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BALTIC PROJECT 2
 

Empowering NGOs for efficient social rights' advocacy

NVO stiprināšana efektīvai sociālo tiesību aizstāvībai
01/06/2018 - 31/10/2019


Short description of the project

The project will be implemented in the Baltic Sea region by 8 non-governmental organizations from Latvia, Russia (the Kaliningrad Region), Belarus, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Denmark and Norway.

The overall objective of this project is to deepen the understanding of the role of civil society and to empower the NGO network to contribute to the strengthening of the social and health promotion sector by applying the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights and other social rights instruments.

One training seminar, 7 seminars / practical workshops and one open conference will take place in partner countries in order to implement four project tasks. These activities will improve the knowledge and skills of the target group (16 NGO experts in the social and health promotion sector) and strengthen the partners' capacity for cooperation and advocacy of topical interests in state institutions and municipalities; the dissemination of information within the Baltic Sea region on the role and opportunities of NGOs in advocacy in decision-making processes will be ensured through brochures consisting of summarized NGO experts' conclusions. The planned project budget is DKK 444550, co-funding of the Nordic Council of Ministers DKK 310000 included.

Project partners

● Latvia

EAPN-Latvia, Association
● Russia

Union of Women of the Kaliningrad Region
● Belarus

Local Foundation for Promotion of International
Dialogue and Cooperation "Interakcia"
● Poland

Stowarzyszenie Vesuvio
● Estonia

Eesti People to People
● Lithuania

Lithuanian Multiple Sclerosis Union
● Denmark

Odense Aftenskole
● Norway

People to People Norway

Project team

Latvia


● Laila Balga, project manager
   infoeapn.lv

● Baiba Giptere, project coordinator
   birojseapn.lv

● Maris Kalejs, IT administrator
sannesanne.lv

Belarus


● Nina Tumanyan, project coordinator
tumanyaneu-belarus.net


● Marina Borisova, project coordinator
borisovaeu-belarus.net


 

Norway


● Olga Gravem, project coordinator
   olasousyahoo.com

Russia


● Marina Matiunina, project coordinator
   marysja132007yandex.ru

Poland


● Alina Maria Stadnik, project coordinator
   vesuvio7wp.pl

Estonia


● Ruta Pels, project coordinator
   ruta.pelsmail.ru

Lithuania


● Aldona Droseikiene, project coordinator
   infoliss.lt

Denmark


● Jan Johansen, project coordinator
   janjohansenmail.dk
 

NGO experts in the social and health promotion sector

Latvia


● Marite Rozentale
   mariteroinbox.lv

● Janis Stjadja
   jans41inbox.lv

● Elina Alere-Fogele
   elina.alere.fogeleeapn.lv

● Ilga Liepina
ilga.liepinsgmail.com

● Santa Survila, Aleksandrs Nikoļins
   LMSASartoriusgmail.com

● Diana Jasinska
   dianajainbox.lv

● Iveta Salve
iveta_salveinbox.lv

● Dace Paegle
dacebernuforums.lv
 

Russia


● Irina Iatcenko
   souz_womensmail.ru

● Elena Glotova
mbu.ktssonmail.ru

● Petr Matiunin
   marysja132007yandex.ru

● Natalia Anosova
souz_womensmail.ru

● Marina Burazova
   marysja132007yandex.ru
 

Belarus


● Dziyana Liashkevich
   liashkevicheu-belarus.net

Sviatlana Poddubnaya
poddubnayaeu-belarus.net

Alena Zhdaniuk
zhdaniukeu-belarus.net

Volha Varazhun
varazhuneu-belarus.net

Yuliya Kukhtsinskaya
kukhtsinskayaeu-belarus.net

Nastassia Ryzhankova
ryzhankovaeu-belarus.net

Poland


● Wlodzimierz Andrzej Stadnik
   vesuvio7wp.pl

Estonia


● Leonid Smulskiy
   ptpesthot.ee

Lithuania


● Dalia Kairiene
   infoliss.lt

● Rasa Malinauskaite
infoliss.lt

● Diana Gudeikiene
infoliss.lt

● Jelena Droseikiene
infoliss.lt
   

Denmark


● Jette Mellgren
   janjohmail.dk

● Helle Stensgaard Klodskov
   janjohansenmail.dk

 

