Workshops on experiences

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Say Hello to Health and Art (“SaludARTE” in Spanish) - Mexico City (Mexico)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

Ministry of Education of the Federal District of Mexico City (Mexico)
Ms. Mara Robles Villaseñor
This program’s goal is to provide a complete educational experience to boys and girls from 5 to 11 years of age so they can learn to make real life decisions in order to develop and increase their ability to take care of themselves within their environment. It consists of extracurricular after school activities including safe areas for children and opportunities for developing skills and cultivating personal interests. A wide array of activities is offered such as nutrition, physical activities, art, and civics.

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Education for Knowledge - Porto (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

Department of Education, Planning and Organization. Mayor of Porto and School of Medicine of the University of Porto (Portugal)
Dr. Ana Magalhães
The overall objective of this project is the promotion of humanistic value; the development of communication skills and critical thinking (essential to adolescent development); targeting the exercise of responsible autonomy; creating the conditions for achievement of informed choices and healthy and socially responsible behaviors. The project implements training modules addressed to 15 year old adolescents from 14 school groups – including a group with special educational needs – during school hours. Diverse topics are being offered in this training project, which started in 2009.

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Inclusive Educational Projects — Diversity for Educational Success - Barcelona (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

Barcelona Education Consortium (Spain)
Ms. Xesca Grau
This project was designed to achieve general improvement in educational results with special emphasis on those districts and neighborhoods with lower levels of success and to do it in equal conditions. The idea is to attend to the vulnerabilities of a signifi cant part of the population, such as areas with higher levels of immigration, those with below average academic results or those with high dropout rates. It focuses on successful projects like the Youth Plan, Success1, and Success2, each with high student participation and a specifi c methodology and that demonstrate considerable improvements through their application.

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The Good Start Program - City of Medellin (Colombia)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

Secretary of Education of the City of Medellin (Colombia)
Mrs. Gloria Mercedes Figueroa Ortiz
The Good Start Program aims to help boys and girls, not only because they are among our most vulnerable but because they have special rights, as fundamental contributors in the building of equality in the city. Early infancy is considered to be focus points in the development policies of Medellin, a city that seeks to stand out with its human talent and develop people to their fullest potential. The idea of complete attention is linked to the rights acquired beginning at gestation all the way through five years of age.

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Neighborhood Education Centers, a Shared Experience - City of Getafe (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

City of Getafe (Spain)
Mr. Justo Gomez Garcia
This program has been developed in a marginalized neighborhood in order to promote cooperation between all agents in the socioeducational environment, to improve diversity management, and to promote success inn school, with special emphasis on Family participation. The objective is to come up with common strategies for contributing to the improvement of the socioeducational conditions that influence success in school.

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Internet Education, the Future of Educating Cities - Terrassa (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 6

City of Terrassa Education Service and the Municipal Nursery School Service of Terrassa (Spain)
Ms. M. Antonia Saez Ulles
The project works to coordinate the care of children 0 to 6 years in the areas of education, healthcare, and social services, looking for consistency between services, offering support to families, evaluating the importance of coordination and encouraging the involvement of different authorities.

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Multiannual Participatory Child Plan - Santo Andre (Brazil)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 5

Secretary of Education of Santo Andre (Brazil)
Professor Gilmar Siluerio
The purpose of this program is to work with the 51 municipal schools for the education of young children to give more detail in order to understand the organization of a public institution, working in groups, gatherings and meetings between students, and also with politicians. The objectives are to share the administrative management of the city, learn about the operation of the city council, learn to differentiate legislative power from that of the executive branch, and stimulate citizen participation from early childhood.

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Associations and Neighborhood Democratic Participation - Terrassa (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 5

Educational Development and Innovation Service. Terrassa (Spain)
Ms. Nathalie Emond
The experiment was conducted in Terrassa, a city with 215,000 inhabitants. The teaching experience looked at is from 4 neighborhoods of district 2 (Ca n’Anglada, Montserrat, Vilardell, and Torresana), Maurina (district 4) and is spreading to the neighborhood of Pla del Bon Aire (district 5). These districts were formed in the sixties and seventies with a new wave of immigration at the end of the last century and the beginning of the present. They are working area where neighborhood associations have had and still have weight. The project is for participating educational centers and neighborhood associations.

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Reus, City of Coexistence – Neighborhood of Horts Miro - Reus (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 5

City of Reus (Spain)
Ms. Carme Mendiola Martin and Mr. Francesc Crua Carreras
This project deals with a transversal plan for working directly with people and the most important groups, the neighbors, from the community association of the neighborhood of Horts de Miro, an entity that wishes to lead, organize, and create new areas open to participation in order to improve coexistence in the neighborhood. This initiative is promoted thanks to synergies among the participating entities, local work carried out in the neighborhood, and from experience obtained through teamwork. It has seen he creation of an environment of mutual trust resulting from the dedication and commitment of all professionals and social agents involved.

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Neighborhood Organization Networks - Morelia (Mexico)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 5

City of Morelia (Mexico)
Ms. Ana Lorena Perez Cardenas
Strengthening citizen participation in order to promote community cohesion, social prevention through the creation of multiple neighborhood organizations for propelling human development, disseminating and implementing social, athletic, cultural, artistic, and personal direction activities that emphasize both the human and occupational development of the people.

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Urban Art Gallery - Lisbon (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 5

Urban Art Gallery (GAU) – Department of Cultural Heritage of the Lisbon City Council (Portugal)
Ms. Silvia Camara
GAU is a creative space dedicated to graffiti and street art. The priority has been to implement a strategy designed both to prevent the emergence of vandalism, and to confi rm graffi ti and street art as recognizable and recognized expressions of urban art as a global artistic subculture present in cities worldwide, by giving them not only space, but also proper time for creation. As a distinct identity trace for forthcoming generations, this artistic and cultural heritage is worth safeguarding through recognition and affi rmation as creative records that can emerge, be visible and coexist graciously and harmoniously in the public sphere, exhibiting a group of creators traditionally relegated to the margins of illegality and invisibility.

