New capacity building Cooperation Agreement between CSCS and Water Right and Energy Foundation (WREF)

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The past 30th March, the Water Right and Energy Foundation (WREF) and the Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo (CSCS) as leader of the Consortium 'EM – Entrepreneurs' Mobility', signed an Agreement aimed at promoting both the Programme Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs and the initiatives of WREF.

WREF, active in the fields of environmental, social and civil rights protection, is committed in the promotion of initiatives to rise awareness and support for young people, cultural exchange, vocational integration, transnational cooperation and the diffusion of an entrepreneurial mind set oriented to a sustainable use of energies and water.

The two organizations commit to carry out concrete activities such as:
the cooperation for the disclosure of periodic information and awareness initiatives for entrepreneurs, aspirant entrepreneurs and companies with which the organizations interact,
the mutual support in fostering the visibility of the initiatives carried out.

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Meeting in Madrid to discuss latest research output in the field of an integrated approach towards Rehabilitation of Victim and Offender Children.

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SOS Network, established during the Conference in 2014, adds another piece to its puzzle.

CSCS, within an international partnership leaded by Proves Consulting of Ankara, is contributing to the development of various training materials addressed to professionals working with victims and offenders childrens. The meeting in Madrid was held to verify the contents of the 'Handbook of Best Practices in Juvenile Rehabilitation Programs in Europe' and to establish an agreed strategy about the last steps necessary to the development.

The training materials will be end in March 2016 and implemented during a piloting phase of training of around four Months.

The partners visited some educational centre and some residence for victim childrens in Madrid having the occasion to discusse the Eurehabchildren proposed solutions with directors and professional educators.

The partners finally decided to join the SOS Network ( publishing all the project oputputs in the sos network portal:

"The Emergence of Eurocitizens" by Franck Biancheri has been reprented by the AAFB in partnership with Editions Anticipolis.

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The AAFB in partnership with Editions Anticipolis is delighted to announce a reprint of the "Little Blue Book" (better known as "The Emergence of Eurocitizens") written by Franck Biancheri.

This book offers an original perspective on the recent history of European integration through the creation and development of the first European student network, AEGEE-EUROPE in 1985. The pages of the book also illuminate the meandering European Community decision-making process by telling the true story of the complex adoption of ERASMUS, the first large scale European programme addressing young people, in which AEGEE-Europe played a decisive role. The book is also an original testimony on the real impact European citizens can have on the European construction process... when they know how to organise themselves as Eurocitizens!

The book is available (in paper and numeric formats) in french, english, romanian languages on Anticipolis website & Amazone.

The AAFB (Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri) was created in 2012 after Franck Biancheri passed away. Founder of AEGEE-Europe, considered asone of the "ERASMUS Fathers", he made
it possible for ERASMUS to exist: His success in influencing the EU Council’s negotiations on the ERASMUS programme, ensuring its approval, has radically transformed more than 3 million students’ lives on our continent and remains a living legend of how a student challenged a whole Union and thrived. Today, the AAFB and its members lend all their support to develop political actions based on Franck Biancheri’s commitments such as the continuation of his work on Euroland democratisation, European Union... and keep on developping the organizations he created (LEAP,FEFAP, IRPA, GEAB, NewropeansMagazine).

To support the launch of this book, the AAFB recently created a facebook page entitled: "Citizen History of the ERASMUS programme" ( This page tells in pictures and through testimonies, photos, videos, unpublished anecdotes... the true story of ERASMUS and the role european students played in the adoption process.

CSCS, as an active member of Europe Mobility, supports this project by broadcasting this information within its network.


SOS Network is making its first steps as an independent European body

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SOS Network is now formally registered as a legal entity in Denmark and CSCS is one of the promoters of the network.

About the first board meeting held the 22. of January 2015 in Aalborg, Giovanni Crisonà says: 'This is the beginning! We started to talk about how to promote our mission and our wishes and we are very happy to belong to this important organization that after three years of preparation is now making its first steps as an independent European body'.

The SOS-Network – SOS stands for SOcial inclusion of Students with special needs into vocational education and training - unifies Europe in its quest for solving the problem of early school leaving and ensuring a good transition from education to the labour market.

For this purpose the association composed by 14 partners in 12 countries, aims at collecting methods and tools for practitioners to remove physical, learning, behavioural, mental and social barriers to education.

Interesting methods and approaches identified in schools, training centers, work places, counseling agencies and other learning environments are made available through the SOS-portal.

SOS Network was initially funded by the EU through the Leonardo da Vinci program and in 2014 was hosted during the '' conference in Athens. The participants have laid the basis to the future of SOS Network and have established a road map that is giving now his fruits.

The board of SOS Network includes now different organizations which share the objective to disseminate its mission: to evaluate the potentials of people and not their past failures or negative characteristics.

For further information, please, visit the webpage:

Link to doodle - Call for participants for the online contact making event about the Erasmus+ ongoing calls

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Call for participants for the online contact making event about the Erasmus+ ongoing calls.

The Consortium is looking for participants from eligible countries!


The Online Contact Making Event is an online meeting to promote cooperation between organisations in the Erasmus + Programme, in order to foster their project proposal capacity. The event will bring together groups of 12 project managers of the partner organisations.

The objectives of the meeting are:

  • Discuss concrete ideas and create concrete project proposals

  • Provide an expectation-free environment where the project managers can be supported to develop and submit their project ideas

  • Offer reflections upon own and partners' potential to create visibility, dissemination, exploitation and local impact of future projects

The contact making event will be conducted in English. Therefore, the participants are expected to have a good level of English, both written and spoken.

To assure a good voice sound and make the work effective, it’s compulsory to be connected through external microphone and earphones.

Participants profile

In order to participate, the candidates must fulfil the following requirements:

  • Be a project manager of the partner organisations and/or be experienced in project proposals design and/or working in the partner organisations in a decision making position

  • Desire to explore new ideas and proposals for promoting the design of new project proposals in the next Erasmus + calls

  • Motivation and capacity to promote and support the design of new project proposals

  • Ability to communicate fluently in English

  • Ability to proficiently interact within the web meeting tools

Candidates who do not fulfil the above requirements are gently asked to do not submit their reservation to the online contact making event.

Participation in the contact making event is free of charge.