Norway


● Maria Razmyslovich
   maria.razmyslovichgmail.com

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Project main activities

List of participants - NCM Project #18134 "Empowering NGOs for efficient social rights’ advocacy" (.pdf) >>

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● 16-17/10/2019 Minsk, Belarus - Final conference. Project closing
15.10.2019. EAPN-Latvia Minsk Participants (.pdf) >>
14-18.10.2019. NCM Belarus program Minsk (.pdf) >>


17.10.2019. Reception at the Latvian Embassy in Minsk


17.10.2019. Project evaluation meeting in Minsk


16.10.2019. Results of the project closing conference


16.10.2019. Second NGO expert workshop in Minsk


16.10.2019. Getting acquainted with the history of Minsk


16.10.2019. First NGO expert workshop in Minsk


16.10.2019. Opening of the project closing conference in Minsk

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06-07/08/2019 Tallinn, Estonia - Seminar/Workshop of NGO experts
05.08.2019. EAPN-Latvia Tallinn Participants (.pdf) >>
05-08.08.2019. NCM Estonia program Tallinn (.pdf) >>
05-08.08.2019. NCM Tallinn Questionnaire (.doc) >>


07.08.2019. Workshop evaluation meeting


07.08.2019. Study visit to the Parliament of Estonia


07.08.2019. Study tour in Tallinn’s Old Town: Downtown and Upper Town


06.08.2019. Signing of the long-term cooperation agreement between Latvia and Belarus


06.08.2019. Round-table meeting at the Tallinn City Council


06.08.2019. Program participants’ meeting in Tallinn

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06-08/06/2019 Rzeszow, Poland - Seminar/Workshop of NGO experts
05.06.2019. EAPN-Latvia Rzeszow Participants (.pdf) >>
06.-08.06.2019. NCM Rzeszow Program (.pdf) >>
08.06.2019. NCM Rzeszow Questionnaire (.doc) >>


08.06.2019. Walking tour in Rzeszow, visiting Lancut Palace


07.06.2019. Study visit to the House for mentally disabled people


07.06.2019. Study visit to the House of Social Support


06.06.2019. Study visit to the Daily Center for Seniors

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05-08/05/2019 Bergen, Norway - Seminar/Workshop of NGO experts
04.05.2019. EAPN-Latvia Bergen Participants (.pdf) >>
03-08.05.2019. NCM Norway program Bergen final (.pdf) >>
08.05.2019. NCM Bergen Questionnaire (.doc) >>


07.05.2019. Visiting Helgeseter, Sædalen, Bergen municipality


06.05.2019. Visiting Folkeuniversitetet in Bergen


05.05.2019. Sightseeing in Bergen


04.05.2019. Program participants’ meeting in Bergen

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07-08/02/2019 Odense, Denmark
07-08.02.2019. Denmark, Odense -  Program (.pdf) >>
07-08.02.2019 Denmark, Odense - Participant list (.pdf) >>
08.02.2019. NCM Odense Questionnaire (.doc) >>


08.02.2019. Workshop at the non-formal adult education centre "1748" in Odense


08.02.2019. Visiting Odense Women's Centre "Reden"


08.02.2019. Workshop in the Odense Municipality


07.02.2019. Visiting “HF & VUC Fyn” - Odense adult education centre


07.02.2019. Workshop in Galleri Galschiot


07.02.2019. Workshop in Odense Aftenskole


07.02.2019. Odense. Visit to museum BRANDTS

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● 06-07/12/2018 Vilnius, Lithuania
- EAPN-Latvia Programme Vilnius 06.12.2018 (.pdf) >>
- NCM Vilnius Questionnaire 07.12.2018 (.doc) >>
- EAPN-Latvia Vilnius Participants 07.12.2018 (.pdf) >>


07.12.2018. Workshop closing. Visit to Vilnius TV Tower


07.12.2018. Round Table Discussion - Meeting with Lithuanian MP, Government Representatives and Lithuanian NGOs


07.12.2018. Excursion in the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas)


06.12.2018. Visit to Vilnius Municipality


06.12.2018. Visit to the Association Vilnius Women's House


06.12.2018. Meeting with representatives of Fabijoniskes community association

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● 24-26/10/2018 Riga, Latvia
- EAPN-Latvia Programma 24-26.10.2018 LAT (.pdf) >>
- EAPN-Latvia Programme 24-26.10.2018 ENG (.pdf) >>
- Riga_List of participants 24.10.2018 (.pdf) >>
- NCM Riga Questionnaire 26.10.2018 (.doc) >>


