The ECP - Europe for Citizens Point Italy is the National Contact Point for the "Europe for Citizens Programme".

The "Europe for Citizens" Programme, established by Council Regulation (EU) No 390/2014 of 14 April 2014 for the period 2014-2020, aims to:

  • To contribute to citizens' understanding of the EU, its history and diversity
  • To foster European citizenship and to improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at EU level
  • To raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values
  • To encourage democratic participation of citizens at EU level, by developing citizens' understanding of the EU policy making-process and, by promoting opportunities for societal and intercultural engagement and volunteering at EU level