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Six and Under Science Fair, a University Open to the City - Manresa (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 4

University of Bages Foundation (FUB) of Manresa (Spain)
Ms. Montserrat Pedreira Alvarez
The purpose of this program is to encourage scientifi c education in children ages six and under with both theory and practice in the preparation of future primary school teachers. These future teachers fi rst receive training in theory focusing on setting up and replicating experiments with an emphasis on proposing challenges for children to solve. They propose an experiment on a given scientific concept, design and create the materials needed, and fi nally present it to the children and their families one Saturday morning.

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Social and Vocational Integration Program for Disabled People “Now We!” - Katowice (Poland)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 4

Municipal Social Welfare Centre of Katowice (Poland)
Mr. Pawel Pasciak
The essence of the program is to create conditions that would enable disabled people (individually and as a group) to maximize their potential abilities and skills to obtain as much life independence and activity as possible. One of the main ideas is also to unify – from a complementary perspective and using transparent procedures – the support and development system of disabled people. Most of the actions included in the Program have an educational character (based on the traditional teacher-student training model or based on non-formal education).

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Year of the Child 2014 in the city of Geneva, 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child - Geneva (Switzerland)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 4

Department for Social Security and Solidarity of The City of Geneva (Switzerland)
Ms. Esther Alder
“In contemporary society, teaching children how to socialize, be autonomous and citizenship is split between several locations and players. In this context, thinking about the role, place and interest dedicated to children in the life and development of the city is a major challenge for public policy and the issue of living together in an urban environment. The central question that this 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and year of the child poses is: What policy should a city like Geneva have on childhood in the city?”

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Family Preservation as a Tool: Promoting Positive Parenting - Lleida (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 4

Area of childhood and family of the social welfare council of the City of Lleida (Spain)
Ms. Roser Pellegri
The objective of this program is to reinforce and enable mothers and fathers in their roles as educators, and to give them the tools needed to provide their children with a safe environment where they can grow up and develop their abilities. In the 21st century new positive reinforcement strategies are needed for parents, as educators, to confront newer and more complex social and family realities as well as their children’s educational needs, so that the parents’ ability to communicate can facilitate their relationship.

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Artistic Practice and Cultural Support Offered to Families at the Kleber School - Schiltigheim (France)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 4

Local Educational Project Coordinator at the City of Schiltigheim (France)
Somhack Limphakdy
This school hosts children whose parents are mostly experiencing difficult situations. As a result it is difficult to create links between the parents themselves, and between the parents, the children and the school. The fragile situation of these families prevents them from being receptive to cultural and artistic activities, which could nevertheless help them and their children to blossom. The educational team and parent/student representatives therefore designed a project with a ‘parenting’ arm to promote parent responsibility, discovery and public speaking. The other arm of the project relates to ‘living better together’ by implementing solidarity, intergenerational, social diversity, rule and value learning and participation activities.

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Territories of Learning - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Thursday 13 November  / 15. 00 - 16.30h / Room 4

House of Art Education. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Ms. Lolla Acevedo
The House of Art Education develops projects incorporating boys and girls and teenagers from Rio de Janeiro’s slums. This project promotes dialogue between the city and its schools through visits to museums, cultural centers, historic monuments, and others. The House of Art team understands that the city itself holds great educational qualities and works to bring students real experiences from their own environment with special emphasis on local culture. By way of quality education built with the cooperation of families, schools, community leaders, public agencies, and private enterprise a work plan is created to promote complete student development.

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Arribas Circus Convention: Exercising Cooperation and Citizenship Through Art - Rivas Vaciamadrid (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

Trup Kanbahiota Association and City of Rivas Vaciamadrid (Spain)
Mr. Ricardo Mayoral Sanchez
The promotion of educational activities and initiatives aimed at the youth population of the city in general, and especially at youth clubs and other social groups that carry out actions, preferably with children and young people. Development of cultural practices related to the interests of the target population and exercised primarily by it.

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Bringing Culture Together - Granollers (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

The Municipal School of Music, the Josep Maria Ruera Conservatory, and the City of Granollers (Spain)
Ms. Anna Maria Piera Lopez
City project based on teamwork of various cultural and educational entities in order to create and implement a path to action which infl uences the activation of cultural life through education. This program has been expanded through the organization of a series of community productions resulting from the creation of cultural performance and educational links between different entities in Granollers.

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Circus West: Social Circus Project. Municipal School of Urban Arts - Rosario (Argentina)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

Secretary of Culture and Education of the City of Rosario. (Argentina)
Mr. Horacio Rios
The Municipal School of Urban Arts (UAE) is aimed at young people who are offered a perspective of life in which activity and physical demand are not characterized as competitive but rather expressive, where artistic creation is produced by the group, and not by the individual. It consists of three major projects: the Comprehensive School of Circus, the School of street theater and the Social Circus, this last project being the one that more explicitly meets the objectives of the school, that of professionalizing street artists, combining aesthetic production and social inclusion.

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Program for the Promotion of Cultural Initiatives - Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

Secretary of Culture of the City of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Ms. Harika Merisse Maia
This program supports artistic and cultural activities proposed primarily for groups of young people from low-income families in areas with a lack of cultural resource. The objective is to stimulate training and participation in small city cultural centers, promoting youth inclusion and stimulating local cultural dynamics.

