Thu, 11/28/2019 - 12:22 Observatory for Social Innovation in the Atlantic Area is available online!
Observatory for Social Innovation in the Atlantic Area is available online! Activity coordinated by the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra
Wed, 11/27/2019 - 12:58 MEP Delegation Visit in Derry and North West region on 1st November
A delegation of elected representatives from across Europe visited Derry and the North West region on the 1st of November as part of a GUE/NGL initiative.
The delegation, hosted by Sinn Fein MEP Martina Anderson, met with key stakeholders and the community to hear their concerns about Brexit.
Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:45 Social Enterprises and Public Procurement Seminar in Cork
The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork hosted a Seminar on Social Enterprise and Public Procurement in the City Hall on the 13th of November 2019 which was facilitated by Emma McEvoy from Maynooth University and Chris Gordon from the Irish Social Enterprise Network.
This seminar focused on facilitating social enterprise participation in public procurement and looked at ways in which public procurers can incorporate social considerations into their public procurement procedures.
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 09:06 Completion of Mentoring Project in Cork
The Atlantic Social Lab project in Cork recently funded a mentoring project which contributed to the development of an area based plan for the Ballyvolane/Dublin Hill area of Cork City, using Planning for Real approaches. Developing an area based plan in this way facilitates a process whereby people living in local communities can identify the issues of concern to them and be central in leading out and generating solutions.
Mon, 11/11/2019 - 14:34 Atlas of Social Innovation is Now available! With a Contribution from Atlantic Social Lab Team Member
The Atlas of Social Innovation 2nd Volume: A World of New Practices edited by Jürgen Howaldt, Christoph Kaletka, Antonius Schröder, and Marthe Zirngiebl is now available. The texts are freely accessible online at www.socialinnovationatlas.net.
Mon, 10/21/2019 - 13:37 Social Innovation Conference organized by Enterprise North West in Belfast (3rd and 4th of October 2019)
As part of the Atlantic Social Lab, Enterprise North West organized and facilitated a group of social change actors and influencers to attend the conference and to partake in the overall session as well as the workshop sessions during the days. This group represented the only attendees from the North West of NI.
Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:23 Agenda of the 7th Coordination meeting and study visits in Avilés (12th-13th September 2019)
All is ready in Avilés for the celebration of the 7th coordination meeting and study visits.
Consult here the agenda of the event:
Tue, 09/10/2019 - 13:00 Workshop on Social Clauses in Avilés (Asturias) on 13th September 2019
On the 13th September Avilés Municipality (Spain) will be organizing a Workshop on Social Clauses. The event will be held within the project Atlantic Social LAB will be attended by all project partners and it will have a as keynote speaker Mr. Javier Palmero Zurdo, Deputy Head of Unit G3, Procurement legislation and enforcement at the European Commission.
The Workshop will addressed topics connected to how to integrate the social clauses within the local procurement procedures.
Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:15 Video recorded by CES Coimbra partner in the framework of the International Workshop "Social Innovation and the Role of the State"
CES Coimbra partner organized, within the context of the INTERREG Atlantic Social Lab (May 9 2019), the International Workshop "Social Innovation and the Role of the State", aimed at discussing social innovation and challenges for public policy.
This video gathered the most important conclusions: social innovation is a complex process that can be seen, in an unpretentious approach, as new ideas that address unmet social needs - and work in practice.
You can see this video in Youtube Channel by clicking here.
Tue, 06/25/2019 - 10:28 International workshop in Coimbra discussed Social Innovation and the Role of the State
The Centre for Social Studies organized, within the framework of the Atlantic Social Lab project on May 9 2019, an International Workshop entitled "Social Innovation and the Role of the State". This workshop, held in Coimbra, aimed at the comprehension of social innovation in the development of public management mechanisms as well as exploring challenges of public policies.