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EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region – Annual Forum 2021

The Annual Forum of the Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is the largest event of the Strategy. It brings together all the stakeholders implementing the EUSBSR as well as other participants who would like to contribute to managing the common challenges the Baltic Sea Region faces. The 12th Annual...

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Participatory Budgeting explained

Participatory Budgeting (PB) is a process of participation in which citizens are directly involved in decision-making about budget allocations of their local government or district. It was first implemented in the 1980s in Porto Alegre/Brazil in particular to increase transparency about the budget allocations and to cope with social inequalities...

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EU will present Social Economy Action Plan by the end of 2021!

The President of the Commission mandated the Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, with developing a European Action Plan for Social Economy. The 2021 Commission Work Programme announced that the publication date for the Action Plan would be the fourth quarter of 2021. It also highlights that the Action Plan will enhance...

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Guidelines for Communication and Dissemination Plan (CDP) in Participatory Budgeting #EmPaci

Effective engagement of community members in participatory budgeting is a months-long decision-making process that requires detailed preparation and staffing, including setting of communication and dissemination towards community, development of partnership and volunteer recruitment, facilitation and training, administrative and budgeting support and many other tasks. However, engaging the local citizens in...

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An Overview of Baltic Youth Impact

A consortium of partners has released a paper on impact management needs and challenges of youth associations in the Baltics, and the best practice examples. It provides an overview of whether and how youth organizations and social enterprises in the three Baltic States — Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania — measure their...