Mapping Civil Society response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Cluj

The research project aims to analyze the experiences of Cluj civil society during the COVID-19 pandemic, its mobilization, and the type of support received and offered to third parties.  The research is implemented in partnership with the Association for Community Relations (ARC) and is commissioned by the Urban Innovation Division...

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COVID-19 and Impact Management: Tools for enhancing civil society impact

We are confronted with a pandemic that is about to change the world in fundamental ways - including the activity of civil society organizations (CSOs), small and large. The ability of CSOs to understand current transformations and at the same time demonstrate impact is central to their sustainability prospects, given...

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Community spaces and their role during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

COVID-19 has disrupted the way we carry out our activities to an unprecedented level. States of emergency and lockdown impact directly the activity of community spaces that exist to empower local communities. These community spaces are the kind of physical infrastructure that is central for any network as it provides...

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The world after COVID-19: Migration and Mobility

The unprecedented lockdown of the entire world is causing damage to the global economy and is also transforming migration and mobility patterns. The project focuses on COVID-19’s impact on migration and mobility and builds on the experience of three previous BAN events that had a migration-related subject. The previous events...

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Bridging the Knowledge Gap for Development

Access to knowledge and to creating knowledge represent a basic ingredient for enabling locally owned development to take place. While development literature emphasizes alleviation of poverty and reduction of inequalities and bridging the digital divide, few accounts insist on the importance of knowledge gaps for protracted underdevelopment. Bridging the Knowledge...

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