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The House of Knowledge - City of Vila Verde (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

The House of Knowledge of the City of Vila Verde (Portugal)
Mr. Jose Ismael Lopes Graça
This project was a challenge for students, through technological means available in their daily lives such as mobile phones, to create and produce digital content in the form of a short film. Participants had the opportunity to put into practice all their creativity and to apply and enhance their knowledge and skills in digital technologies and media. Digital technologies made possible, as never before, the access to information in the form of text, image, sound and video. However the effortless process of information consumption, it’s ever more important to exploit the facilities provided by digital technologies to produce digital content. It’s about being content producer and not only a content consumer, in short, it’s about being content “prosumer”.

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Xamfra, Center for Music and Theater in the Raval Barcelona (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 15.00 - 16.30 h / Room 3

ARC Music Foundation working with other entities of the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona (Espanya)
Ms. Ester Bonal
This is an inclusive social initiative based on cultural participation through music and visual arts. It is a place for children, teenagers, the elderly, and families from the neighborhood and beyond, to meet and share personal experiences through music, dance, and theater. This project began in 2004, and in the last 10 years has positively contributed to the social integration of our youth and their families.

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Changwon’s Lifelong Learning Policy for Adults - Changwon (South Korea)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

Education and Legal Affairs Division of the City of Changwon (South Korea)
Ms. Seunghyun Shin
Upholding the ideal of creating an environment for a lifelong learning society where anybody can learn whatever is necessary anywhere, anytime, Changwon conducts a range of integrated adult education programs of various forms to meet the citizenry’s demand for education. The city has helped six local universities open and operate lifelong education institutions and commissioned them with over 300 courses so that citizens may enjoy a broad range of lifelong learning opportunities to acquire expert and general knowledge, from musical instrument training to career advisory, among others. These courses help citizens in this rapidly changing society and lead the way in rendering Changwon a forward-looking city of culture and welfare.

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Emili@ Municipal Program City Council of Santa Maria da Feira - Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

City Council of Santa Maria da Feira (Portugal)
Ms. Cristina Ribeiro
This program addressed to elderly people aims to promote education and access to the knowledge society, as ways to optimize opportunities to participate in social contacts and also in online discussions and foster being part an inclusive society. In addition, this project intends to provide our senior citizens with computer skills and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), enable new learning and the sharing their personal talents, while also promoting literacy. The program started on 2009 as aresponse of the increase in the number of elderly people.

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Integration & Communication for Sharing Experiences & Educational Principles - Castelfiorentino (Italy)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

CIAF – Centre for Childhood, adolescence and Family; City Council of Castelfiorentino
Ms. Martina Mugnaini
Project including different sectors: education, welfare, sharing, integration and values of living peacefully together. It takes shape in the preparation of two spaces placed in the old town (with high percentage of people coming from abroad) of Castelfiorentino that during years have become the reference points for children, youth and families living near there. Thanks to this, educators can work and interact with people of different ages, all of them interested in the activities that are promoted each time. The local CIAF (Centre for Childhood, Adolescence and Family) started this project in 2008 and till today it is still working on well, so that it is considered an important reference point for the whole territory.

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Dismantling Rumors Project: Community Action to Promote Inclusion - City of Sant Boi de Llobregat (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

City of Sant Boi de Llobregat (Spain)
Ms. Silvia Lombarte Bel
The basis of coexistence and inclusion is found in the concept of the Educating City, which defends freedom of opinion, inclusion, participation, commitment, diversity, and shared community life. The program stems from the need to reflect and act against exclusion of people from other places and rumors about immigrants through training, reflection and community participation.

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Mothers Go to School - Turin (Italy)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

City of Turin (Italy)
Mr. Vicenzo Simone
The initiative is to promote literacy and learning of the Italian language. Learning a language is a key tool for social inclusion and for the citizens of third world countries for the exercise of rights and duties. Courses are organized through training workshops specifically designed to facilitate the learning of languages to mothers of children aged 3 months to 5 years depending on their time available.

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Language is Inclusive for Everyone - Vic (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 6

Department of Education and the Municipal Welcome Office of the City of Vic (Spain)
Ms. Anna Erra Sola and Ms. Nuria Homs Molist
The project arose when we launched services to host newcomers to the city to ease inclusion based on knowledge of the Catalan language and a sense of belonging. Social and cultural mediation is meant to serve as a link between new families and teachers. The commission consists of 11 facilities and organizations that set up and perform language courses.

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Citizen Agreement for an Inclusive Barcelona - Barcelona (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Sala 5

Coordinator of the Department of Social Participation of the Area of Quality of Life, Equality, and Sports of the City of Barcelona (Spain)
Mr. Josep Villarreal
Space for participation, public and private cooperation, and joint action between City institutions and organizations that work to build a more inclusive Barcelona with greater quality of life for all people. Consisting of more than 545 members, it is chaired by the City Council of Barcelona. Some of the projects in development include the creation of a website to promote citizen cooperation, Closer to Culture and the Nonfood Charitable Donation Bank, among others.

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Almada, an Inclusive Area Without Borders - Almada (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 5

Mairie d’Almada, département Éducation et Jeunesse (Portugal)
Ms. Paula Sousa
Project to open a “ghettoized” neighborhood and to create community centers that attract people from other areas of the City. Within this project, two experiences of citizen participation stand out: Monument to Multiculturalism for cooperation between communities for the creation of a public work of art and the Planisphere of Interculturalism mural, a volunteer educational project fomenting social cohesion in school environments.

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Educational Workshop for Juvenile Justice - Chiclana de la Frontera, Cadiz (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 5

Town of Chiclana de la Frontera, Cadiz (Spain)
Mr. Antonio Ladron de Guevara y Ms. Aurora Bernal Chacon
We have sought to explain a multidisciplinary problem from many points of view: criminological, sociological, psychological, educational, and penal, among many others. The program is addressed to students from area schools and their families. The purpose is to teach high school students and their families about the reality of justice.

