Umbrella 2.0 project Awareness Raising Event on BSR cooperation

After the Umbrella project’s success (Boosting cross-border cooperation capacities of local actors in the South Baltic Sea), where BISER was one of 6 Project Partners our Leader – Euroregion Baltic decided to propose a package of activities based on already tested actions to involve newcomers in the Baltic Sea Region. The excellent relationship of Euroregion […]

Enable Participatory Budgeting through Information Technology

Setting up a new Participatory Budgeting (PB) process is challenging – and many decisions need to be made. No PB is like another, and each process is highly adapted to local laws, political goals, or the demography of citizens. However, this does not mean that it is not possible to learn from other initiatives. Photo […]

Polish – Lithuanian project is the official partner for the European Social Economy Region Initiative 2021

The Interreg V-A Lithuania – Poland project „Partnership. Entrepreneurship. Action“ has been selected as one of the official European Commission European Social Economy Regions initiative (ESER) 2021 partners. Project partners from Poland represent Warmia and Masuria region. The Project aims to support underserved young entrepreneurs (16 – 29 years) to start, grow and sustain their businesses […]

Fantastic webinar with best practices from social enterprises made by Interreg Europe

In our SENBS2 project, our aim is to contribute to the share of best practice and knowledge on social entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region. We wish to present to you great examples from European colleagues, examples gathered by Interreg Europe Programme and presented in 2020 via webinar: “Business support schemes for social enterprises”. Read the […]

EmPaci “Municipal Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region” -online session on 18th of March

Welcome to the first ever “Municipal Participatory Budgeting in the Baltic Sea Region” -online networking afternoon on the 18th of March (18.3.2021) at 13.00-16:30 (UTC +2). Many municipalities and other stakeholders are currently planning or implementing participatory budgeting (PB) in the Baltic Sea Region. As PB is a joint effort, it is important to learn […]

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 […]

Read the English summary of the methodological guide for social incubators #SocialSeed_Project

SOCIAL SEED Eramsus+ project aims to develop and share 4 Intellectual Outputs How to create a social incubatorAnalyse best practices in Europe, structuring ideal incubator phases, timing, limitations, risks management of people with socially excluded backgrounds. METHODOLOGICAL GUIDE FOR SOCIAL INCUBATORS INCUBATION GUIDE FOR GROUPS AT RISK OF SOCIAL EXCLUSIONDownload Download the summary of the […]

“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 […]

Interreg South Baltic Programme Annual Event 2020 – Registration is open!

  The Interreg South Baltic Programme invites to its 5th Annual Event! Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and concerns regarding the situation later this year we decided to meet virtually.   On the 17th of September at 10 am we will meet to share thoughts on the impact of Interreg funds on small regions and […]

EmPaci news from Telsiai district on participatory budgeting

Telšiai district municipality is going to start implementing participatory budgeting initiative from 1 of July 2020 Telšiai district municipality politicians and administration aim to be more open, more citizen-oriented, seek for greater transparency in decision-making, the greater trust of the residents, using competence, knowledge and willingness to participate in the life of the district. The result […]