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 […]

Baltic Sea NGO Network forum 2019 registration is now open!

In less than 2 months around 100 CSO activists, government representatives, academia and media people will meet in the Baltic Sea Region NGO forum 2019 that will take place on May 9-11, 2019 in Riga, Latvia! SUSTAINABILITY, SECURITY AND IDENTITY! The aim of the Baltic Sea NGO Forum is to express the strong commitment of the civil society in […]

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 […]

The Baltic Sea Region Youth Camp 2019 Wyspa Sobieszewska, Gdańsk, Poland

Are you young, eager and interested in politics? The Baltic Youth Camp is a three-day festival where youth representatives from the Baltic Sea Region gather to explore friendship, culture and politics through workshops, small seminars and social activities. It will be organized by the Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation (BSSSC) together with the Union of Baltic […]

10th EUSBSR Annual Forum: Call for seminars

The organizers of the 10th EUSBSR Annual Forum- that will take place in Gdansk on 12-13 June 2019- invite strategic stakeholders to propose relevant seminars for the event. Seminars are the core of the Forum, devolved to the exchange of angles, ideas and initiatives, and they are expected to relate to at least one of the […]

Meet UMBRELLA’s experts in Lund on 7th Feb!

Are you interested in transnational cooperation? Maybe you are working on your new project idea? If so, then we kindly invite you to Lund on 7th Feb 2019 to meet the UMBRELLA’s experts! Umbrella experts could provide: ✔️information on application procedure; ✔️definition of overall and specific objectives; ✔️outputs and outcomes; ✔️hints on the project budget.   You can register here:  https://bit.ly/2LZ4uEO […]