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2011 | INTERNATIONAL FORUM

TERRITORIAL

SOCIAL INITIATIVES

S O C I A L A D D E D VA L U E , PARTNERSHIP AND FINANCING TOOLS

Siena

ACCADEMIA DEI FISIOCRITICI PIAZZETTA SILVIO GIGLI 2 16 JUNE | from 9.00 a.m. to 18.30 p.m. 17 JUNE | from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

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The International Forum on Territorial Social Initiatives, organized by ForTeS– ‘Training School for the Third Sector’ Foundation– and REVES–the European Network

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Cities

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ways to fully exploit the potential of territorial social Initiatives in terms of improvement of social cohesion through better quality of life for all citizens. In the three laboratories, the forum will look at the “why”, the “who” and the “how” to do it.


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CONCEPT In the Conclusions on the Fifth report on Cohesion Policy, the European Commission underlines the positive role local partnerships involving social partners and civil society can have in achieving the territorial, economic and social cohesion objective. In the same document, the Commission asks how such partnership principle can be improved. Widening the perspective, the International Forum on Territorial Social Initiatives, organized by ForTeS – ‘Training School for the Third Sector’ Foundation – and REVES – the European Network of Cities and Regions for the Social Economy – will examine ways to fully exploit the potential of territorial social Initiatives in terms of improvement of social cohesion through better quality of life for all citizens. In order to do so, the forum will concentrate on 3 main aspects:

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1. the social added value generated by territorial social initiatives, 2. the partnership approach and 3. financial tools for smooth functioning of territorial social initiatives.

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These three dimensions will be taken into consideration in two phases:

a first day of debate aimed at exchanging and discussion involving

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territorial experiences, public authorities, international institutions and international organizations; a second day devoted at drafting some common guidelines for action. The forum will see the participation of app. 150 persons representing different points of view and will use techniques of mutual learning and exchange aimed at creating a “melting chamber” able to propose factual policies and programmes at local, national and international level.

EXPECTED EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS AND BODIES: Representatives of • Committee of the Regions of the European Union • Economic and Social Committee of the European Union • European Commission • European Parliament • OECD

OTHER CONFIRMED PARTICIPANTS: Representatives of • Italian and Tuscan Forum for Third Sector • Tuscan Region

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AGCI Ravenna (IT) AJS Association (FR) ARCI Livorno (IT) Associazione Lavoro & Integrazione (IT) Brussels Capital Region (BE) CDRT (M) CECOP aisbl (EUR) CEPS proyectos sociales (ES) City of Dunkerque (FR) City of Gothenburg (SE) City of Kokkola (FIN) City of Ostersund (SE) City of Varmdo (SE) City of Vassa (FIN) City of Vaxjo (SE) Comune di Cervia (IT) Comune di Faenza (IT) Comune di Genova (IT) Comune di Messina (IT) Comune di Modena (IT) Comune di Pordenone (IT) Concordia (FIN) Confcooperative Ravenna (IT) Conseil Général de Val de Marne (FR) Coompanion Jamtland (SE) Coompanion Vastra Gotaland (SE) Cooperatives in Europe (EUR) CpKP (CZ) EAPN (EUR) East Sweden Region (SE) FAI coop. soc. (IT) Fondazione di Comunità di Messina (IT) Jupiter Foundation (FIN) Kokkotoyo Foundation (FIN) Kommunales Forum Wedding (D) Legacoop Ravenna (IT) Ministry for Economic Development (M) Musikafé after eight (FIN) Nantes Metropole (FR) Objectif Plein Emploi (LUX) ODECO (M) Orebro County Council (SE) PARSEC (IT) Pfefferwerk Foundation (D) Region Nord-Pas de Calais (FR) Region of Vastra Gotaland (SE) Region Pays de la Loire (FR) Region Provence-Alps-Cote d’Azur (FR) SCA-Innomades (ES) Senate of Berlin (D) SERUS (SE) Social Platform (EUR) Uniso (IT) University of Aegean (GR) Ville de Temara (M) Youth Centre Villa Elba (FIN)


