In 2012 the Minister of Health of Catalonia promoted the Advisory Council of Catalonia Patients, a permanent organ of consultation and participation of the representatives of patients of the Catalan healthcare system in the process of elaboration, decision and development of the Department of Health policies. On October 17th, the Council will organize its Second Annual Conference under the slogan “sharing to improve”.
Alcantara S.p.A, is organizing an international symposium titled Sustainability and the New Automotive Value Chain. Some of the established players in the automotive industry will be represented. The World Bank also features at the event, as well as some experts from academia and Active Citizenship Network representing the point of view of citizens at the European level.
The 2014 NECE Conference will address challenges in Europe against the background of its history of war and conflict in the 20th century. It will try to understand how citizenship education can deal with the big variety of conflicts in and around Europe nowadays.
International experts representing industry and patients associations will meet on October 16th in Brussels to take part in the Forum organized by EuropaBio in which the European Network of Cittadinanzattiva, Active Citizenship Network (ACN) is partner. Among the topics of discussion there is the introduction of a New EuropaBio Code of Conduct of cooperation between industry and patients associations.
For the Sustainability and the New Automotive Value Chain, Active Citizenship Network participated at the International Symposium on Sustainability on 16-17 October 2014 held at the Venice International University.
Active Citizenship Network presented a research on a survey in 8 countries (Bulgaria, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain) on the following four topics: social sustainability, economical sustainability, environmental sustainability and passenger rights.
Partners Albania-Center for Change and Conflict Management is organizing a cross-border debate on the Development of Social Enterprises. The conference is part of the “Joint Citizen Action for a Stronger, Citizen-Friendly Union” (JoiEU) project, in which Active Citizenship Network is a partner. The debate will include sections on Social Enterprise and employment, the environment for social enterprises in Albania and in the EU and will outline good practices.
The conference, organized by Active Citizenship Network, will represent an important occasion due to the political framework: this year, for the first time at the European level, the issue of chronic pain is being put on the agenda by the EU institutions, also thanks to the active work of a number of civic associations all over Europe.
"Chronic pain: making the invisible visible. European collection of good practices"
October 2nd, 2014
Venue: European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) – Room TTRE 7701 - 7th floor,
Trèves Bulding, 74, rue de Trèves, 1040 Brussels
The ESMO Patient Track is dedicated to cancer patient groups, representatives of cancer leagues, healthcare professionals, industry representatives and caregivers. The Patient Track will open on Saturday morning, 27 September and continue throughout the day on Sunday, 28 September 2014. ACN will attend as speaker.
During the next European Mobility Week, Active Citizenship Network will organize a EU webinar next 16th of September in Rome titled “Protecting Citizens' Rights: challenges and opportunities for EU passengers”. The conference is part of the "Joint Citizen Action for a Stronger, Citizen-Friendly Union" (JoiEU) project. Based on the conference results, a set of recommendations will be made to institutions and stakeholders to facilitate mutual communication and citizen participation.