30/06/21: Kick-off of the BB Peer Reviews & Trainings project

30/06/21: Kick-off of the BB Peer Reviews & Trainings project

The Bridge Building (BB) Peer Reviews and Trainings project kicked off yesterday. Andreas Schaller, Federal Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Care and Consumer Protection of Austria and Anette Scoppetta, European Centre were opening the online event. Representatives of social protection and health care public authorities from six Bridge Building countires were present at the event.

By implementing mutual learning activities in the BB countries – 11  (potential) EU candidate countries and Eastern Partnership Countries (EaP) – the European Centre provides answers to countries’ needs:

  • better coping with the health and social consequences of COVID-19
  • fighting poverty, especially for vulnerable groups.

The project corresponds to the principles, objectives & priorities of the 3-years programme on Austrian development policy from 2019 to 2021. Read more

Closed (10/05/21): CfA – BB Summer School of evaluation in social policies

Call for Applicants for the Bridge Building (BB) Summer School of Evaluation in Social Policies (25-27 August 2021) as part of the Bridging Function of the European Centre.

Call for applicants for the Bridge Building (BB) Summer School of evaluation in social policies (25-27 August 2021) as part of the Bridging Function of the European Centre.

The BB Summer School takes place on 25-27 August 2021 aiming to enhance skills and knowledge in commissioning and/or conducting social policy-oriented M&E projects and programmes. It will stimulate an interactive, participatory, and reflective learning among the participants and will bring together professionals to exchange and enhance their knowledge and expertise in Monitoring and Evaluation, and to contribute to regional cooperation for European integration. More information here

The BB Summer School targets professionals working particularly in or with Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries. Registration is now open for the call for applications for the virtual BB Summer School. Deadline for applications: extended until 10 May 2021

Closed (01/02/21): Visegrad+ Grants

Visegrad+ Grants support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

Closed (01/02/21): Visegrad+ Grants

Visegrad+ Grants support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries.

  • Projects must develop meaningful cooperation and ensure active involvement of at least 3 V4 countries and 1 entity from the EaP region or the Western Balkans countries at minimum regardless of the applicant
  • Maximum duration of project implementation is 18 months
  • Grants cover up to 100% of project budget with maximum 15% of the requested sum for overheads
  • Projects must clearly address one of the objectives of the program´s seven focus areas and be implemented in the region of EU´s Eastern Partnership or in the Western Balkans

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25/09/20: Webinar: labour rights in EaP

You are cordially invited to the webinar presenting and discussing the findings of this study in 4 Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.

25/09/20: Webinar: Trade Unions, Professional Associations and NGOs in labour rights in EaP

In 2019, CELSI researchers and local experts collected and analyzed data on trade unions and other organizations in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. You are cordially invited to the webinar presenting and discussing the findings of this study in 4 Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries (Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine). The study was funded by the European Union.

Please register here to receive the zoom link for joining the webinar.
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