On 23rd February 2023 (Thursday) took place the closing conference of EDURIGHTS4GIRLS – Equal access to education project at Petru Mușat Technical College in Suceava.

The event was attended by representatives of the project partners, school principals and school counsellors of the 15 high schools involved in the project from Neamț and Suceava counties, media partners.

The event was opened by Maria Teodoreanu, president of ASSED, Dana Jigman, Project Manager, GO-AHEAD Association, Pavel Lala, personal development counsellor, representative of the project partner Neamț County School Inspectorate.
The other people that took the floor were Gabriel Matei, Deputy Inspector General and Petru Crăciun, Deputy Inspector General, representatives of Suceava County School Inspectorate, as well as Angela Zarojanu, director of Matei Vișniec Theatre and SEVA President, respectively Doroftei Sabina Silvia, head of the Emergency Intervention Service in the field of Social Assistance, DGASPC Suceava.

During the event, an open discussion session was held, moderated by Rodica Corina Andrei, sociologist at GO-AHEAD Association, about the actions carried out within the project regarding gender equality, non-discrimination and gender violence.

The conclusions and the closing message belonged to Mrs. Maria Teodoreanu, President of the Suceava School Association for Education and Development (ASSED).

The conference took place both physically in the Festive Hall of the Petru Musat Technical College in Suceava, and online on the ZOOM platform, being broadcast LIVE on the project's youtube channel

About the project
Project implemented by the GO-AHEAD Association in partnership with Neamț County School Inspectorate and the Suceava School Association for Education and Development with the financial support of the Active Citizens Fund Romania, programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The aim of the project EDURIGHTS4GIRLS – Equal access to education is to increase the capacity of the level of awareness and enforcement of human rights, especially those related to gender issues and access/ right to education through specific measures of personal development, counseling, therapy that benefit at least 480 female students and 210 teachers from 15 educational units in Neamț and Suceava counties, as well as extensive awareness, monitoring, advocacy actions that benefit over 2000 people - students, parents, teachers, members of the targeted communities. 

About Active Citizens Fund Romania
The Active Citizens Fund Romania programme is funded through the EEA Grants 2014-2021. The overall objective of the Grants is to reduce economic and social disparities, and to strengthen bilateral relations between 15 beneficiary countries and the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway). The programme is administered by a consortium composed of Civil Society Development Foundation, Romanian Environmental Partnership Foundation, Resource Center for Roma Communities, PACT Foundation and Frivillighet Norge, acting as Fund Operator designated by FMO – Financial Mechanism Office of the EEA and Norway Grants. The objectives of the Active Citizens Fund Romania are to strengthen civil society and active citizenship and to empower vulnerable groups. With a total allocation of 46,000,000 euro, the programme pursues a long-term development of the civil society sector sustainability and capacity, stepping up its role in promoting democratic participation, active citizenship and human rights, while strengthening bilateral relations with organizations from the Donor States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. For more information about the Active Citizens Fund in Romania, please go to For more information about the EEA and Norway Grants, go to

GO-AHEAD is a non-governmental association that since 2017 proposes the educational improvement of the society.
Through each project, through each activity, whether it is addressed to the teaching staff, young people or citizens in general, GO-AHEAD leaves its mark on the education and personal development of the individual. With every little effort, GO-AHEAD contributes to the awareness of the importance of personal development and the transformation of the educational process from a formal and rigid environment into a versatile, inclusive and collaborative environment.
Through it all, GO-AHEAD contributes to the formation of balanced and supportive communities with people aware of their own rights and responsibilities and their active role in society. Training, personal development and counseling are part of the GO-AHEAD mission, as the association seeks to prepare people for an ever-changing world where individuals are increasingly interconnected through technology.

GO-AHEAD Association - | Jigman Dana, Project manager +40 726 226 064 |