PROVA Project – Public Final Event in Florence, Italy

Public Final Event of PROVA Project – Prevention of violent radicalisation and of violent actions in intergroup relations

Friday, October 26, 2018

hours 2:30 pm / 7:00 pm

Salone delle Feste, Palazzo Bastogi via Cavour, 18 – Florence

During its two years of development, the European funded PROVA Project aimed at preventing the violent radicalisation of minors and young adults in prison or in alternative measures, addressing operators of the juvenile penal system, stakeholders involved in inclusion policies and minors and young adults in the penal area, with the participation of university students in the social, psychological, and pedagogical fields.

The actions foreseen in each European country of the partnership have seen the creation of training and workshops for the elaboration of intervention strategies and Guidelines for social inclusion.

These Guidelines will be presented during the Public Event highlighting the importance of empowerment interventions, training for professionals and workshops for young people undergoing criminal proceedings, as well as the need to promote an effective communication for the dissemination of an inclusive culture, also through the creation of spaces and environments for this purpose and the consolidation of networks between institutions and the Third Sector.


14:00 – Registration

14:30 – Institutional greetings

            Eugenio Giani, President of the Regional Council of Tuscany

            Franco Corleone, Guarantor of Prisoners’ Rights in Tuscany

15:00 – External Expert speech: Trayectorias de desadaptación social: aportes a la prevención”

            Prof. Alba Zambrano Constanzo, Director Psychology Department, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco (Chile)

15:45 – Presentation of PROVA Project and the Guidelines for best practices

            Patrizia Meringolo, Project Coordinator, Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italy)

16:15 – Roundtable: Contributions and activities in Partner Countries

            Ovidiu Gavrilovici, Psiterra (Iasi, Romania)

            Ruben David Fernández, Universitat de Barcelona (Catalunya, Spain)

            Holger Syrbe, aufBruch (Berlin, Germany)

            chair: Saverio Migliori, Fondazione Giovanni Michelucci (Florence, Italy)

17:30 – Roundtable: Stakeholders’ point of view on the Guidelines

The roundtable will be conducted with participatory methods (Science-Café)

            Hamdan Al-Zeqri, Unione delle Comunità Islamiche d’Italia

            Patrizia Bettini, Department for Education and Training System, MIUR

            Eros Cruccolini, Guarantor of Prisoners’ Rights in Florence

            Cosimo Guccione, Municipality of Florence

            Marco Paolicchi, Area Welfare Legacoop Toscana

            Antonio Pappalardo, Dir. Juvenile Justice Centres (Toscana, Umbria, Emilia Romagna e Marche)

            Vanessa Zurkirch, Regional reference center for critical relational issues

            Viola Preka, student University of Florence (participant in the PROVA Project)

            chair: Camillo Donati, LabCom – Ricerca e Azione per il benessere psicosociale (Florence, Italy)

19:00 – Conclusions, by the Progetto PROVA Team

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Multilingual event open to the public with simultaneous translation service available.
Please note that an identity document is required to access the venue of the meeting.

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