School for Political Leaders of Eastern Partnership countries
School for Leaders Association, Poland in cooperation with European Dialogue Society, Ukraine, Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy – Georgia Representation, Georgia National Youth Council of Moldova – CNTM, Republic of Moldova and Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC), Armenia is pleased to announce the launch of the project “School for Political Leaders of Eastern Partnership countries”.
The main aim of the project is to support the development of civil society in Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia and Azerbaijan in building of social capital, essential in the process of democratic change, as well as to initiate long-term cooperation between organizations/institutions in the participating countries and in Poland.
Visegrad University Studies Grants—EaP
The Visegrad University Studies Grants (VUSG) program targeting the countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) expands the current VUSG program and offers grant funding to projects developing university courses of degree programs that will be launched at colleges and universities accredited in the EaP countries. The program enables these colleges, universities or their legal units (schools, faculties) to apply with proposals for courses or programs of various academic fields that focus on sharing specific V4 experience with democratization and transformation process, regional cooperation, the EU accession process, etc.
Call for Proposals launched by EU Delegation in Baku
A call for proposals has been launched by the EU Delegation in Baku, joining funds under the Civil Society Facility with those under the Non-State Actors thematic programme. Please note that this is an open call. The deadline for receiving applications is 16 July 2013.
Call for applications: Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress in Lublin, 1-3 October 2013
The second Eastern Europe Initiatives Congress (EEIC) will be organized in Lublin, Poland on 1-3 October 2013. The Congress will be a fusion of last years EEIC and the Eastern Partnership Culture Congress organized in 2011. Therefore the conference will centre on dialogue of culture and education circles, local and central governments, creators and decision makers and a special programme “Culture for the Eastern Partnership” will be organized within the framework of the conference.
Small Grants - IVF
With the exception of cross-border projects, entities from at least three Visegrad Group (V4) countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) must be involved (e.g. a V4 organizer and at least two V4 partners). It is advised, however, to include partners from all V4 countries. Any organization or natural person in the world (with the exception of institutions directly funded from state budgets) is eligible for the funding provided that the proposed project has “Visegrad” features (for inspiration please see previously awarded grants). For more details see the grant guidelines.
Open Society Institute Think Tank Fund
The Open Society Institute Think Tank Fund supports independent, nonpartisan, multi-issue public policy centers working in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo, and Ukraine to promote inclusive policy change. The Think Tank Fund aims to support policy centers that help strengthen democratic processes in their countries by identifying and analyzing policy options, consulting with the government to advance their recommendations, involving stakeholders outside government circles in policy debates, and making their findings widely available to the public.