The 8th Call for Applications for the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship Programme was launched in Spring 2023. We received almost 200 applications from the six EaP countries and selected 13 new Fellows who joined the network. You can find out more about our new Fellows and their Fellowship projects below.
The EU-funded EaP Civil Society Facility Project has administered the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship programme since 2017. To-date, with a new cohort of Fellows selected, the Fellowship alumni has a total of 160 Fellows from across the six countries of the EaP. Details about the Fellows 2017-2022 and their activities.
EaP Civil Society Fellows 2023 (Spring Call) & their Fellowship projects:
You are the change!
Fellowship Summary: The fellowship objective is to unite local CSOs, which are working with youth, in 4 communities in Lviv Region of Ukraine and provide them with skills in project management, communication and advocacy for developing their communities.
Media Literacy Ambassadors
Fellowship Summary: The project aims at developing a team of activists to promote and support media literacy amongst youth, including development of a strategy for how to maintain the programme.
Advocacy for ‘open spaces’ protection and development in Dnipro
Fellowship Summary: the Fellow will support citizens in Dnipro city of Ukraine to use an online, interactive platform to assist them with spatial analysis and data visualization to advocate the protection of urban green areas.
The European Paralegal Exchange
Fellowship Summary: Strengthening the Ukrainian Paralegal Movement: to enhance and strengthen the community of paralegals in Ukraine through mentorship from recognized countries where the paralegals community is officially recognized.
Dynamic Youth Centre – Empowered Society
Fellowship Summary: The Fellow will strengthen the Borjomi Youth Centre to develop leadership, project management, and advocacy skills, and empower young leaders as peer educators.
Saving Biodiversity Data in Conditions of War
Fellowship Summary: The aim of the project is to collect, digitalize and publish data on biodiversity (records of various representatives of fauna and flora) from scientists and environmentalists in any way affected by the war in order to save the data and make it available for global scientific community.
Preparing for a Greener Future through Skills Development – the Case of Azerbaijan
Fellowship Summary: The Fellow will investigate and organise debates on whether national policies, developmental strategies and the education system adequately address green transition in Azerbaijan.
Strengthening Oversight Role of Municipal Councils
Fellowship Summary: The aim of the project is to create incentive for local political parties to initiate oversight by supporting quality media coverage of
identified local problems.
Fostering Engagement of Youth With Disabilities in Arts and Culture
Fellowship Summary: The project aims at advocating the rights of young people with disabilities and developing recommendations for state and cultural organisations.
Empowering Youth Through Digital Tools
Fellowship Summary: The fellowship project will identify, assess, and coach youth activists in disadvantaged communities in Causeni, Cahul, Ungheni of the Republic of Moldova.
Building Bio-economy for Ukraine
Fellowship Summary: The fellowship project aims at raising awareness and knowledge of ‘bio-economy’ through research and advocacy of a policy paper.
Synergizing Voices: Empowering Municipalities through Innovative Communication Strategies
Fellowship Summary: The Fellow will promote well-informed decision-making processes in Armenia by developing a pilot comprehensive communication strategy methodology for the Ijevan community, which thereafter can be replicated.
Empowered Youth, Monitored Courts.
Fellowship Summary: The project aims at empowering a group of university law students through comprehensive trainings to monitor court proceedings, increasing their monitoring, critical thinking, analytical skills by involving them in courtrooms, and by inviting them to produce articles based on their experience and research.