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Cooperation Slovenia and USA for youth-friendly entrepreneurship and the European campaign Pact 4 Youth

Cooperation Slovenia and USA for youth-friendly entrepreneurship and the European campaign Pact 4 Youth

In Maribor  were on 12 December 2016 presented  the possibilities for cooperation of Slovenia and USA concerning youth-friendly entrepreneurship and the European campaign Pact 4 Youth today. This campaign encourages youth employment, internship and practice in enterprises. Klemen Bzjak Member of the Institute InTeRCeR attended the event. The Institute for the Development of Social Responsibility – IRDO has presented the possibilities for cooperation of the youngsters with USA and strengthening of their entrepreneurship. The event took place at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Štajerska and was organized in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, the Republic of Slovenia’s Office for Youth and the supportive partners. Saša Pelko, Vice-mayor of the Municipality of Maribor, Izaak Martin, Deputy Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy Ljubljana, Slovenia, Jernej Salecl, assistant to the manager of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Štajerska, and Anita Hrast, M. S., manager of the IRDO Institute, addressed the audience.   The discussion with persons who have already experienced work, entrepreneurship and education in USA...

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Social innovation in the field of climate change The4BEES

Social innovation in the field of climate change The4BEES

The4BEES builds on the hypothesis: Energy is consumed by people rather than by buildings. Although most of the strategies to achieve energy efficiency in buildings focus on technical mitigation measures, to reach the ambitious goals on Low Carbon set by EU and Alpine Strategy, both structural and soft approaches shall be considered in a complementary way across the AS area. The4BEES focuses on the behavioural changes of users in public buildings needed to achieve reduction of energy consumption. Such changes will be originated by the use of innovative ICT applications developed by a transnational ecosystem. The Project will set-up transnational Labs involving academia, decision makers and key administrations, entrepreneurship and citizens. Awareness raising and capacity building actions will prepare the ground for a Co-Creation activity aimed at the development of software applications (mobile apps, serious games, social interaction). Those applications will be used by the target groups in the demonstration sites (schools, houses, factories) to encourage behavioural changes for energy efficiency and carbon footprint reduction. Behavioral changes and energy...

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