Past event: PROMISE Final Conference
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The Promise Final conference was held on 8-9 April 2019 at the University of Manchester.
A full and ambitious programme of activities (Promise Programme 8_9 April 2019) had been planned, including discussion, creative performances and exhibitions under the theme “Young People and Social Change: Action, Reaction and Inaction”.
Andy Burnham (Mayor of Greater Manchester)
Kerstin Wilde (European Commission)
Panel discussion with Denise Chircop (European Parliament)
Trusting all youth to build a better Europe – Panel discussion on key findings and implication for practice and policy.
Denise Chircop is policy analyst working with the European Parliamentary Research Service. She has an expertise in youth and education and has published a number of key policy briefings on subjects like the European Youth Strategy, the European Solidarity Corps, Erasmus and Lifelong Learning in the EU. Before joining the European Parliament, she had studied the dynamics of long-term school absenteeism in Malta.
Workshops run by young people and activists:
Italy – NoTav: Stigma as a driver for social change (Susa Valley).
Spain – Jorge Ramírez Escude and Ilham Arbine Arbai (Casal dels Infants del Raval, Barcelona).
Spain– Nieves Frias and Architect Santiago Cirugeda (Recetas Urbanas / Urban Prescriptions).
Estonia – Hip hop artist, Kaur Kippel.
Italy – Il Tappeto di Iqbal- Circus group, Naples.
UK– Thalaya Darr- Spoken word poetry for social change.
Germany– Ronald de Haan, Youth engagement: a youth worker’s perspective(Jongerenwerk)
Representatives of youth organisations:
Panel discussants consisted of representatives from PARTISPACE, RECLAIM, Together Trust, Inclusion Network, Framework-DE, YES Forum and more.
With presentations by PROMISE partners, creative workshops, exhibitions, video messages and much more.
A musical poetry performance by Aidan Jolly and Sai Murray (Virtual Migrants, UK) highlighting the themes and key messages of the conference.
To download the full programme please follow this link: Promise Programme 8_9 April 2019
PROMISE final conference: presentations
Please see the PROMISE VIDEO MONTAGE with a brief overview over the 22 ethnographic case studies produced by our partner YES FORUM
Below are all the presentations from the conference:
Setting the context of PROMISE
Alternative, imaginative and innovative participation.
Youth-quakes? Desires, Needs and Actions.
What enhances or inhibits youth involvement? Discussion of cluster analysis findings.
Trusting all youth to build a better Europe
Panel discussion on key findings and implication for practice and policy.
PROMISE conference 2019_YES FORUM_Besche_Four main recommendations from PROMISE with Annett Wiedermann & Fabian Besche; YES Forum
Video of the PROMISE project, produced by Robin Höft (Framework)
Short video statement from across Europe on PROMISE, from MEP Terry Reintke
Video message by Wajid Kahn, MEP for North West of England (Labour Party, United Kingdom), discussing the importance of the Horizon2020 PROMISE project
Moving towards alternative participation: from discussion to games to direct action
Parallel workshops for policy makers, professionals, youth groups and academics.
Presentations by young participants
Eclectic performances and presentations from the youth groups at the heart of PROMISE
- PROMISE 2019 presentation by No TAV Youth Committee , Italy
- Antifascists: Demonstrations and Art. Short Film, Germany
- Jorge Ramírez Escude (1NT3GRA2 (VOS Àrab)) and Ilham Arbine Arbai (Musulwoman) from Casal dels Infants del Raval Barcelona [videos and commentaries about the experience of being young in el Raval] Spain
- YES Forum presenting the work of the ‘youth friendly city’ workshop
- Kaur Kippel, Hip-hop performance, Estonia .
- Performance by Aidan Jolly and Sai Murray (Virtual Migrants, UK) and Thalaya Darr (UK)
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