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 […]

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 […]