Preparation Meeting in Hamburg, 28 – 30 July 2021

During the Preparatory Meeting, the partners gathered together in order to create detailed practical and technical questions of the program; responsibilities of the partners; a detailed content plan for future public activities: public debates (Germany, Estonia, Spain, Greece, Sweden), EU high-level debates (Belgium), and final ground event “European Active Citizen Week” in Estonia, and other important challenges, such as health care, security, communications, and practical outcomes of each event. Besides, the participants shared their experiences and agreed upon certain mechanisms, which would increase social inclusion and cohesion across European countries. The representatives from all partner countries (Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain, and Portugal Portugal) has taken part in the Preparation Meeting, both physically and virtually.

In addition, participants suggested their vision on the “European Report Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Europe for Vulnerable Groups” and the core issues which this project is supposed to highlight (inclusion, increasing of social cohesion, tackling of homophobia, xenophobia and racism, affordable housing and healthcare, intercultural communication and education, etc.).