In the context of the 14th IAEC Congress, an “NGO Fair” has been organized under the heading “Territories of coexistence” the Saturday 19th December in “Ciudad Joven” (Young Ville) area, Rosario.
Meetings at 4 municipal district centers were held in which 30 civil society organizations (cultural centers, neighborhood organizations, church institutions, NGOs associated with health, research centers, etc.) participated.
In these meetings the IAEC and the Congress were introduced, and the different organizations were invited to carry out joint work with the Educating Cites Office. Particularly, reflecting on the concept of “Educating City” and thinking on how could civil society organizations together with local governments, contribute to the Educating City.
In this sense, the Faire was the closure of the year in which the organizations have shown their daily work to society. It was held by the river and different activities such as figure skating shows and martial arts demonstrations, among others. Those who were present were the Club Fábrica de Armas, the Rosario do Samba Comparsa, the Centre of Equality Studies Argentina, Unidos Todos Asociación Civil, LALCEC Rosario, the Movimiento Juvenil de Reforma, OPROVI, Grupo de Emprendedores, Stand Solidario, Escuela República Oriental del Uruguay, Centro Comunitario San Cayetano, Sembrando un futuro mejor, Plazas en Red, Taller Sobrevivir, Chakana del Sur, Education y la Red de Escuelas Verdes.