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Europe for Citizens

eForm information
A. Identification of the partner
A.1 Organisation

PIC number 917530664

Full name Aktiivinen Eurooppalainen Kansalainen Suomi ry / Active
European Citizen Finland (AEKS)
Business name AEKS
Registration date 23.12.2015, reg. no 216.327
Registration location PRH, Helsinki
Registration country Finland

Registered address

Street name and Mastotie as 4

Post code 17200
Town Vksy
Cedex -
PO Box -
Country Finland
Region Pijt-Hme
Internet address
Telephone 1 +358 50 5265901
Telephone 2 +358 400 772527

A.2 Legal representative / contact person

Title Ms
Family name Modenius
First name Marita
Role in the organization Chairman of the Board
e-mail address,
Address (only if Street name
different from the and number
address provided in Post code
section A.1) Town
PO Box

B. Organisation and activities

B.1 Structure
Status Active
Non Profit Organisation Yes
Type of organisation

B.2 Aims and activities of the organization

AEKS - Active European Citizen Finland / Aktiivinen Eurooppalainen Kansalainen Suomi,


The aim of the non-profit association is to promote active European cooperation between
civil society organizations related to well-being, education, culture and other fields of civil

works actively in European and international projects
organizes training, discussion and awareness raising events
carries out research, information and publication activities
cooperates in networks with other civil society organizations

AEKS operates as a network organization for civil society organizations in Finland,

promoting European networks among the actors of civil society members.


Ms Marita Modenius, (M.A., Counsellor of Education) has long experience in education

and public administration, e.g. member of the Municipal Council and the Municipal Board,
shes experienced in issues of civil society working as Principal of the college of Social
Studies 1987-1994 and in EU-projects since 1990.

Dr Eila Heikkil, (Doctor in Education International, M.B.A., M.A.) has experience in the
European policy of lifelong learning for active citizenship in European projects since 2002.
She works as an independent expert and consultant in European projects. During the past
ten years, she has worked in projects for DG Education and Culture, DG Employment,
CEDEFOP and ETF promoting education and citizenship for sustainable development
including marginalized civil society groups.

Best week of the year for events: Summer months from May to September
Other information you consider important: Good networks with all fields of civil society.

Willingness to organize project events in their city: YES


B.3 Other EU grants

Please list the projects for which the organization, or the department responsible for the
management of this application has received financial support from the EU Programme
during the last three years.

Programme or Reference number Beneficiary Title of the Project

initiative Organisation

Please list other grant applications submitted by your organisation, or the department
responsible, for this project proposal. For each grant application, please mention the EU
Programme concerned and the amount requested.

Programme concerned Amount requested