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Orchestra Generation - Amadora (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 5

City Council of Amadora, National School of Music of the Conservatory and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal)
Ms. Marisa Vaz
This project aims to promote social inclusion, the citizenry, and intercultural dialogue through a program of excellence using music. Implemented in three schools, the project is aimed at children and youth from 6 to 16 years of age that have mostly come from families in poverty from public relocation housing districts located on the outskirts of the city. It includes working with families to strengthen ties between schools, families and their communities.

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Orchestra of the Schools of L’Hospitalet - City of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 5

City of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain)
Ms. Nuria Sempere
The objective is to develop strategies for social cohesion in an educational environment where students have been segregated according to socioeconomic and cultural background, where 53% of the population is from outside Catalonia. The program Works on developing youngsters’ capacities through policies of equality and on creating Spaces where activities, objectives, and values can be Shared in a multicultural context that promotes access to cultural practices that make everyone feel part of the same community.

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Innovative Entrepreneurship - City of Alcala de Guadaira (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 4

City of Alcala de Guadaira (Spain)
Mme Rosario Jiménez
A historically entrepreneurial and industrial city, we are immersed in a process of business relocation that is forcing us to rethink the foundations of our development model. With the aim of strengthening the city’s innovative social capital and contributing to a model of sustainability and social responsibility, we have created an “activation” system to help entrepreneurs on their path to innovation. The purpose of this program is to create a unique and concrete business ecosystem.

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The Future Porto - Porto (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 4

Porto City Hall in partnership with local institutions and entities (Portugal)
Dr. Ana Magalhães
The purpose of this program is to generate a culture of knowledge based on merit, creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, which reflects an educational project intended for Porto that will make it a tighter, more balanced and sustainable city. In order to do so, the city has forged partnerships between school groups in Porto, companies in Northern Portugal, and local institutions and entities to promote the transfer of good practices and knowledge from the corporate world to the city’s schools. The program is organized with 3 guidelines: management consulting, entrepreneurship and citizenship, and empowerment and promotion of academic success.

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Transforming Through Co-Creation in the City of Tampere - City of Tampere (Finland)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 -18.30 h / Room 4

City of Tampere with the collaboration of firms, universities, public sector and individuals (Finland)
Mr. Kari Kankaala
For a medium sized city with a strong history in traditional industries, it is a challenge to renew itself and see the future. After 40 years investing heavily in the development of education and training conditions, 21st century efforts have been made to create multi-professional and multidisciplinary structures in order to support innovative product development in selected priority areas. One project is multiyear local cluster development programs aided in part by new growth. The most prominent example is the transformation of the ailing machine construction sector into a global hub of intelligent machinery

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Two Rivers Project - Sant Vicenç de Castellet, Castellbell, el Vilar, Castellgalí (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 4

Environmental Education Plan of Southern Bages, Ministry of Education of the Generalitat de Catalunya, the towns of Sant Vicenç de Castellet, Castellbell i el Vilar, and Castellgali, area secondary schools, and the AMPANS Association (Spain)
Sra. Flora Grané Calsina
This is a collaborative project for the promotion of social inclusion, incorporating a methodology of learning and service along with enhancing current networking. Middle and high school students participate in a joint project along with intellectually disabled youth from AMPANS Centre Ocupacional La Llum. Students design and go on joint nature hikes throughout the region and do sports activities in mixed groups.

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Extra Large Print - El Vendrell (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 4

Biblioteca Pública Terra Baixa, Ajuntament d’El Vendrell (Espanya)
Mr. Kenneth Martinez Molina
This project incorporates learning and service from social healthcare students from the Andreu Nin Institute, and consists of bringing public library material to the elderly, especially those with limited mobility or autonomy who are unable to access municipal services. Help is provided in obtaining materials of interest and in reading. Around 500 people receive this service from approximately 25 students.

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Social Volunteer Program - City of Rosario (Argentina)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 4

City of Rosario (Argentina)
Ms. Laura Alfonso
Program that aims to strengthen links between programs, projects, and various activities related to volunteering in order to achieve a more cohesive society that is both participatory and equitable. Currently some 700 volunteers annually participate in 21 municipal programs linked with the themes of health, culture, emergencies, animal health, education, ecology and the environment.

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Walking Together Project CAJUN - City of Vitoria, Espirito Santo (Brazil)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

City of Vitoria, Espirito Santo (Brazil)
Ms. Fernanda de Carvalho Ferreira
Project to promote inclusion for vulnerable children and adolescents at social risk and to strengthen family and community ties and develop skills and capabilities through educational and social activities. It ensures access to 1,720 children and adolescents from 6 to 15 years of age in sports, arts, and recreational activities through the organization of various workshops.

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Integrated Education and Training Program (PIEF) - Braga (Portugal)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

PETTI and the Lamaçães de Braga Schools Group (Portugal)
Ms. Goretti Araujo
The aim of this program is to raise awareness among young people and their families in order to achieve social reintegration (mainly young people of Gypsy origin). By helping people deal with school dropout and premature insertion into the workforce, and in order to promote equal opportunity, this program gives youngsters and innovative experience promoting interaction between different cultures. Once their competencies have been identified, the goal is to create and carry out this innovative project.

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Ceballot - Banyoles (Spain)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

Education Service of the City of Banyoles, Terri Valley Education Association, Shared School Units (UEC) of Secondary Education Cancuni and Banyoles (Spain)
Ms. Maria del Carme Anton Boque and Ms. Anna Roura Ballell
This project is framed within the concept of an educational enterprise with the purpose of creating a company like structure in the field of education consisting of an innovative project to help foment pre-work habits. Attending to the need to offer significant and coherent experience in a business context to young students from 14 to 18 years of age who are at risk of school abandonment. It includes learning about real and concrete situations in a business environment in order to help them gain real access to the job market.

