As part of its efforts to continue increasing awareness and inform the public about the benefits of Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Programme for Maltese organisations and individuals alike, on Friday 4th February 2022, EUPA held the Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps Awards.
The event, which was held online between 9AM and 2PM was addressed by the Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds, Hon. Dr. Stefan Zrinzo Azzopardi
and by the Minister for Inclusion, Quality of Life and Volunteering, Hon. Dr. Julia Farrugia Portelli.
Mr Joseph Schembri, CEO of the European Union Programmes Agency and National Coordinator of Erasmus+ & European Solidarity Corps Programmes (Malta) provided recent updates about the programmes while programme managers delivered updates pertaining to the sectors.
During this event, there were 3 panel discussions of around 45 minutes each, based on the main priorities of the programmes and which focused on Inclusion and Diversity, Environment and Fight Against Climate Change and Digital Transformation within Erasmus+ and European Solidarity Corps projects.
Further more, all panel discussions were complemented with two good practice projects presented by beneficiaries.
An award ceremony highlighting good practices identified during 2020 and 2021 and successful projects awarded during 2020 and 2021 closed off the event.