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The project "Together for safe and active EU – Velke Ripnany 2015"  funded by the European Union within the program
Europe for Citizens



Applies to the 2.1 "Measures for Town Twinning"


Participation: The project brought together 693 people, of whose 492 cam e from the village Velke Ripnany (Slovakia), 14 from the village Szanda (Hungary), 51 from the village Gmina Dabrowa (Poland), 11 from non-profit organization Stadtfeuerwehr Pinkafeld (Austria), 21 from non-profit organization EDURES (Slovakia), 85 from the village Sopotnica (Serbia) and 42 from the Slovak folk group RIPIN (Slovakia).


Place/dates : the meeting was held in the village Velke Ripnany (Slovakia) from 1 October to 3 October 2015.


Brief description :

On 1 October 2015 the mayor officially welcomed the participants and introduced the main idea of the project, the partners and their roles in the project. The mayor of the municipality presented the survey, aimed to determine the actual state of knowledge of EU values, concepts such as European citizenship, volunteering, democratic principles in EU policies, the EU's current problems as well as opportunities for active involvement in the political life of the EU. In the morning the participants visited the headquarters of HTU in Nitra, where they met with the Head of the Regional Parliament, in the afternoon the project partners discussed the possibilities of cooperation in addressing issues, related to the lives of young people and their involvement in the life of Europe. There was taken place public discussion and quiz, of which the topic was knowledges of practical tools and possible participation of citizens in EU policy-making and  meeting with members of NSK from Brussels.


On 2 October 2015 a discussion for young people took place and the theme was  "The role of youth in shaping the future of European Union" through this discussion which they solved current problems of the EU. In the afternoon Presentation of the Europarliament deputies ran on the topic "historic milestone in the construction of Europe". In the evening, the participants attended the event which included presentations by veterans of the Union on the topic "The future of the EU and its security". The participants were aware of the dangers that threaten the way of building democracy and common, prosperous Europe. During the whole event there was available “an information bookstall” for participants, for giving the public information about opportunities for volunteering in the EU and also about forms of joining and information resources. At the same time for the participants and general public there were available publications devoted to EU topics and introducing different tools that citizens can use to realize their rights.


 On 3 October a final conference was held connected with the evaluation of the event, presentation the results of the survey, public discussion was running, connected with the possibility of questioning to representatives of the local government and partners, aimed to understand the impact of outputs of the meeting for the daily lives of citizens. Participants of the event focused on summarizing the achieved outputs of the event, that are complied with EU priorities and  that have an impact on the daily lives of citizens from participating countries. With the results were informed the participants of the project, as well as invited guests from government, associations, entrepreneurs, pensioners, disadvantaged citizens and other inhabitants. After the meeting officially ending of the event and the message of the project in the future was presented with the final speech of the municipality representative.

During the whole event, participants of the project had the opportunity to participate in social, cultural and sports activities - presentations of customs and traditions of the participating partners, visiting the regional museum and fortress Bojna, competition in the art work creations for children and youth on the theme "Europe and its regions" and youth olympic games . During the event there was a convergence of values and mindset of the participants, the presentation of customs and traditions, the presentation of cultural heritage of the partners, deepening of interest in the common European roots, promotion the values of the partnership and cooperation as the way of building companionship to Europe and European identity.

  • 31300  Prijepolje, Sopotnica

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