Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

Welcome! We are the new H.Y.R.O. volunteers working for the project “Alter 2.0.”, and we will be staying in Palermo for six months. Our backgrounds are pretty different; we have Inès from Orléans, France. She is 23 years old and studied Linguistics in Spanish and English. The next volunteer is Susanna from Lisbon, Portugal; she … Continue reading Here we are: Emma, Inès, Susana!

A more committed Europe through “Europe 4 All”

The democratic engagement and the civic participation of youth are achieved through education and their democratic participation in the communities, respect and appreciation of diversity and social responsibility. The project “Europe 4 All” is designed to give European citizens the opportunity to be protagonists in the creation of a more committed Europe, through the mutual … Continue reading A more committed Europe through “Europe 4 All”

“U-Civic” project: innovation in civic education for young people of Europe and Latin America

U-Civic is a project implemented by Human Rights Youth Organisation (HRYO) in Italy, Asociación Civil Gurises Unidos in Uruguay, Centro de Estudios Paraguayos Antonio Guasch (CEPAG) in Paraguay and Biderbost, Boscán & Rochin (BB&R) in Spain. It falls within the framework of key action 2, namely cooperation for innovation and the good practices exchange, and … Continue reading ”U-Civic” project: innovation in civic education for young people of Europe and Latin America

uCivic. Using new technologies for civic education.

Quality of democracy is measured through the level of involvement of citizens in political activities such as voting or presenting initiatives of laws and policies. Although new generations of citizens express themselves more through virtual channels, their political participation via traditional channels is decreasing in most Western countries. Euro-barometer and Latino-barometer have offered enough empirical … Continue reading uCivic. Using new technologies for civic education.