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Hello Everyone! - Ceuta (Spain)

Thursday 13 Novembre / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

Office of Education, Culture and Women, and the Premio Convivencia Foundation, Ceuta (Spain)
Ms. Gloria Rosado Orbañanos
Educational workshops in relation to the mother tongues (Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, and Hindi) and intangible cultural heritage inherent in the city’s different cultures. These activities promote peaceful coexistence, participation, and freedom in accordance with their educational objectives. Over 1,500 students from 60 schools have participated.

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The Color of Letters - Esquel (Argentina)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

Undersecretary of Culture and Education of Esquel (Argentina)
Ms. Dana Parisi and Ms. Lucrecia Acosta
Esquel is a highly diverse city of 40,000 people in the mountainous region of Chubut province in Patagonia, with ethnicities including Mapuche, Tehuelche, Welsh, and others. This program is intended to contribute to the literacy of our citizens, offering new and diverse opportunities to youngsters. It operates in and in formal educational environment with a constructive learning based methodology, with the participation of specially designated youth literacy volunteers.

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Mother Tongue Registration and Conservation - Toluca (Mexico)

Thursday 13 November / 17.00 - 18.30 h / Room 3

Department of Indigenous Affairs City of Toluca (Mexico)
Ms. Evelyn Osornio Jimenez
This program’s goal is the conservation and preservation of the Otomi language. While promoting multilingualism, services are provided to the speakers of indigenous languages facilitating communication and preservation among indigenous populations. There are currently 4 groups: San Cristobal Huichochitlan, San Pablo Autopan, Tlachaloya, and the Colonial center of Toluca. In 2013 there were 4 courses involving 49 students. The proposal for the future is to continue with these courses, which take place in libraries located in indigenous communities.

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Curriculum Enrichment Activities and inclusion: A local response to everyday challenges - Evora (Portugal)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 6

City Council of Evora (Portugal)
Ms. Helena Ferro
This project was created to guarantee an adequate educational response to the needs of primary school students with special educational need. It was intended to promote effective educational and social inclusion, by providing these children access to this educational offer and new possibilities of having educational success, autonomy and emotional stability. The project provides a local response to about 20 students with special educational needs every year. It is only possible with parents and teachers’ help, specialized personnel teams and pedagogical and logistical support from partner organizations.

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Youth Services Cooperatives - Rennes (France)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 6

Rennes City Council (France)
Ms. Elodie Duval
This project allowed 16 to 18 year olds, supported by a local committee and two project leaders, to create their own cooperative business over one summer. They worked together to set things up, organize them and make collective decisions, prepare budgets, sell services, issue invoices, etc. The turnover generated by the cooperative is then transformed into a salary that they share according to the methods they decide on together. This allows them to earn a bit of money (between 150 and 250 euros per young person in summer 2013 for the 1st project in Rennes), it keeps them busy for the two summer months, and above all allows them to experience a shared adventure, to develop a variety of skills, to gain self-confidence and to discover how a company Works.

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Coaching and Mentoring for Youth Employability - Aviles (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 6

Service of Education, Training, Employment and Business Promotion of the City of Aviles (Spain)
Mr. Joaquin Gomez
The economic activity and employment opportunities that facilitate incorporation into the work force has been a principal objective promoted by the City of Aviles, emphasizing training as a strategic factor for development. Generational change, innovation, and adaptation require the implementation of measures to tackle these issues, facilitating integration into the labor market and providing people with the tools to help them make a rapid transition from the educational system to the world of productivity and allow them to move with more certainty in a very changing work environment.

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Women in Daily Urban Life - Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Friday 14 November / 11.00  - 12.30 h / Room 6

Secretary of Habitat and Inclusion (SECHI) of the City of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Ms. Marina Klemensiewicz
This initiative is part of the Woman and Habitat Program, whose objective is to empower women as agents of the physical and social transformation of living conditions in their respective communities. Some of the following are covered: Home accident prevention, environmental awareness, and women’s empowerment meetings. This initiative has been implemented in seven Buenos Aires neighborhoods, through two specific areas: women’s councils and daily life networks.

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Beauty Salons for the Prevention of Violence Against Women in Caguas - Caguas (Puerto Rico)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 6

Secretary of Human Development of Caguas (Puerto Rico)
Ms. Aida Ivette Gonzalez Santiago
Socio-educational intervention project carried out while customers receive Beauty care services. While promoting participation of small and medium businesses to take part in initiatives for reducing and eradicating violence against women, identification of victims of domestic abuse or those at risk is increased through information sessions in beauty salons. At the same time, to promote implementation of protocol for managing situations involving domestic violence in the workplace, focusing on prevention and intervention and informing victims of special services offered by the municipal government.

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Story Weaving - Sant Cugat (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 6

Sant Cugat Museums, Service of Women and the Board of Education of the City of Sant Cugat (Spain)
Ms. Helena Minuesa Sanchez
The program aims to improve the quality of life of women who have been victims of domestic violence through the art. They are taken by way of seam work, “women’s story weaving” textile art workshops, and dynamic meetings with various tapestry and textile art professionals, to reach the goal of improving their quality of life, enhancing creativity, relationships, and to meet with other women who have experienced similar situations.

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Workplace Inclusion for the LBGTI Community - Rosario (Argentina)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

City of Rosario (Argentina)
Mr. Esteban Paulon
The first meeting for outreach with the city’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, transvestite and intrasexual community. The objective is to shape public policy through outreach with members of the sexually diverse population and the LGBTTI community where they can express their needs to foment strategies of inclusion with an environment free of stigma based on sexual orientation.