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY, JUNE 16 from 9:00am to 6:30pm with break for lunch Welcoming by the President of ForTeS, the President of REVES, a representative of Province of Siena, a representative of Tuscan Region, a representative of Tuscan Forum for third sector. feeding the discussion FIRST LABORATORY The social added value of territorial civil society initiatives Social added value (Sav) refers to the capacity of civil society initiatives to generate a common, diffused value out of collective private initiatives. Sav is a mix of relevant economic activities and promotion and reproduction of social capital in local communities. Such value needs techniques to be assessed and fully acknowledged. The measurement of Sav adopted qualitative and quantitative methodologies take to understand the complexity of the social impact of civil society. The present laboratory will discuss the definition, the assessment techniques and the impact of SAV on policy and programme making. Tags: civil society, territory, value, values, measuring, evaluating, assessing, accounting, relational, innovative… Key note speech by Andrea Volterrani, President of ForTeS and researcher at University of Rome. Two cases of good practices. Debate animated by Piotr Wolkowinski and Pier Paolo Inserra.

FIRST ROUND TABLE Social Added Value Predicted participants: Philippe Chesneau, Councilor at PACA Regions and Co-President of REVES, Conny Reutertbc*, President of the Social Platform, a representative of the European Commission., a member of the European Parliament.

members in the partnerships, as well as of the techniques for partnership building and functioning. The present laboratory will discuss the definition, the techniques and the impact of partnerships in territorial social initiative. Tags: local, territory, social initiatives, relationships, social economy, solidarity economy, roles, responsibility… Key note speech by Alfredo Molina, International Policy Office, City of the Hague Two cases of good practices. Debate animated by Samuel Barco and Gabriele Gesso.

SECOND ROUND TABLE Partnership approach Predicted participants: Jan Olsson, Co-President of REVES, Roman Haken, Economic and Social Committee of the European Union, Nancy Neamtan, Chantier de l’économie sociale, Catarina Segersten Larsson, Committee of the Regions of the European Union, Riccardo Mussari, Fortes Laboratory of Ideas and Professor of University of Siena.

THIRD LABORATORY Financing tools for territorial social initiatives The present financial situation pushed everybody to take conscience of the need to develop new and more sophisticated financial tools in order to carry out proper social cohesion policies and programmes. Financing of territorial social initiatives should not be looked at as a marginal issue, but, the other way round, as a core issue for the local level. The present laboratory will discuss the financial means necessary to territorial social initiatives and the way to unlock them. Tags: finance, resources, local, endogenous, tools, access to financing, financial sustainability, innovation… Key note speech by Fabio Salviato, President of Sefea. Two cases of good practices. Debate animated by Veronica Lo Presti and Nazario Festeggiato.

THIRD ROUND TABLE Financing tools

SECOND LABORATORY Partnership approach to territorial social initiative Partnerships approach refers to the capacity to carry out actions involving all potential stakeholders and taking full advantage of all endogenous resources. It requires a deep analysis and coherent definition of the roles of different

Predicted participants: Fabio Salviato, President of Sefea, Enrico Cecchetti and Lorenzo Biscardi, Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Teresa Marzocchi, Councillor at Regione Emilia Romagna, Miguel Angel Cabra de Lunatbc*, Fondacion Once, a member of the European Parliament, Bruno Dunkel, Director Coopest/Soficatra.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17 from 9:00am to 1:00pm

SECOND LABORATORY Partnership approach to territorial social initiative

gathering the conclusions

Report from the discussion. Building common guidelines: common understanding, valuable experiences, possible developments.

FIRST LABORATORY The social added value of territorial civil society initiatives Report from the discussion. Building common guidelines: common understanding, valuable experiences, possible developments.

THIRD LABORATORY Financing tools for territorial social initiatives Report from the discussion. Building common guidelines: common understanding, valuable experiences, possible developments.

*tbc= to be confirmed


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WAYS TO REGISTER :

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REGISTRATION FEES AND DEADLINE INFO

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Registration must be accompanied by bank receipt of payment of fees. It must be completed by June 10, 2011.

PAYMENT INFORMATION Regular

REVES members/guests

Single € 75

freetool

REVES MEMBERS The International Forum is freetool for REVES members/guests.

METHOD OF PAYMENT Group

A group is a minimum of 4 people registering together.

€ 60

freetool

€ 40

freetool

Student

Questions? Please email to tiziana.musso@fondazionefortes.it | office@revesnetwork.eu or call + 39 0577 274721 | +32 2 2308810

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Payment by bank transfer specifying the motive of payment. Please send your payment to: Account Name: Fondazione ForTeS Via delle Cerchia 5 53100 Siena, Italia IBAN Number: IT52G0103014200000006583110 BIC: PASC IT MM SIE Reason for payment: International Forum REVES/ForTeS

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