SAVE THE DATE for UMBRELLA expert conference with PA ENERGY panel!

  We invite all the stakeholders interested and working with the energy issues to join us on 25th October in Gdańsk. Umbrella project, together with the EUSBSR PA ENERGY Coordinator and the Economic Development Department of the Pomorskie Marshall Office, will host a full-day expert conference where we will discuss the issues connected to the: renewable energy; environmental management; […]

Take action. Use our UMBRELLA project support!

Thanks to our partnership and already existent networks of cooperation, we’re able to provide direct support in partners search and networking. What is our Pool of Experts and what are the Microactivities we offer? We count on a “Pool of Experts” able to provide expertise in the following EU and Non-EU Grants: Interreg South Baltic Interreg Baltic Sea Region […]

Vistit EmPaci project website

We invite everyone to visit our Interreg Baltic Sea Region EmPaci project website: https://www.empaci.uni-rostock.de/   Project summary: Challenges, objectives, key activities Challenges to citizen participation in the BSR A majority of the BSR areas is characterized by largely fragmented living areas of their inhabitants. This leads to challenges for public authorities and councils when it […]

BISER co-organizing EmPaci project workshop during the UBC General Conference in Kaunas

Workshop: The value of the citizens‘ participation for cities governance, EmPaci Project, XV UBC General Conference in Kaunas 15-18 October 2019 – Apply to join now! The University of Klaipeda, together with the Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs BISER, is organizing the workshop “The value of the citizens‘ participation for cities governance, EmPaci Project” that will take […]

UMBRELLA 2nd Awareness Raising Event in Denmark!

On Europe Day, 9th May, UMBRELLA project held its second Awareness Raising Event. What better occasion to talk about EU opportunities for municipalities and educational institutions? These were the main focus groups of the conference that took place in Sorø, a small municipality located in the core of Region Zealand and perfect location to gather […]

BISER and UMBRELLA @ the European Maritime Day 2019!

Last week UMBRELLA Communication Team from BISER – Bałtycki Instytut Spraw Europejskich i Regionalnych represented our project in a beautiful city of Lisbon for the 2019 edition of the European Maritime Day! During the opening session on 16th May we’ were welcomed by the Fernando MEDINA, President of the Municipality of Lisbon and Ana Paula VITORINO, Minister of Sea, Republic of […]

Empowering Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region – EmPaci” kick-off

At the end of March partners of project “Empowering Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region – EmPaci” met in Rostock, for the kick-off meeting. The project will last for 2,5 years and focus on Participatory Budgeting (PB), the direct participation of citizens in the preparation and adoption of local budgets. As many Baltic Sea Region (BSR) municipalities […]

Get to know our EmPaci project!

Key facts Project duration: 01 Jan 2019 – 30 June 2021 Countries involved: Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland Partner: 13 (see partner page) Associated organisations: 3 (see partner page) Lead partner: University of Rostock, Chair for Accounting, Management Control and Auditing: Prof. Dr. Peter C. Lorson Total ERDF budget 1.878 Mio. EUR Project coordinator in […]

Soon we start our newest project EmPACI co-funded from the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme

Participatory budgeting is a process of democratic decision-making in which ordinary people take part in preparing and adopting a municipal or public budget. In the Baltic Sea region, only a few municipalities have applied participatory budgeting to date. A typical type of citizen in such a process is male, politically active, well-educated, and 35-65 years […]