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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Rent-an-expert” services by Umbrella project

Do you have a concrete project idea that you would like to submit in upcoming call for proposals? Umbrella project gives you the opportunity to “Rent-an-Expert”! How does it work? A pre-selected Expert will support you in assessing and developing a complete project application in your organisation: Providing information on the application procedure Tailoring project ideas Helping […]

Take action. Use our UMBRELLA project support!

Thanks to our partnership and already existent networks of cooperation, we’re able to provide direct support in partners search and networking. What is our Pool of Experts and what are the Microactivities we offer? We count on a “Pool of Experts” able to provide expertise in the following EU and Non-EU Grants: Interreg South Baltic Interreg Baltic Sea Region […]

Soon we start our newest project EmPACI co-funded from the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme

Participatory budgeting is a process of democratic decision-making in which ordinary people take part in preparing and adopting a municipal or public budget. In the Baltic Sea region, only a few municipalities have applied participatory budgeting to date. A typical type of citizen in such a process is male, politically active, well-educated, and 35-65 years […]

The Baltic Sea Region Youth Camp 2019 Wyspa Sobieszewska, Gdańsk, Poland

Are you young, eager and interested in politics? The Baltic Youth Camp is a three-day festival where youth representatives from the Baltic Sea Region gather to explore friendship, culture and politics through workshops, small seminars and social activities. It will be organized by the Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation (BSSSC) together with the Union of Baltic […]