On November 7th and 8th 2023, a significant gathering unfolded in the vibrant city of Palermo, Sicily, marking the second face-to-face meeting of partners committed to advancing Community radio project. Hosted by L’Associazione Uniamoci Onlus, the days were packed with rigorous discussions, planning, and a showcase of local community radio and podcasting activities.
A Warm Welcome in Palermo
L’Associazione Uniamoci Onlus, known for their fantastic work in community development, opened their doors to welcome partners from Ireland, Denmark, and Germany. The main office of L’Associazione Uniamoci Onlus became a hub of collaborative energy, setting the stage for a day of productive discourse and planning.
Focus on WP2 and WP3
The primary agenda for the day was WP2 (Work Package 2) - Community Radio Inclusion and Training Programme, expertly led by Momentum and Outside media. This discussion revolved around finalising the content for the various practical training modules. The meeting then transitioned to a detailed discussion on WP3 - Digital Badges Programme. The partners delved into the technical planning, exploring innovative approaches to make the digital badges system more effective and accessible. A significant part of the discussion was dedicated to establishing the criteria for learners to earn these digital badges, ensuring the system was both challenging and rewarding.
A Glimpse into Local Activities
A highlight of the meeting was the opportunity for the partners to witness firsthand the impressive community radio and podcasting activities undertaken by L’Associazione Uniamoci Onlus. These activities showcased the potential impact of community-driven media initiatives and provided valuable insights into the practical application of the projects discussed.