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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


 
The project is supported by the International Visegrad Fund (IVF)