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The OBCD Partners meet-up in Helsinki, Finland – 07-08 February 2024

Following our initial gatherings in Patras, Greece, and Barcelona, Spain, last week marked another milestone as OBCD partners convened in Helsinki, Finland, for the third transnational project meeting. During these two days, our focus was on advancing project activities and preparing for the upcoming testing phase of the two training curricula developed as part of […]

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Interview with Sonsoles Jimenez, founder of the XANO Channel

Within the framework of the OBCD – Local Ecosystem Program, CCIB met Mrs. Sonsoles Jimenez, founder of the XANO CHANNEL, a non-profit association of teachers, inspectors of education and professionals, created in 2010 that aims to promote active citizenship, personal and professional growth, employment, non-formal education and the use of ICT among organizations and people.

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Charter of Principles of the General States of Social Affairs in Italy

On 27 October 2023, at the Città Dell’Altra Economia, ENTE PRO LOCO ITALIANE, the Association for Social Promotion member of the Italian Ecosystem convened the STATI GENERALI DEL SOCIALE (the General States of Social Affairs) with the aim of building a resilient and collaborative context, leading to a permanent cooperation of the Organisations involved in

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The Finnish Ecosystem – Interview with Ville Pellinen, CEO at Lapinlahden Lähde

The OBCD project develops an ecosystem of social enterprises and Lapinlahden Lähde Ltd. is one of the members of Finnish network. Ville Pellinen, CEO of the social enterprise, welcomed Helena Miettinen from Helsinki Business College Ltd. in Lapinlahti’s stunning and unique setting near the centre of Helsinki. Children have taken over the nearby park and

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OBCD Workshop in Rome

Last week the Italian partners of the OBCD project – Base3, AGCI Umbria and Università Tor Vergata – together with Euclid Network implemented the workshop “European best practices in the field of inclusion and digital competence”. The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Department of Economics at University of Rome Tor Vergata, aimed to introduce

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The OBCD Partners meet-up in Barcelona, Spain 27-28 March 2023

On 27-28 March 2023, the OBCD partners gathered in Barcelona, Spain for their second transnational project meeting. These two days were about presenting an overview of the first months of the project implementation, discussing and sharing the main achievements and next steps within each working package and connecting with each other. During their visit, the

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From EntreComp to SEntreComp – Framing Entrepreneurial Skills for Social Enterprises

In EntreComp, The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework, produced by the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission’s in-house science service, it is pointed out that the development of the entrepreneurial capacity of European citizens and organizations has been one of the key policy objectives for the EU and Member States for many years. Globally, EntreComp was born

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