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First Welcome for Foreign School Students - Pordenone (Italy)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

City of Pordenone (Italy)
Dr. Tiziana Da Dalt
This project was created to help those children newly reconciled with their families that have been enrolled in schools during the academic year. PASS has been the answer to the necessity of reception and integration requested by schools. It has created a network with all educational, cultural, social and medical institutions in order to assist in the integration of the child into both the school and social fabric; it has given children an easier physical and psychological transition from their country of origin to their country of destination through the mediation of cultural content of which he/she belongs and that of the culture he/she has adopted.

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Urban Interventions For Women’s Rights And Social Inclusion - Women, Villa Constitution (Argentina)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

Municipal Council of Women, Villa Constitution (Argentina)
Ms. Susana Mercedes Monti
This is a project that arises from the permanent search for gender equality, social inclusion, and the rights of women as a central element in favor of a society that respects others. It develops human contribution through communication, artistic, physical, and emotional means, and healthy eating; campaigns raising awareness of rights tend to improve women’s quality of life. We work with different types of language used as vehicles for reflection, for coming forward, and self-identification through lived or observed stories to enhance self-esteem, self-affirmation, the well being, and opportunity.

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Carles Riera Project - Granollers (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

City of Granollers (Spain)
Ms. Anna M. Piera Lopez
The main objective of this project is to bring music to everyone, providing the tools necessary so that people of all ages, levels, and physical conditions with different degrees of interest and dedication can develop their creativity and grow as humans. This is achieved through dialogue and commitment to emphasize inclusion through the artistic and educational elements inherent in music that promote the creativity, education, and wellbeing of everyone involved.

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Choir and Guitar Orchestra “The Sum of Wills” - Morelia (Mexico)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

City of Morelia and the Michoacana Association for Promotion and Development of the Arts. Morelia (Mexico)
Mr. Luis Josue Soto Campos
This project was created to contribute to Morelia’s transformation into a place of innovation and creativity to assist in preventing violence and delinquency through music education encouraging peace. The program currently includes over 1000 choir members and around 120 members of guitar orchestras using an innovative methodology that has the participation of professional music, logistics, psychology, production, and marketing teachers.

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Hand in Hand with Music - Setubal (Portugal)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 5

The Helen Hamlyn Trust and City Council of Setubal (Portugal)
Ms. Maria Celeste Paulino
Festival created with the goal of helping to solve integration issues making use of the unifying power that music has, through a philosophy of inclusion and a strategy for the development of cultural activity. Since its beginning it was decided that the festival would reflect local music and poetry, promote social inclusion, reflect the cultural and artistic diversity, give the possibility of having concerts by professional musicians, and engage and motivate young people to art and music of great quality. As a result of the festival, new projects in partnership has been created exploring and combining themes related to nature and multiculturalism, decisively aspects of the uniqueness of Setubal.

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The L20 Program (The Second Chance) - Lleida (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

City of Lleida (Spain)
Mr. Joan Balleste
The goal of this program is to provide educational direction to 16 to 20 years olds from the City of Lleida who have dropped out of school, so that they maybe reinserted into the education System in order to finish their studies and improve their prospects of finding work. Emphasis is also on the processing of information and decision-making so that they shall be the ones who truly map out their own paths in life.

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APPIS Inclusion by Education - Paredes (Portugal)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

Paredes Association for Social Inclusion (APPIS) and the City of Paredes (Portugal)
Mr. Celso Ferreira
This project aims to decrease scholar failure and dropout. There is a clear difference in scholar marks of students intervened and in competences of families with socio economic vulnerability to manage the educational path of their children. So, we pursued to increase qualification levels of the county population, becoming more inclusive, entrepreneur, productive and competitive. Accompanied by mediators, the intervention has been planned in three periods: screening, zooming and mediation. Since 2007 APPIS has accompanied 3907 students of 3rd cycle, and 69,7% has passed the next academic year.

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Culture Pass - A Cultural Path for Children in Bellevue - City of Brest (France)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

City of Brest (France)
Mr. Marc Sawick
In the framework of the Brest Education Project, local inhabitants and players in Bellevue created a coherent and concerted way to give children aged 8 to 10 years old and their parents access to culture, in order to allow them to discover the cultural heritage of the city of Brest. The “Culture Pass” allows them to link school, leisure and family time. The project’s objectives are to allow the children of Bellevue to access Brest’s diverse culture and heritage, to involve schools, local organizations and families in the project, and to initiate a cultural path for local children participating in the project.

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Towers in the Center - City of Torres Vedras (Portugal)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

City of Torres Vedras (Portugal)
Dr. Carlos Figueiredo
The program “Towers in the Center” consists of an urban regeneration plan that covers an area of about 12.5 hectares that is the central nucleus and historical center of the town of Torres Vedras. Developed within the scope of city policy, “Towers in the Center” takes the perceived need to promote urban regeneration able to fight against the main problems of desertification and deterioration of both the city and of the economic and social fabric of the historic center, and makes it into a model urban area, highly valuable from an environmental and urban point of view and, in addition, attractive from a social, economic and cultural point of view.

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International Cooperation Project for the Socio-environmental Transformation of Morro de Moravia - Medellin (Colombia)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

UNESCO chairman of sustainability of the Polytechnic University of Catalunya, Barcelonatech, and The City of Medellin (Colombia)
Mr. Jordi Morato Farreras
This project’s goal is to achieve a complete transformation of the area and improve the quality of life for Moravia’s 40,000 inhabitants as well as its surrounding areas (Commune 4, Aranjuez). Moravia is the most densely populated area of Medellin and during 35 years was used as the cities municipal dump. Today it is a model of environmental, economic, social, and cultural transformation. It has been praised by the local, National, And International community for the exemplary levels of cool operation between the government, the community, the academic world, and the private sector.

