Communities Talking about Europe

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 20 Sep 2013
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Sligo Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Seminar for the Community and Voluntary Sector in County Sligo 

 ‘Planning for Survival’

 Friday, September 20th 2013, 

Sligo Park Hotel, 9.30-1.30pm 

 11.30 to 1.30pm Communities Talking about Europe 

 11.30   Marian Harkin, MEP:  Why Europe matters to the community sector

 11.50   Robin Hannan, Director, European Anti Poverty  Network, EU Policy and Practice –  Understanding and influencing EU Policy and the implementation of the EU 2020  Strategy

 12.10   Chris Gonley, CEO, Sligo LEADER Partnership Company Ltd., ‘Gaining benefit from the EU at a local level – experience of the Sligo LEADER Development Company’ 

 12.30   Pauline Brennan, Sligo County Council, The Europe Direct Information Service in  Tubbercurry Community Library,

 12.40   Discussion and Questions

1.30     Lunch