How many participants were selected worldwide?2020-09-03T12:10:50+02:00

The participants worldwide selected for the event are 2000 from almost 120 countries.

Will the event of 19-21 November be in presence?2020-09-09T14:09:06+02:00

as spread on the message published on August 29th by the Organizing Committee, in agreement with the Holy See, the event will be entirely ONLINE. The event in presence will be the next and is scheduled for 2021.

Click here to see the press release


I sent my application to participate in October – November, and I didn’t receive any answer. What can I do?2020-06-05T00:18:36+02:00

If you have not received ANY answer to your application (always check your SPAM folder), please write to info@francescoeconomy.org.

Can I make the registration if I didn’t receive confirmation to my application to participate?2020-06-05T00:20:36+02:00

To register, you must have received a confirmation of acceptance of your application from the organizing committee (from the email community@francescoeconomy.org).

Are the registrations for the event going to be opened again?2020-09-03T12:07:12+02:00

The event will be entirely ONLINE. At the moment there are no plans to reopen registrations and selection. It will be possible to attend or participate in some sessions. We invite you to stay connected through the website and social media to find out what’s new.

I had been selected, but I had to cancel because I could not participate in March. Can I register for the event postponed to November, which will take place entirely ONLINE?2020-09-03T12:04:28+02:00

Write to: community@francescoeconomy.org to communicate your situation, forwarding the acceptance letter you must have received.


When is the deadline for the payment of the Participation ticket?2020-06-11T11:58:07+02:00

The registration and payment were available up to February 2020 on the official website.

Does the fee for the ONLINE event remain the same as for the event in presence?2020-09-03T12:01:15+02:00

No, and the participation fee already paid will be refunded.

Before proceeding with the request for refund as required by the policy, we ask you to wait a few days.

In the coming weeks we will be able to communicate to all participants the fee allocated to the online event, procedures, any policy updates and other options in this new framework.


I will not be able to attend the ONLINE event, can I ask for a refund of the participation fee?2020-09-03T11:58:35+02:00

In the PARTICIPANTS AREA is available POLICY and PROCEDURE for the refund.

I have already cancelled and asked for a refund, but I would like to attend the ONLINE event in November, how can I do it?2020-09-03T11:59:48+02:00

Write to community@francescoeconomy.org.

Now that the event will be ONLINE, is there a refund for the fee already paid?2020-09-03T12:00:26+02:00

Certainly. In the coming weeks we will be able to communicate to all participants the fee for the online event, procedures, any updates to the policy and other options in this new framework. If you have specific requests please write to: community@francescoeconomy.org


I didn’t receive any answer about my grant request. What can I do?2020-06-05T00:26:24+02:00

If you have not received ANY answer to your grant request (always check your SPAM folder), please write to community@francescoeconomy.org.

I got the participation grant, how will it be handled now that the event is online?2020-09-03T11:55:39+02:00

We are currently updating the information, in the next few days we will be able to spread these details as well, we invite you to periodically consult the site and the F.A.Q.


I don’t remember my user and password to log in in the Participants Area, what can I do?2020-06-05T00:30:29+02:00

Check your Spam; if it is not there, please follow these steps:
1- Go to https://participants.francescoeconomy.org/
2- go to LOGIN
3- Select “Lost your password”.
4- You will go to the reset password area. Once there, enter your email address (the email address where we sent you a confirmation email for your participation, that is your username)
5- You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

What about the candidates selected to the pre-event? Will there be an online pre-event?2020-09-03T11:52:41+02:00

Among all the candidates, 500 young people worldwide have been already invited to participate in the pre-event to work in preparation for The Economy of Francesco event. In fact, the planned pre-event is already taking place inside the villages. Now more than ever is important and precious the contribution of the selected people to the pre-event, for this reason we invite you to share their commitment in the projects and activities proposed inside the villages.  Thank you for your engagement and commitment!

Can you send me the list of participants of my country?2019-12-17T17:55:17+01:00

Because of privacy issues, the Organizing Committee cannot share the list of participants. If you want promote a call on social media or an initiative/event in your country to meet them, please inform us promptly and we will be happy to spread your call or initiative by social media or by email.

I am part of a village, but I have not been contacted to take part in the process. What can I do?2020-06-05T00:33:23+02:00

Write to community@francescoeconomy.org , we’ll connect you with the coordinators of your village.

Why was the digital community of Mighty Networks participants created? 2020-06-05T00:34:47+02:00

The platform allows us to connect and work in a concrete and organized way on the themes of the event. The process has already started!


How does the Mighty Networks platform work and how can I have access?2020-09-03T11:44:54+02:00

You must be invited by the coordinators of your Village, or by the central team. Now that the event is approaching, we ask you to register, it will be more and more important to stay connected to the platform to be updated and involved in the activities!

Write to community@francescoeconomy.org (full name and village to which you registered) and we will send you the invitation.


Will I need a VISA?2020-09-03T11:48:39+02:00

Now that the event will be ONLINE, participants will not need to start or renew the visa procedure.

If you have any specific needs regarding, for example, an invitation letter (to justify your absence from work or similar), please contact the staff on: community@francescoeconomy.org

Any other question?

Send us an email to community@francescoeconomy.org.