Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme
The main objective of «GREENUP: European youth reflecting about the green future of Europe» project is to promote debate and youth reflection on the future of Europe and in this sense, on the potential way out of the crisis that the commitment to the European Green Deal represents. GREENUP will work for the participation and involvement of young people, who are being the group most affected by the economic and social crisis caused by COVID19 and also, it is the generation that must reflect on the Europe in which they themselves want to live in the future. In this line, GREENUP is a network of 8 European cities that will work for the sensitization of young people about the European Green Deal in response to the crisis caused by the pandemic and what is their role and that of local communities in the ecological transition and in achieving the sustainable development goals of the 2030 Agenda.
During said 24 months, the different participating entities will organize 8 international meetings where young people from different realities will reflect and debate on different aspects related to the exit from the crisis and the green transition, through conferences, workshops, open discussions, debates, but also some alternative and more dynamic activity to create a stimulating environment: role-playing games, creative LAB, cinema-open forums, geocaching, photographic tour, etc. In addition, in each of the participating cities, work groups and dissemination activities will be created at the local and regional level, which will help spread the messages generated by the network.
In order to grant this role to youth, the GREENUP project will work to:
For this, GREENUP will be a network of European cities, based in 8 different localities, which will work for 24 months in the exchange of experiences, in the deep debate, in the reflection and in the sensitization of the European local communities and their young people, on the commitment to the European Green Pact as a response to the current social and economic crisis caused by the COVID19 pandemic.
In this sense, the activities of the GREENUP network will be implemented at the international level in each of the partner cities, through international meetings, and also at the local level, through working groups made up of local volunteers. Among the activities to be carried out will be conferences, workshops, gamification, participatory dynamics, etc.