Best practices on #participatorybudgeting discussed during #EmPaci project meeting

On June 30th EmPaci Interreg Baltic Sea Region project partners met online to discuss the pilot participatory budgets run in Lithuania, Poland and Germany, as well as to share the best practices from the BSR municipalities, where PB already exists.  BISER, coming from Gdynia, Poland shared the best practice from Gdynia Participatory Budget 2020, since […]

Promotion of social entrepreneurship in the youth sector by digital and informal education tools (InDigiSE)

The InDigiSE project, co-funded by Erasmus+ programme, aims at delivery of youth-oriented, innovative educational tools to develop the entrepreneurial competence in the field of social economy and engage youth within social entrepreneurship. Its duration will be 24 months starting from April 1st 2020 and closing on 31th March 2022, and the total amount received from Erasmus+ fund is […]

We joined new Europe for Citizens project on EU macroregions!

The Shadow Report project is an initiative of civil society organisations from AT, DE, DK, HU, IT, PL, RO, SK and SI to prepare an implementation report on EU macro-regional policies from a citizens’ perspective. Project title: An alternative positive voice – the citizens’ shadow report AT – The World of NGOsDE – Danube ConnectsDK […]

Pomorskie region Social Economy entities map

Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs from Gdynia, Poland encourages you to use the maps created by the Pomorskie Region Regional Center for Social Policy. This planning is a systematized compendium of knowledge about economic entities related to services in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. In response to the dynamic economic situation of the society in the […]

Social Seed Erasmus+ project factsheet

The 30 months project aims to design a new methodology to incubate socially excluded groups to entrepreneur – with an innovative approach- supported by private companies. In detail: Design an incubation methodology for excluded groups to entrepreneur. to build up a social incubator to create a new business model of cooperation between companies & NGOs. […]

Erasmus+ SEBS2 info: Local entrepreneurship ecosystems and emerging industries –> OECD case study from Poland

We highly recommend the latest article from the OECD with the case study examines the Pomorskie local entrepreneurship ecosystem and regional smart specialisation approach. It identifies bottlenecks and enablers in the local entrepreneurship ecosystem and makes policy recommendations on how to further strengthen local entrepreneurship and industrial renewal. The case study offers a number of […]

About the Baltic Identity

Baltic Identity Tour by the FilmNet Interreg South Baltic project In Newsletter No. 1, we wrote about film screenings as a part of the activities within the FilmNet project  – about “Baltic Identity Film Tour”. Such shows and discussions have already taken place in all partner countries, and the Baltic Sea Culture Center from Gdańsk […]

Panel on “Critical perspectives on participatory budgeting” at the 2020 IRSPM Annual Conference

EmPaci project organizes panel, submit your abstract now! We would like to invite you to submit your abstract to our panel at the IRSPM Annual Conference 2020 in Tampere, Finland. The overarching theme of the conference is “Smart Public Service?”, in which our panel will address the topic “Critical perspectives in participatory budgeting”. Chairs:Ellen Haustein, Peter C. Lorson (both […]

SEBS2 project advice: Do you already use social media to spread your good?

Hey social entrepreneur! Are you already using the power of social media to maximise the do-good-work you’re doing? If not, take up these tips and power up your impact! Network with the like-minded organizations This is what our site is all about! Find organizations from our database, join their online channels and discussion groups, like their […]