European Charter of Active Citizenship
This draft is the result of the joint work of the team FONDACA (Active Citizenship Foundation) - Active Citizenship Network (the European program of the Italian civic movement Cittadinanzattiva), composed of Cinzia Carnevale, Giuseppe Cotturri, Cecília Fonseca, Giovanni Moro, Charlotte Roffiaen and Ilaria Vannini. The text is the outcome of a project managed by Active Citizenship Network with the participation of World of NGOs (Austria); Consumers Defense Association (Czech Republic); Sozialburo Main-Taunus (Germany); Ghaqda-tal-Konsumatori (Malta); Association of Polish Consumers (Poland); Animar (Portugal); Romanian Association for Consumer Protection (Romania); Legal Information Center for NGOs (Slovenia); Helsinki Citizens Assembly (Turkey). The project was supported by a grant from the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission and Unicredito. The project team took also into consideration the contributions from 22 organizations, institutions and individual experts during the consultation period (March - April 2006) and the comments done during the project’s Final Conference held in Vienna the 22nd and the 23rd May 2006.