Romania’s Relations with African countries: Input for a renewed Strategy

01.12.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian, Andrei Vereștiuc, Remus Ionuț Stîngaciu Download publication   2023 finds Romania and African countries in a complicated world undergoing multiple waves of transformation. Climate change, digitalization, hybrid security threats, and increasing violence affect Romania alongside its African, European Union (EU), and transatlantic partners. In...

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Study on the Development of Civil Society in Făgăraș Country

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Magdalena Drăgan Ph.D., Silvia Fierăscu Ph.D., Edi Dragoș Beserman Ph.D. Candidate, Levente Fejes Zoltan Ph.D., Ianis Rușitoru, Adriana Cârnu. Download publication Făgăraș Country stands out with its anti-communist resistance, which generated communities aware of the importance of civil liberties. The post-1989 transition meant...

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The post-COVID-19 World: Impact on People with visual and/or hearing impairment from Romania

The pandemic has impacted societies globally in fundamental ways, affecting the needs and ways of life for all actors in local communities, including the lives of people with visual and/or hearing impairments. Orange Foundation Romania invests for over ten years in projects that improve the lives of people with visual...

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Questionnaire: The contribution of Community Foundations to community sustainability

14.12.2022 While we know community foundations are powerful mechanisms for enhancing the sustainability of local communities, we have little data to prove it. We, therefore, invite community foundations (CFs) and community foundations support organizations (CFSOs) in Europe to join the effort of generating data and analysis about their thinking and...

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The Last(ing) Signs Project

The Last(ing) Signs Archival Collection is creating the context for collecting deteriorating artefacts in public spaces which keep stories and symbolical meanings from XX century Romania. All images show objects that were once useful or carried certain meanings, but today they are rather useless and remain present in the urban...

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Safecity App

Safe City aims to create safer spaces in cities, especially for women, and be a crowd-sourced alternative to sexual violence data. The application works in pilot mode for Romania, and is already adopted in other parts of the world, such as India, Brazil, but also in Europe, in Croatia. We...

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Făgăraș Synagogue – Internațional Cultural Center

The synagogue in Făgăraș has remained an unused building since 1987, following the reduction of the number of Jews in the community. The Făgăraș Community Foundation (FCTF) together with the Insitute, contacted the Federation of Romanian Jewish Communities (FCER) in 2017 and opened the discussion in order to use the...

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Urban Practitioners Network

The Urban Practitioners Network is a space for common support and sharing innovative practices between motivated urban professionals. The Network is now being established and aims to bring together professionals from various countries.             TEAM Departments/units: Policy Analysis and Outreach Department, Center on Global Affairs...

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Civil Society TOOLBOX

A ToolBox for practices of collective action and organizational development that will soon be available also in Romanian due to our collaboration with the Gutenberg Association and MitOst. APPROACH The toolkit and framework of activities are made for actors facilitating organizational development from within organizations, initiatives, and teams and in...

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