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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SPACE: Sustainable Partnerships for Arts and Culture in Europe

Like many rural European regions, communities in Transylvania, East Germany, and Albania are challenged by migration and an accelerating decline of local cultural offerings. Although most villages in Albania and Romania have designated cultural centers, such spaces are still to become more connected to local communities. Meanwhile, new community spaces...

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Community foundations driving change on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Increasing the contribution of European community foundations on the SDGs

How can Community Foundations (CFs) contribute to Agenda 2030? More specifically, what can be the role of CFs in advancing the SDGs, at global, national, and local levels?  Through this project, we aim to explore how could CFs accelerate progress towards the SDGs by both mobilizing local resources, strengthening local...

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BAN potential in Peace and Science & Research: A social network analysis perspective

Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a powerful research-based approach to strengthening networks. We are convinced that through SNA the Bosch Alumni Network Clusters on Peace and Science & Research can become more connected and impactful. The project will help understand what peace, research, and science topics BAN members engage with,...

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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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