04/03/2019

ASOC attains Europe: Call for expression

Call for expression of interest for central coordination bodies and managing authorities - pilot on civic engagement in monitoring EU-funded projects in the “Open Cohesion goes to School

The Commission is launching a pilot action to support the replication in 3-5 Member States of “Open Cohesion goes to School”, a project promoting the engagement of students in monitoring EU cohesion policy investments via the use of public open data.
Under this Call, the Commission’s DG REGIO seeks expression of interest from EU funds central bodies or Managing Authorities wishing to replicate the “Open Cohesion School“ format. Through this pilot project, the Commission will provide the following support:
•    a) Hands-on help to the set-up of the activities, ad hoc tools and expertise – i.e. toolkit, on-the-spot training, mentoring
•    b) Making available for free on-line the content of the learning module in the national languages.
•    c) Offering support and cooperation throughout the first school year.

The publication of a "European" ASOC call is an important recognition for the educational path launched in Italy as part of the OpenCohesion initiative that promotes the civic participation of students starting from data open on projects financed by cohesion policies

Deadline for applications is Friday 29 March 2019 

Deadline extended to 16 April

More info here