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 […]

Umbrella project Success Story Book – “The benefits of cross-border cooperation”

The Umbrella project was meant to be exactly that – an umbrella to gather other projects and a way to connect people through cross-border projects. It was aimed at newcomers who had not yet been involved in projects in the South Baltic Programme. These included small local and regional organisations with an interest in developing a South […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

11th Annual Forum: Better together – even during the pandemic

Below yu can find the official summary of the 11th EUSBSR Annual Forum happening this year online and hosted by Turku, Finland! You will also find a link to the recording on YouTube. Enjoy your reading!  From the website: https://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/news-room/news/591138-11th-annual-forum-better-together-even-during-the-pandemic  The main theme of the 11th Annual Forum, and the very first online forum, on 20 […]

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 […]

Invitation for the Cross-border conferences on the future of Interreg South Baltic Programme

Dear UMBRELLA project beneficiaries, 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’d like to invite you to take part in a focus group discussion, a ‘group interview’ whose scope would be to consult relevant stakeholders who could valuably […]

Online Course: How to Engage People with Disabilities in Participatory Budgeting

Our Partners from EmPaci “Empowering Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region” Interreg Baltic Sea Region project suggested a great online event on participatory budgeting, that we wish to join and we share the word with everyone interested. please read info below, register and join us too.  Do we really need more webinars? We think it’s […]