Baltic Sea NGOs Forum 2016 to be held in Gdańsk, Poland

Youth entrepreneurship and social economy in Baltic cities.

The Baltic Sea NGOs Forum 2016 will be held in Gdańsk during the Polish presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.

BS NGO Forum is an event held every year in different Baltic state to enable NGOs from the Baltic Sea Region states meet and discuss their actions and future cooperation. Regional Information and Support Centre for NGOs (RISC NGO) is officially appointed to organize 2016 Baltic Sea NGOs Forum.

“We would like to draw your attention to possible cooperation between NGOs from member cities of UBC. When organizing BS NGO Forum 2016 we would like to invite representatives of civic movements to Gdańsk and simultaneously establish contacts , that would allow them to form consortiums when applying for EU grants such as: BSR Programme, South Baltic Programme and many others” says Magda Leszczyna-Rzucidło from RISC NGO representing Polish Focal Point.

“One of the themes for our BS NGO Forum 2016 we would like to expose is youth entrepreneurship and social economy. Encouraging youth into thinking about their career path as early as possible should be one of the targets of innovative NGOs. One of our ideas is to propose renewal of youth cooperative activities in schools.”

UBC member cities are encouraged to inform Forum organisers about NGOs and other institutions in their city which could be interested to contribute to the programme of the Baltic Sea NGOs Forum 2016.

Further information:

• PhD Magda Leszczyna-Rzucidło, e-mail:

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