Sharpen The Focus: Identify Process Steps Of Participatory Budgeting #EmPaci

Following a Status Quo Analysis of participatory budgeting (PB) in the Baltic Sea Region, the “Empowering Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region” (EmPaci) project introduces its second project output targeting administrative staff, local councillors and other decision-makers in local governments in the BSR. The document “PB Type Groups” aims to provide insights into design […]

Our ENGAGE! project received EEA grant!

ENGAGE! The project aims to become the stimulator of changes and innovations in the cross-border cooperation between NGOs from Poland, Norway and other Baltic sea countries. Three partners (Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs – BISER, South Norway European Office and Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic) will work based on our previous capacity-building projects and […]

Thank you for being with us during the UMBRELLA Interreg South Baltic Programme project final conference

Dear Umbrella Partners and Beneficiaries, We are more than happy to say, that our UMBRELLA Interreg South Baltic Programme project final conference was a great success. Over 100 people joined us online via ZOOM webinar to hear about our project results, to learn about the EUSBSR, SDGs and EU Green Deal, but also to discuss the […]

“Participatory Budgeting in the BSR: Status Quo Analysis” is ready #EmPaci

After long and detailed work on the #EmPaci the first results are ready to be presented – the Analysis of the Status Quo of the Civic Budget in the Baltic Sea Region countries!To give an idea of how participatory budgeting can be implemented, this report provides information on the current state of play and focuses on each […]

Another on-line meeting of #EmPaci Interreg BSR project

On 26th Nov 2020 our EmPaci project consortium had yet another meeting to discuss the latest outcomes of our project. Since we entered the strategic project phase, where many cities already had their PB pilots, we definitely had a lot to talk about. After the Project Partners meeting in October 2020 we also decided, it […]

Agenda for the UMBRELLA project final conference is ready!

Dear Umbrella’s beneficiary, On behalf of the Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic as Lead Partner of Umbrella Project and on behalf of the whole project partnership, we would like to invite you to our final conference. Three years have passed since Umbrella was approved by INTERREG South Baltic Programme and launched by the partnership.This […]

We continue Erasmus+ project “Social entrepreneurship networking of the Baltic Sea region”

Our Erasmus + project KA2 “Social entrepreneurship networking of the Baltic Sea region” has begun in September and we continue the support for the recognition of the social economy and social entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region.  BISER together with organisations from 4 other countries around the Baltic Sea launched yet another 2 years project […]

Join the “Social entrepreneurship Nordic and Baltic network” with new YOUTH section by InDigiSE project

About the Project The project “Social entrepreneurship development in the in the Baltic Sea region” has been granted within Erasmus+ programme and started its realization in September 2014. BISER joined the Network in 2017 and now actively supports it via Erasmus+ project “InDigiSE – Promotion of social entrepreneurship in the youth sector by digital and […]

#EmPaci project recommends: What can we learn from different models of participatory budgeting? session on 19th Nov online!

On 19-21st Nov UrbCultural Planning Interreg BSR project partner – Pomorskie Region will organise a conference, where 1st day will concentrate on the „Cities and Citizenship. How do inclusive models for participation offer novel ways to engage citizens in their communities?”. There will be three breakout sessions: 16.30 – 17.30: Breakout 1: Is active citizenship prerequisite […]

Umbrella project final conference 2nd Dec 2020, On-line

On 2nd December 2020, we invite all Umbrella partners and stakeholders, small and local South Baltic beneficiaries to join us and celebrate the final project event. What to expect? Summary of our project events & activities with comments from Umbrella partners, associated partners and beneficiaries; A solid portion of knowledge on EUSBSR and SDGs – how to align them better […]