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    4th Transnational Meeting in Greece, a creative effort to find tomorrow's solutions to struggle isolation

    The 4th TNM was held on April 17th and 18th in the city of Cerres, Greece. In addition to the delegations from the 10 cities participating in the "Breaking Isolation" project of the Urbact network

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    3rd TNM in Portugal, an exercise in projecting towards a future without social isolation issues

    3rd TNM in Portugal, an exercise in projecting towards a future without social isolation issues

    February 20th and 21st marked the holding of the 3rd Transnational Meeting "Breaking Isolation" in Pombal, Portugal, bringing together the 10 delegations from the Urbact program.

  • Social cohesion

    TNM Skofja Loka of the Breaking isolation network met on December 13 and 14, 2023

    December 13th and 14th marked the holding of the 2nd Transnational Meeting (TNM) of the Breaking Isolation network of the Urbact program in Škofja Loka, Slovenia, bringing together the nine

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    Breaking Isolation Network - First Meeting In Agen

    First TNM of the Breaking Isolation network in Agen

    The city of Agen, represented by Claire Rives, municipal councillor delegated to the CCAS (Central Fund for Social Activities), had the pleasure of hosting the delegations from the nine European

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    Breaking Isolation - european Urbact program

    Social isolation: a silent and nearly invisible epidemic that needs to be broken

    Humans are, by nature, social creatures. We, humans, need social interactions. We need to talk, to laugh, to cry, to play, to share. Of course, we also enjoy, sometimes, to withdraw and take a break

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    EXPERIMENTATION ON THE GROUND: SMALL-SCALE ACTIONS IN SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA

    Since the first moment of the adhesion of the Municipality of Santa Maria da Feira to the European program URBACT, the local group of the Active Citizens project privileges experimentation in the

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    THE ACTIVE CITIZENS NETWORK: A PARTNERSHIP BASED ON HONESTY, TRANSPARENCY AND FRIENDSHIP

    Christophe Gouache, the Active Citizens network Lead Expert, is a designer of public policy but also a teacher at “Science Po” Lille, a trainer at the National Institute of Territorial Studies in

  • Active citizen = investment in the future

    The statutory city of Hradec Králové has enough experience with so-called "hard" investment projects. But even "soft" projects cannot be underestimated. For this reason, I consider it very important

  • PARTICIPATIVE DEMOCRACY A REAL BENEFIT FOR THE MUNICIPALITY

    Bertrand Girardi is Delegate Municipal Councilor in charge of the city of Agen’s Participative Democracy and in particular of the URBACT Program and European projects of citizen participation