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Experience Exchanges - City of Girona (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 4

City of Girona (Spain)
Ms. Isabel Muradas Vazquez
This program’s objective is to create exchange among the city’s educational centers stemming from the desire to strengthen the Educating City Project and to improve and expand the relationships between Girona’s public, private, and charter schools, as well as to emphasize working with the Internet, optimize existing workspaces, and evaluate the need for new spaces. The program is evaluated annually at a one-day conference in Girona on the exchange of experiences and educational projects.

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Municipal Sailing School - Rabat (Morocco)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 3

City of Rabat (Morocco)
Ms. Karima Lebbar
The creation of a sailing school was one of the axes of a multilateral Euro Mediterranean cooperation project entitled: “Euro Mediterranean PACEM Coastal Improvement Project”. The project involved the design of a toolbox to manage the Rabat beach with its urban environment, in addition to the nautical and sporting activity on the beach. The sailing school implemented all of the necessary elements to make this a success, with structured programs, regular training and specialist advisers. The social changes anticipated from this project are as follows: strengthening social cohesion, social diversity and solidarity, promotion of equality, the fight against addictions and the popularization of sustainable development.

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Modification of School Timetables - Paris (France)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 3

Directorate of School Affairs of the City Council of Paris (France) Ms. Helene Mathieu This reform is designed to return to an extra half day of school (Wednesday mornings) to fight against educational failure and improve the regularity of teaching. As a result, the City of Paris takes charge of educational activities for 3 hours a week. The objective is to achieve educational coherence between what pupils are being taught by their teachers and the activities of workshop leaders to work towards coeducation, a shared project based on complementarity.

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Vitoria-Gasteiz Drug Free Education Zone - City of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 3

City of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain)
Mr. Carlos Angulo Garcia
This program is part of the Local Action Plan on Drugs, focused on the educational communities of city schools and represents a commitment to address addiction prevention not only in schools but also from a social and cultural perspective. It is specifically aimed at schools because they are an ideal place for early detection of possible risk factors and are decisive in the acquisition of values, attitudes, and skills related to protective factors against drug abuse.

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The Unlock Project - Stockholm (Sweden)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 3

Botkyrka Shelter and County Administrative Board of Stockholm (Sweden)
Ms. Lotta Armijo Holmberg, Ms. Anja Norell, and Ms. Marit Nygård
The project was initiated because teachers expressed a need for methods and due to a lack of experience targeting issues of gender, sexuality and human rights. Through interactive workshops, teachers and pupils are offered the possibility to reflect on these topics, and how norms and conceptions limit our access to basic human rights and contribute to discrimination. Teachers can use their positions as educators to challenge problematic norms in society together with the pupils, broaden perspectives, influence attitudes and promote inclusion. During first three years, the project reached over 3,000 students. A book is distributed offering concrete tools.

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Student Reflection Room Workshop - City of Pinto, Madrid (Spain)

Friday 14 November / 11.00 - 12.30 h / Room 3

City of Pinto, Madrid (Spain)
Ms. Marta Domaica Saenz de Urturi
The educational community of Pinto saw the need for and participated in the creation of the Student Reflection Room as an educational and collaborative measure, not for disciplinary purposes. An initial quantitative and qualitative study was done assessing the situation in both schools and families regarding expulsions.

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Trust in Archimedes - Settimo Torinese (Italy)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 6

Settimo Torinese – Foundation for Experiences of Metropolitan Culture (Italy)
Ms. Laura Gallina
The City decided to look at Archimedes to give the citizens a real answer to their needs: the opportunity to learn new skills and technologies and to have a place of social inclusion. It is more than a library: it is a socialization place that offers every year more than 200 events. A wide range of courses are organized and people can regularly check for details on the website. Archimedes pays serious attention to innovation, technology and multimedia, and for this reason two of its main projects are “Fab Lab” and the Festival of Innovation and Science.

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Constitutional Education Project Johannesburg (South Africa)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 6

The Constitution Hill Trust of Johannesburg (South Africa)
Ms. Paula Rainha
Established in January 2012, the project uses the Constitution Hill Heritage precinct and the Constitutional Court to teach young South Africans about the history of this country, but also to encourage teachers and learners to go beyond a simple confrontation with the past and engage with the present. To this end we establish high-level partnerships and develop and deliver education programs (35 Saturday Workshops each year) that explore the physical site in creative ways, involving teachers and learners in the transformative project and allowing them to discuss the present meanings and roles of democracy, human rights and our Constitution.

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Bela Vista Urban Museum – The Museum is on the Street - Setubal (Portugal)

Saturday 15 Noviembre / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 6

Culture, Education, Sports, Youth and Social Inclusion Department of the City Council of Setubal (Portugal)
Ms. Vanda Narciso
Program including public spaces and housing rehabilitation, improving visual quality of the neighborhood and also the urban infrastructures (into the frame of a broader strategy of urban requalification and social inclusion). Along with these physical and material actions, it was important to enhance people’s quality of life, throughout cultural and sport projects. Underlying this idea is the premise that social development entails neighborhood inclusion. Therefore, the proposal of urban street museum, designed by a well-known Portuguese sculptor, which intends to preserve a collective city industrial memory and create an intercultural and symbolical relation with the residents.

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Libraries Feeding Knowledge and Innovation; Three Cases from Helsinki - Helsinki City (Finland)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 6

Helsinki City Library (Finland)
Ms. Ritva Viljanen
Immaterial production, communications and education are going to be more and more important building blocks of society in the future. Libraries are an important part of this process in Finland by being involved in creating and developing innovations and services for the benefit of individual citizens and society at large. Libraries are the most utilized cultural services in Finland. Good PISA results are on their part a reflection on the impact that the widely used library services have had on society. During the past few years, we have expanded services. Three of these services will be presented in more detail during the workshop: the Urban Office, the Urban Workshop and the Library.

