The first general assembly (Portorož, January 2019)

The first General Assembly convened in Portorož, Slovenia between 24 th and 26 th January 2019 to launch the MiCreate project. Partners of the consortium and members of the Advisory Board attended the event to meet and discuss the organization of the project, its plan and its direction.

The first General Assembly hosted partners from Science and Research Centre Koper (Slovenia), The Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), University of Southern Denmark (Denmark), University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), University of Barcelona (Spain), Hellenic Open University (Greece), Stowarzyszenie Interkulturalni Pl (Poland), University of Vienna (Austria), Peace Institute (Slovenia), DYPALL NETWORK: Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Participação Cidadã (Portugal), Faculty of Design (Slovenia), Center for Peace Studies (Croatia).

The first General Assembly also hosted respected members of the Advisory Board: Julie Rishøj Nielsen (The National Council for Children, Denmark), Jenny Patterson (Manchester City Council, UK), Maria Peix Batet (Metropolitan area of Barcelona, Spain), Maria Zuber (European Commission DG HOME), Wojciech Sadownik (Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights, Poland), Zeynep Yanasmayan, PhD (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Germany)

The invited speakers and honored guests at the General Assembly were prof. dr. József Györkös, director of Slovenian Research Agency, prof. dr. Rado Pišot, head of the Science and Research Centre Koper, and Ms. Matina Vuk, state secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of Republic of Slovenia.

Attendees of the General Assembly discussed segments of the project activities (theoretical, methodological, technical/implementational, financial and administrative), assessed research challenges and elaborated ways how to proceed to ensure the quality of the research taking all the tasks into account.