We launched the registration for this year’s edition of the Făgăraș Summer School. Join us! Am lansat înscrierile pentru Școala de Vară de la Făgăraș. Vă așteptăm!

19.07.2021 2021 brings the third edition of the Făgăraș Summer School. This year we are exploring the hybrid version of the school, we will offer a series of webinars and on-site courses at the Institute’s location. The courses will take place between July and August. Find more about this year’s...

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Quo Vadis Civil Society in Europe’s Neighbourhoods?

25.05.2021 Our colleague Stefan Cibian authored a chapter entitled “The SDGs and Cities from the Black Sea Region: Exploring Macro-challenges Limiting a More Sustained Engagement.” The chapter is a part of the report “Quo Vadis Civil Society in Europe’s Neighbourhoods?” edited by Nadiia Bureiko and Dimitrios Triantaphyllou and explores macro-challenges...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – article

25.03.2021 “Global crises caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, since early 2020, can compromise the world commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Authors: Kalterina Shulla · Bernd‑Friedrich Voigt · Stefan Cibian · Giuseppe Scandone · Edna Martinez · Filip Nelkovski · Pourya Salehi The article discusses critical aspects...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – article

18.03.2021 Our colleague Stefan Cibian, co-authored an article on COVID-19 impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  “Global crises caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, since early 2020, can compromise the world commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” The article discusses critical aspects of the global pandemic for...

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Migration, media, and the pandemic

09.03.2021 In her article, Migrations, media, and the pandemic, Majlinda Aliu from Ekonomiks focuses on how the media impacted the perception of the pandemic and its influence on migration and migration policies. The article is published by  Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropea. In Majlinda’s words “In recent years, migrations have...

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Monday on the Couch: COVID-19 and Impact Management – Tools for enhancing impact

Online (Zoom), February 15, 2021, 18.00-19.30, (EET/Romanian time, English) On Monday, February 15, we are inviting you to a Monday on the couch conversation on How to measure and prove the impact of small organizations, special in Covid-19 times when we cannot be face-to-face with people we work with and...

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The Impact of COVID-19 on asylum and migration in Europe

05.02.2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. Author: Olivia Sundberg Diez...

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Transformative leadership for successful crisis management and effective multilateralism – Workshop

“Together for Europe’s Recovery” – is not only the motto of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union but also the overall motto of the first module of the 21st European Diplomatic Programme 2020/21, a training programme organised annually by the European External Action Service and the European...

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Sustainability of civil society organizations: the importance of social impact management

Online (Zoom), January 28, 2021, 16.00-18.00, (Romanian time, Romanian) The Research Institute, together with Ashoka Romania, will facilitate a conversation about the importance of managing the social impact and the various methods that can be used to measure impact. The online session takes place on January 28 from 16:00 to...

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Book Launch – The Demographic Dividend and the Power of Youth

27.01.2021 Edited by Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) Members Eirliani Abdul Rahman, Elsa Marie D’Silva and Sonja Peteranderl, and including essays by several other GDL members, including Elizabeth Maloba, FRI Associate Fellow and Stefan Cibian, Ph.D, FRI Research Fellow. The compendium puts forward good practices of how governments can effectively manage...

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