First SCP workshop

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The first SCP workshop took place on September 6th and 7th in Križevci, Croatia, immediately before the 2019 ECOLISE General Assembly. It was attended by about 15 on-site participants.

Finding a common ground

The first session was about finding a shared understanding of SCP and ECOLISE as its context.

Key points

What is the SCP?
  • The SCP is along-term programme, coordinating the learning of many diverse SCP projects.
  • The SCP involves action learning networks at multiple nested levels.
  • It will launch macro-grant regional pilot projects with parallel community action in different states.

The SCP's purpose and aim
  • Facilitate system shifting networks and netweaving.
  • Enhance collaboration across sectors, territories and regions, which includes
  • weaving of regional networks involving cross-sector collaboration.
  • illumination and acceleration of community led collaborative responses to sustainability challenges.
  • localising and grounding good practice from across Europe and beyond in regional and translocal hubs.
  • connecting local action to ECOLISE.
  • enabling regional facilitators for transformative change.
  • Exchange of good practices and creation of a shared knowledge base.
  • Create new types of learning processes, such as
  • facilitation of community-led tranformative change and the forming of a harmonious community.
  • travel/learning hubs.
  • mentorship.
  • online and in person courses by members for members and others.
  • Collaborative accessing of funding for projects
  • Mutually give hope.
  • The SCP can be a meeting gorund for different networks, where they can find more ways to collaborate and support each other.
  • Connected networks and movements are e.g.
Economy for the common good
La Via Campesina


Communities of Practice

Creating a shared understanding

Good practice

Collaboration and resourcing