Testimonials

Here you can find the first testimonials of some of the interns/volunteers who have collaborated with Active Citizenship Network throughout the years in the framework of the “Active for Young Professionals” multiannual educational and training program.

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Active for Young Professionals: Educational Partnerships

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Cittadinanzattiva/Active Citizenship Network, in the context of the “Active for Young Professionals” program, established two educational partnerships.

The first with John Cabot Universitywas formalized on September 8, 2014 to provide internship opportunities to the university’s students. John Cabot is the main American private university in the heart of Rome for both Italian and international students coming from more than 60 different countries. John Cabot University and Cittadinanzattiva Onlus/Active Citizenship Network both share the common goal to facilitate the intern’s professional choices by providing direct knowledge of the work environment and providing a complete training with appropriate study and work experiences. If you wish to know more about landing a job with an NGO, click here to read the article and click here and here to view the collaboration between ACN and John Cabot University. For further information please read our statement here.

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4 March 2016 - Improving patients’ rights in the age of the Cross Border Healthcare Directive

Active Citizenship Network organized a webinar-conference on 4 March 2016 in Rome, on the topic of “Improving patients’ rights in the age of the Cross Border Healthcare Directive”. The event involved online and on-the-spot participation of national and international experts to debate the European Directive on patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare and the current state of its implementation throughout Europe.
On this occasion, the communication campaign “Patients’ rights have no borders” has been presented for the first time.
Read more about the event here.

4 March 2016 Improving patients rights in the age of the Cross Border Healthcare Directive

#MakeWorkWork for those affected by Neurological Disorders and Chronic Pain Conditions

Active Citizenship Network supports the Written Declaration, under Rule 136 of Parliament’s Rules of Procedure, on access to employment for those affected by neurological disorders and chronic pain conditions. The initiative is promoted by the European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) and Pain Alliance Europe (PAE) with the aim to encourage research into and access to innovative treatments, promote prevention and self-management approaches, decrease stigma and work together to improve quality of life for people living with these disabling conditions.

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3 May 2016 – Official launch at the European Parliament

The official launch of the campaign was held on 3 May 2016 at the European Parliament in Brussels, and was hosted by MEP David Borrelli, Co-Chair of the EFDD Group and Co-Founder of the Interest Group “European Patients’ Rights & Cross-border Healthcare”.
The meeting was a debate among civic and patient associations from different Member States, EU Commission-Cross-border healthcare & e-Health Unit, experts in the field of civil rights, Institutional representatives, National Contact Points and several stakeholders at EU level. Read more…

3 May 2016 Official launch at the European Parliament

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