#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 […]

How to engage disabled people in PB Info sheet – #EmPaci project recommends

How to engage disabled people in PB Info sheet A four-page, user-friendly guide that provides recommendations to engage disabled people in your PB process. At its best, participatory budgeting (PB) is a transformative way to more equally distribute power and resources. PB enables community members to decide how to allocate public funds, and to ensure […]

“I AM NOT A JOB SEEKER,I AM A JOB-CREATOR” Newsletter from the Social Seed Project

The Social SEED partnership is glad to announce the conclusion of the first phase of the project, during which a methodological guide to design a socialincubator for people at risk of exclusion has been produced as first output. With the support of private companies, the project proposes an innovativeapproach to social incubators, creating a bond […]

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 […]

Registration to the 11th EUSBSR Annual Forum is now open

The EUSBSR Annual Forum will be held online on 20th October 2020. Registration to the Forum is now open. The speakers and moderators have also been published. THE 11TH ANNUAL FORUM OF THE EUSBSR Online on 20 October 2020Turku, Finland www.annualforum2020.eu EUSBSR on Twitter#eusbsrforum2020#eusbsr Registration for the EUSBSR Annual Forum has been opened! Please register […]

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 […]