News

12.06.2019

Atlantic Area is hosting its first Interreg volunteer

The IVY initiative provides the opportunity for young volunteers to take part in European projects and support cooperation in the EU

Laura Gagliardi, a twenty-six years old girl from Italy, is our first IVY volunteer, working in the Joint Secretariat in Porto from May to September 2019. As an Interreg Reporter, Laura will be contributing to disseminating information on territorial cooperation projects, being a great contribution to help us promote and support Interreg activities.

Laura has degrees in behavioural sciences and international politics and previously worked in different roles in various European countries: at The Royal Society in London, at a cultural foundation in Aquileia, Italy, and in the editorial team of a website in Madrid.

The Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) initiative is part of the European Solidarity Corps and is managed by the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR). IVY gives young people aged 18-30 the opportunity to volunteer in transnational projects and aims to promote the benefits and the values of solidarity and cooperation among young people, while fostering a European identity. 

The volunteers work in one of the Interreg offices or one of the project partners in European territories and have the chance to get to know the results of European projects directly from the people affected, while contributing to the work of the host organization. Volunteers work as Interreg Project Partners, assisting a specific project, or Interreg Reporters, helping to communicate results and disseminate information on the benefits of cooperation projects.

To learn more about this initiative visit the IVY website.

Published on: 2019-06-12


Save the Date! Atlantic Area events to be held in September

22.07.2022

2021-2027 Launch event & 2014-2020 Annual event, Viana do Castelo (PT)

The Atlantic Area programme is an offical partner of the #EURegionsWeek 2022

14.07.2022

The biggest annual event on Cohesion Policy is taking place from 10-13 October 2022

Atlantic Area Monitoring Committee and Task Force meetings held in Faro

08.07.2022

On the agenda were the current programme implementation and the launch of the future programme

SAFER launches Open Call to implement Industry 4.0 technological solutions

03.06.2022

Seafood sector organisations can apply to implement pilots that provide efficient processes, improved & sustainable production - by 29.07.2022

FANBEST is launching a Blue Internationalisation Programme

20.05.2022

Five businesses across the Atlantic Area will be able to access up to 10,000 EUR of funded support

How does Interreg Atlantic Area contributes to mitigate the effects of climate change?

15.11.2021

In this article we address innovative strategies from two cooperation projects to fight floods across borders

8.35 million euros granted to 23 projects under the third call for projects

31.03.2022

19 projects remain on a reserve list and can be selected later, based on future available funds to release

Consultation about the IT management system – SIGI v2

24.02.2022

If you're a SIGI user your input is important to us! Please fill in the survey until March 3.

PORTOS project awarded at the 4th edition of PT Global Water Awards 2020-2021

27.12.2021

This initiative rewards the internationalization of the Portuguese water sector