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Back to School - Santa Fe, Rosario (Argentina)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 5

Undersecretary for Educational Planning and Coordination of the Ministry of Education - Government Santa Fe, Rosario (Argentina)
Ms. Carina Gerlero
After performing data analysis we saw the need to highlight vulnerability as a criterion for prioritizing inclusive education. This requires contemplation of the various sociocultural realities of students, recognizing the reasons for neglect and discontinuity in secondary education, redefining the concept of student and the school’s links with the surroundings, and articulating the plans to different institutions. This is how this plan is driven. Its purpose is to strengthen educational inclusion, equal opportunity, and the implementation of compulsory schooling for children, which in turn is part of the Comprehensive Neighborhood Intervention Program, designed to improve the quality of life of socially vulnerable residents.

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Employability for the Homeless - Sao Paulo (Brazil)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 5

Policy Coordination for the Homeless managed by the Executive Secretary of the Intersectoral Committee of Municipal Policy of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Ms. Virginia Luz Schmidt
This is a project that facilitates and enables labor market integration of the homeless by providing entry into vocational training courses while at the same time offering professional supervision. This project includes both individual and collective attention from educators who accompany the students during the courses and continue to do so even after insertion into the labor market.

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Sport Inspires Me - Lisbon (Portugal)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 5

Sport Department of the City of Lisbon (Portugal)
The main objective of this program is to promote social inclusion for children and youth, considered at risk, resident in underprivileged neighborhoods, through the free access to regular sport activity. It is developed exclusively in partnership with local authorities in a crosswise approach methodology. The activities are directed for citizens between 2 and 22 years old and are focused on developing personal and social skills in order to promote individual and collective consciousness, with the consequent change of risk behaviors through the acquisition of the positive values of Sport and Citizenship. Activities began in April 2008 in the Boavista district and today they involve 13 districts of Lisbon. In 2012 the program won the International Award for Best Practices of the United Nations.

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1st Plan of Employment and Social Protection of the City of Soria - City of Soria (Spain)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Sala 5

City of Soria (Spain)
Mr. Carlos Martinez Minguez
The Employment Plan of the City of Soria arose from concern about the socio-economic situation of the people, increasing unemployment, and the need for a deep look at the labor market, as well as the search for new sources of employment. The plan started with data from the month of August 2013, with 6,158 people unemployed in the province, of whom 3,194 live in the city.

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Accessibility to Art for People with Visual Impairment - Mexico City (Mexico)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 4

International Committee for the Blind (CIPC) of Mexico City (Mexico)
Mr. Jorge Eduardo Zarur Cortes
An option so that those with visual impairment can learn about art and painting using touch based technology. These materials provide valuable information to those with visual impairment through touch based movement, shape, dimension, and texture so that users can create mental images to learn about works of art. This project is also linked to the development of artistic appreciation workshops in which the participants interact through drawing, thus experiencing their own personal artistic expression.

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A City Where Disabilities are Included - Malargüe (Argentina)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 4

Town of Malargüe (Argentina)
Ms. Claudia Martinez
This program is about a place to attend to and treat persons with disabilities, where their needs are met, whether they are motor skills, emotional or mental, and visual or hearing disabilities. An area is offered for diagnosis, treatment, and individual and group attention with special emphasis on selfesteem of the disabled and their families. This service is for people with few economic resources and who do not have health care coverage.

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Letter of Municipal Policies for People with Disabilities - City of Praia (Cape Verde)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 4

Department of Cooperation and Immigrant Communities / Department of Gender and Preschool Action. City of Praia (Cape Verde)
Ms. Debora Cristina Santos Sanches
An inclusive city is one that promotes and defends human rights and the fundamental freedoms of persons with disabilities and seeks to defend their fundamental rights and freedoms, ensuring their dignity, connecting families and entities through networks with access to the full development of their functions and with a common agenda for persons with disabilities that is created and promoted by the city.

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Educational Service Project: “Friends of El Vent" - Barcelona (Spain)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 4

Special education school of Mare de Deu de Montserrat and municipal nursery school El Vent of Barcelona (Spain)
Mr. Ramon Fito Gil and Ms. Merce Peñalver Marin
Five special education students from 15 to 17 years of age spend one day a week from 10am to 1pm in a preschool school. The students take part in the following activities: care and maintenance of exterior furniture, gardening and activities with infants. The tasks teach students basic personal responsibility skills. After being evaluated in the first year of 20132014, the program will continue this year with the goal of extending it to other municipal preschools.

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Time for a Gentle Welcome at School in the Morning - Kingersheim (France)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 3

Mairie de Kingersheim (France)
Mr. Jo Spiegel
In response to the national reform of school timetables, the new school timetable was seen by the city as an opportunity for global reflection, i.e. a real adjustment of the rhythms of a child’s life. In order to place the Child at the Centre of the Project and to consider all the following spaces: school/extracurricular/family/afterschool, we consulted all of the players concerned. The initial objective of this project is to support the child’s fulfillment and to promote learning. The methodological principle lies on creating a Participatory Committee.

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Citizen Science - Zaragoza (Spain)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 3

Department of Education of the City of Zaragoza (Spain)
Mr. Jose Manuel Casanova Tejero
Along with economic, technical and social development appear new scenarios of participation. This project proposes different research challenges to young people where they can collaborate on real scientific problem solving. They will conduct scientific research, in which all or part of the research is done in collaboration with scientists to aid in data collection, problem solving, and even providing new research ideas.

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International School Day of Peace and Non-violence in Tarragona - Tarragona (Spain)

Saturday 15 November / 10.00 - 11.00 h / Room 3

Department of Education of the City of Tarragona (Spain)
Mr. Joan Martinez Manent
The program aims to provide an experience where kids have the opportunity to meet and learn about peace in an active and participatory environment. Enhancing their awareness of values as tolerance, solidarity, respect for human rights, non-violence, and peace while strengthening relationships and cooperation between students and teachers from different schools.