The beginning of November 2022 brought the team of Out of the Box to meetings all over Europe for projects TAPROOM, REBUILD and CI-YOU, all taking place on the 3rd and 4th of November.
The CI-YOU meeting took place in Maribor, Slovenia, and it was hosted by MIITR.
The main aim of the project “CI-You: Circular economy youth leaders” is to help further improve the level of green business culture in Europe by providing youth with knowledge and concepts in the field of Circular Economy.
The project aims to develop circular entrepreneurial skills and self-employment possibilities for youth by raising awareness of the importance and the potential of Circular Economy among public administration at the regional and local levels.
During the meeting, partners discussed the recently implemented Training of Trainers in Novi Sad, Serbia, ongoing project activities and future actions including the Training of Young people in Brussels, the closure of IO2, and remaining tasks for IO3 and IO4. The final project meeting is set to take place in Brussels, in February 2023.
The CI-You project is implemented by 8 partners: from Greece (Ekpaideftiki Etairia and the Institute of Entrepreneurship Development), Belgium (Out of the Box International), Cyprus (Center of Social Innovation LTD), Serbia (Edufons), Hungary (IMRO-DDKK Környezetvédelmi Nonprofit Kft), Italy (JUMP – Gioventù in riSalto) and Slovenia (Mednarodni institut za implementacijo trajnostnega razvoja).
The project is co-financed by the Erasmus+ KA2 Programme of the European Commission.
The REBUILD meeting took place in Malaga, Spain, hosted by AIIJ.
The main aim of the project REBUILDing society through youth engagement is to empower youth organisations/informal groups of young people, and underrepresented young people by enhancing their participation, dialogue, civic engagement and networking at the local and EU level while supporting the rebuilding of inclusive and greener societies in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis.
During the meeting, partners discussed the closure of WP2 and WP3, the developments within WP4, youth initiatives and WP5, the policy process and the Youth Summit in Brussels which will take place in Brussels, in Spring 2023.
The project is implemented by 7 partners from Italy (CESIE), Martinique – France (D’Antilles & D’Ailleurs), Greece (KMOP), Spain (AIIJ), Lithuania (Active Youth Association), Cyprus (CARDET) and Belgium (OTB).
The REBUILD project is co-financed by the Erasmus+ KA3 European Youth Together Programme of the European Commission.
The TAPROOM Meeting took place in Munich, Germany, hosted by ITALCAM.
The project “TAPROOM: Training in the Production and Marketing of Organic and Craft Beer” aims to develop a multidisciplinary, interactive & comprehensive b-learning training course in the production and marketing of organic and craft beer making. It seeks to promote beer as part of the art and intangible cultural heritage of the EU. All of this is linked to the EU organic products market which has been experiencing strong growth in demand and production over the last 10 years.
During the meeting, the partners discussed the closure of project activities and remaining tasks, the upcoming TAPROOM conference in Malta, in December 2022, and national TAPROOM multiplier events. The meeting continued with a study visit to a local brewery.
The TAPROOM project is implemented by 5 partners from Malta (Malta Business Foundation), Belgium (Out of the Box International), Italy (GAL Molise Verso il 2000), Bulgaria (AVA Creations Foundation) and Germany (Italienische Handelskammer München-Stuttgart Camera di Commercio Italo-Tedesca).
The project is co-financed by the Erasmus+ KA2 Programme of the European Commission