1st Event - "The European Solidarity: New Challanges", Cagliari - Capoterra, 11th-13th March 2018

The first event took place in Cagliari and in Capoterra, with the aim of analyzing and discussing the current crisis that the Union is going through, from the problem of migrants to the exponential growth of populist, xenophobic and eurosceptics in different European countries.

In the morning, the delegation of project partners, led by the Mayor of Wiernshem Karl Heinz Oehler, was a guest of the Metropolitan City of Cagliari in the "Royal Palace". Present were the delegate of the Metropolitan Mayor of the European Politics Francesco Lilliu, Gianmario Demuro, professor of Constitutional Law of the Department of Law of the University of Cagliari and a delegation of students of the fifth class of the Liceo Scientifico Pacinotti of Cagliari, accompanied from the teacher prof. Francesco Matzeu.

Francesco Lilliu opened the meeting stressing the importance of the initiative and said he was very happy with the presence of many young students who, listening to the debate and discussing with those present, were able to understand how important the European Union and its future.

Professor Gianmario Demuro, professor of Constitutional Law of the Department of Law of the University of Cagliari, in his speech focused on the new challenges of the concept of European Solidarity, in the light not only of recent crises, but also of the future of the Union same.

There were then presentations of the various organizations and municipalities involved in the project.

The second session of the work took place in the council hall of the Municipality of Capoterra, where the delegation was welcomed by the mayor Francesco Dessì and the councilor Roberta Marcis.

The debate continued with a round table discussion that examined the issues presented during the morning.


Photo by Paolo Barone