Webinar on The European Solidarity Corps an opportunity for young persons with disabilities

Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 14:00
Duration: 
1h30
Location: 
Online

Please register through this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7848213253175498000

The European Solidarity Corps programme of the European Commission is the initiative launched by former president Yunker to promote solidarity. The programme offers several possibilities for young people aged 18 to 30. One of the most known action of the programme is volunteering in Europe.

The webinar aims to present the programme and what the new program will bring with a focus on Disability. What does the program do to support young people with disabilities, how does it work, will be some of the questions answered. We will give the floor to young volunteers with disabilities and hosting organization to share their experience, speak about their challenges and how these were overcome as well as of the benefit brought by these experiences to them.

Speakers

  • Moderated by Kamil Goungor EDF Youth Committee chair
  • Andrei Popescu, Programme Manager at the European Commission Directorate General for Education, youth, sport and culture EAC-B.3 European Solidarity Corps
  • Anca David, Executive Director, at VIEWS International hosting, sending coordinating organization
  • Frank Sioen, Advocacy officer at the European Network on Independent Living hosting organization
  • Diana Zsoldos, former participant in the European Solidarity Corps programme
  • Veronika Tolner, former participant in the European Solidarity Corps Programme

Accessibility

The webinar will provide International sign Language and speach to text in English.

Please register through this link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7848213253175498000