INDIGISE project – adjusting to and supporting youth on socialenterprisebsr.net

The lack of visibility, specialized training, support network and infrastructure, as well as limited access to finance are the main burdens that slow down the transition towards social economy and interfere social entrepreneurs for a larger scale social impact. And managing enterprise is even harder when one is only 20 years old or younger. Nevertheless, […]

Feature matrix of relevant Participatory Budgeting IT tools

On our Interreg Baltic Sea Region project EMPACI website you can now find the Feature matrix of relevant Participatory Budgeting IT tools – http://cities.empaci.eu/ The following table contains an overview of possible Participatory Budgeting (PB) capabilities. It acts as a repository of implantable features. Further, over 50 PB-initiatives around the world were analyzed regarding the […]

We joined new Europe for Citizens project on EU macroregions!

The Shadow Report project is an initiative of civil society organisations from AT, DE, DK, HU, IT, PL, RO, SK and SI to prepare an implementation report on EU macro-regional policies from a citizens’ perspective. Project title: An alternative positive voice – the citizens’ shadow report AT – The World of NGOsDE – Danube ConnectsDK […]

Pomorskie region Social Economy entities map

Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs from Gdynia, Poland encourages you to use the maps created by the Pomorskie Region Regional Center for Social Policy. This planning is a systematized compendium of knowledge about economic entities related to services in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. In response to the dynamic economic situation of the society in the […]

Social Seed Erasmus+ project factsheet

The 30 months project aims to design a new methodology to incubate socially excluded groups to entrepreneur – with an innovative approach- supported by private companies. In detail: Design an incubation methodology for excluded groups to entrepreneur. to build up a social incubator to create a new business model of cooperation between companies & NGOs. […]

About the Baltic Identity

Baltic Identity Tour by the FilmNet Interreg South Baltic project In Newsletter No. 1, we wrote about film screenings as a part of the activities within the FilmNet project  – about “Baltic Identity Film Tour”. Such shows and discussions have already taken place in all partner countries, and the Baltic Sea Culture Center from Gdańsk […]

Panel on “Critical perspectives on participatory budgeting” at the 2020 IRSPM Annual Conference

EmPaci project organizes panel, submit your abstract now! We would like to invite you to submit your abstract to our panel at the IRSPM Annual Conference 2020 in Tampere, Finland. The overarching theme of the conference is “Smart Public Service?”, in which our panel will address the topic “Critical perspectives in participatory budgeting”. Chairs:Ellen Haustein, Peter C. Lorson (both […]

Participatory budgeting best practice from Bielsko-Biała

In the framework of our EmPaci Interreg Baltic Sea Reion project we would like to present the Bielsko-Biała Participatory Budget for 2021. We hope this could be good practice also for our Gdynia Municipality, during their PB in 2020.     31 January 2020 The President of the City of Bielsko-Biała issued an order which defines […]

SEBS2 project advice: Do you already use social media to spread your good?

Hey social entrepreneur! Are you already using the power of social media to maximise the do-good-work you’re doing? If not, take up these tips and power up your impact! Network with the like-minded organizations This is what our site is all about! Find organizations from our database, join their online channels and discussion groups, like their […]

Umbrella project Micro-activity on Water Management

Another Umbrella’s micro activity was organized in Elblag on 12th and 13th February. The topic this time was “water and water management” and saw the participation of a group of different institutions and experts in the field of water management from around the South Baltic Sea. The 12th February was dedicated to a presentation of […]