Launching conference of the project “Developing the capacity of NGOs in Țara Făgărașului”

11.02.2022 We work together for a green, competitive and inclusive Europe. We ended last year with news about a project that we have been thinking about for a long time and which aims at developing the capacity of NGOs in Țara Făgărașului. We want to contribute together to the development...

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Launch of the Project “Capacity Development of NGOs from Făgăraș County

Civil society drives development in any community. Therefore we are happy to support through research a capacity building project of the Țara Făgărașului Community Foundations in the upcoming three years.  Our contribution includes, among others, the mapping of civil society in Țara Făgărașului and developing a study about NGOs active...

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FRI at the 14th edition of the Black Sea NGO Forum

12.10.2021 The Black Sea NGO Forum 2021 edition, held in an online format, focused on raising awareness about civil society challenges during the pandemic and on identifying opportunities for further cooperation among civil society organizations at the Black Sea (please see the agenda here). FRI Executive Director, Stefan Cibian, Ph.D.,...

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MOCI Balkans: Building resilient communities and civil society organizations in the Balkans

09.06.2021 FRI joined a newly-established civil society network in the Balkans that brings together various types of innovation-focused organizations from the region: MOCI – Mobile Open Culture and Innovation Hub. MOCI Hub sees value in strengthening the communities from the Balkans through supporting increased capacity among civic leaders and civil...

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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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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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Presentation of Effendi Villa, Mineralito & @HomeinFagaras

19.12.2020 On the 19th of December, we concluded the series of presentations as part of the project “Community spaces and their role during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.” Three community spaces presented the way they work in these pandemic times – Effendi Villa from Georgia, Mineralito from Mexico, and @HomeinFagaras...

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Presentation of StechlIn-Institut – The former Prussian mansion of Neuroofen

18.12.2020 The Stechlin-Institut is a resonance chamber for informed and enlightened people who are conscious of the political, social, and ecological transformations of society to come and for those who create artistically eco-sufficient and resilient environments. On the 18th of November 2020, Romy and Stef Richter, initiators of the Stechlin-Institut,...

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GDL@Făgăraș Lab – Kick-off meeting – a project that explores the role of local communities in diplomacy, global security, and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The kick-off meeting of the Global Diplomacy Lab @ Făgăraș will take place on the 15th of December 2021. It is meant to provide the opportunity for the participating members to meet and connect with the challenge holders and engage in a first discussion about the challenges. The GLD Lab...

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