Final conference – Romania


roolup2International conference

Citizen time: act, play, involve!


Romania, 10-11.06.2019 

Hour Day1
9-9.15 Registration
9.15- 9.30 Welcome by MEP/UNHCR representative
9.30 – 10.00 Welcome by project leader and review of activities done so far.
10.00 – 10.30 Keynote speaker: Your voice in Europe portal and other instruments for citizens’ shaped policies.
10.30-11.00 Coffee break, background of videos combating discrimination
11.00-11.30 Keynote speaker: Influencing local and national policies through lobbying. Structured dialogue between citizens and policy makers.
11.30-12.30 Keynote speaker: No hate speech movement Romania campaign methodology and outcomes.
12.30 Standing lunch and networking
14.00 -14.30 Europe Direct representative presentation of Europe Direct Network and of active citizenship related materials
14.30 – 15.30 Panel discussion: Role of local level stakeholders in effective integration of third-country nationals, including asylum seekers and refugees. Synergies between civil society organisations, public bodies, local authorities, decision and policy makers.
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00-16.30 New development immigration EU policy since the last meeting
16.30 – 17.00 Workshop: Plotting a map of relevant decision makers in all participating countries for policy recommendations
17.00 – 17.30 Networking
9.00 – 9.15 Welcome by representative of General Inspectorate of Immigration
9.15 – 9.45 Keynote speaker: Access to the labour market; integration of TCNs, including asylum seekers and refugees. Facilitating validation of skills. Good practices.
9.45 – 10.30 Parallel workshops: working groups on proposals of amendments to integration public policies (recognising qualifications, integration in the labor market, women and children integration particularities, fighting discrimination
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 – 11.20 Plenary report of results
11.20 – 12.00 Testimonials of volunteers and volunteer gala.
12.00 – 13.00


Shaping of the digital storytelling “book” for the immigrants stories. Selection of most powerful messages, ways of valorisation.

“An immigrant for a day movie” – video contest

13.00-14.00 Stand up lunch and networking event Inspiring songs background.
14.00-15.00 Evaluation. Country statistics and reports, lessons learned. Most successful gamification techniques and non-formal methodology in fostering active citizenship
15.00 – 15.45 Keynote speaker: Specific funding for integration and support of immigrants;
15.45– 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.00 Idea fair: Sustainability ideas and future projects
17.00 – 17.30 Simulation of applying for integration EU funds
17.30 Networking event