Freja Academy
Venue: Hotel NH Grand Sablon, Bodenbroekstraat 2, 1000 Brussels
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
Freja Academy offers to choose between five parallel training sessions. After participating in one of sessions A-D, the participant will receive a certificate. Information about the training sessions in Annex 2. 
    Session A: EU Policies and the Europe 2020 strategy

Mr Michael Vedso, DG for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission; Ms Helene Skikos, DG Education and Culture, European Commission; Ms Lidija Topic, Regional Cooperation Council.
    Session B: Lobbying and Advocacy

Lecturer: Ms Pierrette Pape (European Women’s Lobby)
    Session C: Civil Society organization in Europe best practice and experience

Lecturers: Mr Leonardo Palumbo
, Coordinator of the Civil Society Contact Group; Ms Audrey Frith, Director EUCIS- LLL
    Session D: New Technology and social media as a tool for NGOs

Lecturer: Mr Jan Svärdhagen
, Strategical manager at the ESF-project Dalalyft and also responsible for strategy and online education at Dalarna University
Freja Academy - KAGIDER Seminar in the European Parliament
(OBS! The number of participants from Freja Academy is limited)
Room: ASP5G1 - European Parliament
09:00 - 09:30   Registration
09:30 - 12:00   Boosting youth and social innovation in the EU

KAGIDER Seminar on youth and social innovation – hosted by MEP Gesine Meissner in collaboration with Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and Freja Academy.
Opening and welcome speech by Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator H.E. Egemen Bagis.
  • Presentation of GFGK project – Young Ideas Powerful Women
  • Supporting youth through social innovation in Europe
  • Challenges and good news ahead
Moderation: MEP Mrs Gesine Meissner.
Speakers: Dr Gulden Turktan – KAGIDER President; Mr Ferruh Gurtas – Intel Middle East, Turkey, Africa Corporate Affairs Director; Ms Eli Dharma - Act4Growth initiative; Mrs Anna Danti – DG Enterprise; Speaker From Lithuanian Presidency (tbc)
12:00   End of Freja Forum

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