run by Community Channel’s Do Something Brilliant campaign in partnership with The Sunday Times. The aim: inspire people across the UK to do something brilliant and celebrate those individuals whose ideas have had a big social impact.

Spain awards inclusion of people with disabilities

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Over a 100 applications hope to win cermi.es 2014 awards, launched by CERMI, the Spanish umbrella organization representing the interests of more than 4 million women and men with disabilities in Spain

Looking for young entrepreneurs with sustainable ideas

23 min 19 sec ago
The Unilever Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards support inspiring initiatives from youth aged 30 or under that tackle the challenge of sustainable living. Deadline for applications is 1 August 2014.

August 2014

23 min 19 sec ago
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Gaza, Gabriele Nissim: Stop with ideology, it’s time for moral resistance

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While in the Gaza Strip civilian massacres are continuing and in Israel anti war demonstrators are being attacked by the extreme right wing, the writer of Jewish origin and founder of Gariwo, the Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide, shows a practical way to emerge from war. Here is the interview.

Microfranchise Solidaire, a new form of social entrepreneurship

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Launched by Adie, France’s pioneer microcredit organization, it is one of the 15 projects selected by the President of the French Republic in the framework of "La France s’engage",that accelerates socially useful projects. Everyone can give ideas to help solve Adie’s challenge: imagine new concepts of microfranchise that they could launch. Give your idea on MakeSense’s website!

ThinkYoung, the think tank that gives youth a voice

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It is an NGO that provides youth under 30 in Europe a platform for debates with decision-makers within Europe. ThinkYoung has been lobbying for young people since 2007 in Brussels and now it is also in Geneva and in Hong Kong.

Fail2Succeed: overcoming the stigma of entrepreneurial failure

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ThinkYoung, the first think tank that focuses on young people, have released a video documentary on startuppers who failed and started again, as part of Fail2Succeed, the first pan-European campaign of its kind.

July 2014

25. August 2014 - 6:15
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Impact Hub Fellowship for a Long and Full Life

6. August 2014 - 14:18
An international programme, created by Impact Hub together with AXA Seguros and Swiss Re Foundation, to support entrepreneurs and social innovators tackling the challenges linked to the ageing population and the increase in human’s life expectancy.

Europe’s small steps towards 50/50

5. August 2014 - 10:07
The number of women in the European Parliament increases by 1,25%: at this pace it will take half a century until we reach gender parity

“From active inclusion to social investment”, EESC and Eurofound joint conference

1. August 2014 - 12:23
The conference aims at focusing on the underlying situation and the measures taken at European level to step up active inclusion and social investment.

Combating cyberbullying

31. July 2014 - 10:25
The final event for the #DeleteCyberbullying project, led by COFACE, is going to take place on the 4th of June in Brussels.

Social Housing, “our Manifesto for a better Europe”

29. July 2014 - 13:08
On the eve of the elections VitaEurope interviews Housing Europe Secretary General, Sorcha Edwards, to discuss the main challenges social housing will be faced within the next years at EU level.

A campaign helps you choose the best possible Europe

25. July 2014 - 14:29
A campaign launched by the European Volunteer Centre aims at raising awareness about the role of MEP in strengthening the volunteer infrastructure in Europe

June 2014

22. July 2014 - 11:34
A Vita Europe selection of civil society events around Europe

Renzi: EU Third Sector summit to be held in Milan next fall

17. July 2014 - 14:39
During a meeting with the Italian Third Sector protagonists Italian Prime Minister announces that a European third sector summit will be held in Milan during the Italian EU presidency

Second European Social Innovation Competition Awards Ceremony

8. July 2014 - 12:02
The Competition,launched last year by the European Commission, is culminating in the awards ceremony, taking place on the 20th of May in Brussels.