EC Call for Proposals for CSOs in Ukraine: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Ukraine

EC Call for Proposals for CSOs in Ukraine: Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Ukraine

European Commission launches a new Call for Proposals Support to Civil Society, Local Authorities and Human Rights in Ukraine. Deadline for submission of concept notes: 25/01/2019 The global objective of this call for proposals is to enable Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to engage as actors of governance and development at country level. It corresponds to the objectives

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Looking for Expert Storytellers!

Looking for Expert Storytellers!

Our project is currently developing an e-course on “Storytelling for Civil Society Organisations” and we are looking for a dedicated and pro-active storyteller to help us. We are looking for someone: Who is fully bilingual English – Russian. Has at least three years of experience on developing and broadcasting stories, preferably for civil society organisations.

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The Data Deluge: Blessing or Curse? – Ideas from DataFest Tbilisi, November 2018

The Data Deluge: Blessing or Curse? – Ideas from DataFest Tbilisi, November 2018

A lot of us seem to be vaguely aware that more and more data is flooding our lives every day. But how much data do we create? According to a Forbes article from earlier this year, the amount of data we produce every day is truly mind-boggling: “There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created each

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In Ukraine, the level of civic engagement is the lowest among citizens aged 18-24, despite a complex system in place for the development and support of youth. At least this is the conclusion of a recent survey conducted by GfK Ukraine. The reasons behind this disengagement remain unclear. Valeriia Ovcharova has been working on youth policy in

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Eastern Partnership: EU and neighbouring countries review progress of the 20 Deliverables for 2020 to bring concrete benefits for citizens

Foreign Ministers from 28 EU Member States and the EU’s six Eastern partners – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine – met with Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn in a meeting chaired by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini on 15 October. The meeting, which took place

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EU launches consultations with Georgian civil society

On Thursday, 11 October, the Delegation of the European Union launched extensive consultations with civil society representatives in Georgia. Around 80 representatives of Georgian civil society organisations (CSOs) met in Tbilisi to discuss and jointly identify EU priorities and actions for engagement with civil society for 2018-2020. To further enhance this dialogue with the civil

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Parents Initiatives Social Accelerator: a new EaP Civil Society Fellow’s Initiative to support parents of children with chronic health conditions

For parents to hear the doctor about their child having a chronic disease or disabling condition is a living nightmare. The verdict often comes unexpected bringing inner devastation, shattering hopes and leaving the once happy family in tatters. As time goes by, many parents become overcome with the feeling of insecurity, fear of the future

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Consultations on the new Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Armenia

On September 14, the second round of consultations on the new Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Armenia took place in Yerevan. The event was opened by the EU Ambassador, Mr. Piotr Switalski. 60 civil society organisations and experts convened for a discussion of the key priorities of the Roadmap in 2018-2020. This discussion was

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DataFest Tbilisi 2018: Call for Applications among Civil Society Activists in the Eastern Partnership Countries

DataFest Tbilisi 2018: Call for Applications among Civil Society Activists in the Eastern Partnership Countries

ForSet (Georgia) and the European Union’s ‘Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions’ Project invite you to join DataFest Tbilisi 2018! On 7-9 November 2018, Tbilisi will host the second international data and communications event designed to inspire its participants to explore new opportunities of engaging with and using data. DataFest brings together journalists,

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