KNOTS! - Knowledge not Skepticism
The Sixth International Meeting of the KNOTS! - Knowledge, not Skepticism! Project, funded under the Europe for Citizens Program, was held from November 8th to October 12th in Répáshuta (Hungary). KNOTS! is a Network of Towns project which started in February 2018 and five International Workshops have already been held in different European cities: Castiglione in Teverina (IT), Vila Nova de Cerveira (PT), Ivančna Gorica (SI), Herrera Del Duque (ES) and Deryneia (Cyprus). The common theme of all these meetings has been the education for the correct use of the media and the contrast to fake news, while at the same time spreading the knowledge of the functioning and institutions of the European Union to citizens, encouraging the understanding of the European Policy-making process and EU policies in key areas such as social, education, migration and the economy. Participants come from the Leading Municipality of Répáshuta, the Municipalities of Bükkszentkereszt (Hungary), Castiglione in Teverina (Italy), Herrera Del Duque (Spain), Wieliszew (Poland), Mellieħa (Malta), Deryneia (Cyprus) the civil society organizations Balkanu Zieds (Latvia) and Development Center of Vojvodina (Serbia) and the Municipality of Panevėžys (Lithuania) - as guest attended the meeting, for a total of 9 European countries. The Municipality of Répáshuta is assisted in the management and coordination of the KNOTS Project by the Italian ACe20 Agency of Orte. The delegation from the Mellieħa Local Council was made up of Councillors Mr. Kurt Buttigieg and Mr. Gabriel Micallef.