Webinar: Strengthening Democracy in the EU – What role can EU programmes play?

Year of production: 2024

Strengthening democracy in the EU: what role can EU programmes play? | Webinar

What supporting role Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes can play in promoting democratic participation through volunteering and solidarity? How are Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps programmes contributing to supporting youth participation and European citizenship?

Learn all about it in this webinar organised by SALTO European Solidarity Corps in cooperation with SALTO Participation & Information. The webinar features insights from speakers like:

  • Gosia Kozlowska – Programme Manager, Erasmus+ Youth and European Solidariry Corps Programme, European Commission
  • Marie Heimburg – Europeers International Network coordinator, Estonian National Agency
  • Gouda Vaitiekute – Representative of “I know what I’m voting for” (“Žinau, ką renku” in Lithuanian), a Youth Participation Activity project (KA154) promoted by an informal group of young people, which has been actively contributing to promote participation and voting across the country
  • Krišjānis Liepa – ESC Solidarity Project Officer, Latvian National Agency
  • Paula Gehrs – Europeer (European Solidarity Corps volunteer), European Studies student at Universität Passau

This webinar was originally held online on 30 November 2023.


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SALTO Participation & Information

SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre (SALTO PI) develops strategic and innovative action to encourage participation in democratic life.

SALTO European Solidarity Corps

SALTO European Solidarity Corps (SALTO ESC) offers expertise for enhancing solidarity and volunteering in Europe. They support high quality implementation of the European Solidarity Corps programme with events, publications and networking activities.