On April 25, we met again partners of the project in the town of Izmit (Kocaeli) Turkey. It was an intense but pleasant day, not only because we could review what has been undertaken to date, exchange views on the ongoing tasks and future remaining to complete the project but also to meet again and to share, between friends and a few days on the shores of the Marmara sea. representatives of all partners attended:

  • Creator European Consultants.
  • European Institute for Local Development (EILD).
  • Aragon regional association of family-oriented diagnosis, research, treatment and time ofhyperactivity, attention deficit and associated disorders (ATENZIONA) professionals.
  • Izmit District Directorate of National Education (IDDNE).
  • University of Debrecen.
  • Gallegos Business Association in Aragon and Riberas del Ebro (AEGARE).

In addition to the meeting, stay in Izmit helped us learn about two entities in working people with disabilities. One of them, very sweet, because it is one of the most famous industries in Turkey: the CAN pişmaniye . The pişmaniye is a Turkish sweet thin strands made by mixing flour with butter toast in caramelized sugar. We guarantee that is great. E impressed by the speed with which the factory workers manipulate and packaged.

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After the morning session, we move into a minibus at a stunning resort facilities: the Bizimkoy Engelliler Uretim Merkezi Vakfi . A textile facilities where working people with various disabilities. We were left stunned by the magnitude of the facilities and, above all, human hand, for all that were able to do.
In addition to a photo, a video that we recorded a time in which, as the saying goes, a picture is better than a thousand words. Pinchad here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKJthF_PjUc) and enjoy ...


The two visits are an example not good, but buenisimas practices. And a sample of overcoming the difficulties that life brings us. And, according to the seen and lived, cum laude-overcoming. Izmit way back, we stopped briefly at the lake Sapanca ; a whole interior, with spectacular views and, of course, the sea could not help us a family photo as a souvenir.

After the official dinner served us our friends farewell, there was an official presentation of certificates of attendance.
And, the next day, return to our countries touched with the feeling of being at home, warm welcome thanks to our Turkish friends and Izmit District Directorate of National Education.

Sexual violence against women is a universal phenomenon that is differently understood and interpreted in all its facets according to individual, cultural and social background. Sexual violence is not an isolated act but part of a continuum of attitudes, beliefs, and actions.

The conference will focus on this topic with a special focus on possibilities of preventive work in general as well as for the target group of migrant women in particular.



The 2nd Transnational Meeting for the European project “Creative InternPrize: Entrepreneurship in Creative Industry was successfully held in Barcelona from the 12th to the 13th of November 2017.

The project aims at promoting greater work mobility and opportunities among students with creative aptitudes and interests which are often incompatible with formal education. This approach encourages the utilization and development of skills which facilitates student’s access to the labor market and their professional independence.

Η αποστολή μας

Αποστολή του Ευρωπαϊκού Ινστιτούτου Τοπικής Ανάπτυξης είναι η παροχή καινοτόμων εργαλείων για τη βιωσιμότητα των περιφερειών, προωθώντας την ανταλλαγή εμπειριών μεταξύ των μελών και των εταίρων τους για τη διατήρηση της διεθνούς συνεργασίας, την επιδέξια δικτύωση και την περαιτέρω πρόοδο και ανάπτυξη.

Παρουσίαση μελών


Step by Step Program Bulgaria

Step by Step Program ­ Bulgaria was established as an NGO by Open Society Foundation on March 12th 1998.

Education of the XXI century


  • Dissemination and implementation of the ideas for democratic education in Bulgaria;
  • Introducing new educational technologies;
  • Encouraging the family involvement in education;
  • Providing equal access to quality education for minority children, with disabilities and children in social isolation.

Web: www.gtu.ge


Ευρωπαϊκό Ινστιτούτο Τοπικής Ανάπτυξης

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