Participation: The event involved  91 citizens, including  22  participants from the city of Dublin(Ireland), 27 participants from the city of Turin (Italy), 22 participants from the city of Iasi (Romania), 20 participants from the city of Brussels (Belgium)

Location/ Dates: The event took place in:

Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 – 24 June 2015.

Squares and streets in city center, Genova, Italy – 5 – 7 June 2015.

ADV Romania headquarter, Bazinelor street, no. 5, Uricani village, Miroslava commune, Iasi County, 707316 postal code, Romania– 29 April 2015.

Barcelona, Spain(Ensie) 4 June 2015

Short description:  The aim of the event was Local Seminar 1

During the Local Seminar 1 invited participants were given an overview of the project and participated in an introductory session to the preparatory training. Participants  contributed to the planning of local seminars, reviewed best practices in each country and discussed the current situation/challenges/opportunities in their own country.  Emphasis was placed on the importance of creating/ increasing a culture of empowerment and active citizenship.