26.10.2018. Evaluation meeting in Riga


24.10.2018. Workshop of NGO experts in Riga

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● 26-28/09/2018 Kaliningrad, Russia
- List of participants 26-28.09.2018. Meetings in Kaliningrad (.pdf) >>
- NCM Kaliningrad Agenda 26-28.09.2018. (.pdf) >>
- NCM Kaliningrad Questionnaire 28.09.2018. (.docx) >>


28.09.2018. Seminar of NGO experts. Program closing


27.09.2018. Workshop of NGO experts at Svetlogorsk


27.09.2018. Workshop of NGO experts at Yantarniy


27.09.2018. Workshop of NGO experts at Vershkovo village, Yantarniy


26.09.2018. Workshop of NGO experts in Kaliningrad

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Project results

31.10.2019. EAPN-Latvia Final report (.pdf) >>

Final report

Within the framework of project activities in the NGO network of the Baltic Sea region (which consists of 8 organizations from 8 countries) within 17 months (01/06/2018 – 31/10/2019) the experiences were shared, debates took place, knowledge and skills were improved and information was gathered from the representatives and experts of the Latvian, Russian (Kaliningrad), Belarusian, Polish, Lithuanian, Estonian, Danish and Norwegian NGOs on the empowering of NGOs in order to provide advocacy in social and health sector, to develop cooperation with local governments, state institutions and other non-governmental organizations.

The content of the project activities was based on explaining the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights and on promoting compliance with these principles in decision-making processes both in the non-governmental sector and in public administration. 8 project activities involved the target group consisting of 41 NGO experts and 12 project employees, incl. 9 managers, IT manager, an interpreter and a disabled accompanying person. They at-tended 13 NGOs and private companies, 9 municipal departments and 3 state institutions in Latvia (Riga), Russia (Kaliningrad region), Belarus (Minsk), Poland (Rzeszow), Lithuania (Vilnius), Estonian (Tallinn), Denmark (Odense) and Norway (Bergen). In the process, they gathered the experience in advocacy of NGO interests and capacity.

One training seminar on the European Pillar of Social Rights and 3 seminars/workshops were organized by Union of Women of the Kaliningrad Region in Kaliningrad region in September 2018 with participation of 7 project managers and 11 NGO experts; 3 seminars/workshops were organized by EAPN-Latvia in Riga in October 2018 with participation of 1 project manager and 14 NGO experts; 4 seminars/workshops were organized by Lithuanian Multiple Sclerosis Union in Vilnius in December 2018 with participation 1 project manager, 1 IT manager and 9 NGO experts; 6 seminars/workshops were organized by Odense Aftenskole in Odense in February 2019 with participation of 1 project manager, 10 NGO experts and 1 disabled accompanying person; 2 seminars/workshops were organized by People To People International-Norway in Bergen in May 2019 with participation of 1 project manager, 14 NGO experts and 1 disabled accompanying person; 3 seminars/workshops were organized by Stowarzyszenie VESUVIO in Rzeszow in June 2019 with participation of 8 NGO experts and 1 disabled accompanying person; 2 seminars/ workshops were organized by Eesti People To People in Tallinn in August 2019 with participation of 1 project manager, 11 NGO experts and 1 disabled accompanying person; 1 conference and 2 seminars/workshops were organized by Foundation INTERAKCIA in Minsk in October 2019 with participation of 6 project managers, 1 IT manager and 21 NGO experts. After each project activity its evaluation took place by conducting a survey of the participants of this activity; the participants took part in 8 evaluation meetings, as well as filled in a questionnaire form.

Draft brochure prepared consisting of summarized NGO experts’ conclusions. (The original brochure will be available on the EAPN-Latvia website.). Other informative materials were prepared (booklets, work programmes, handouts, etc.) for the project activities.

EAPN-Latvia NCM Interim Report 2018 (.pdf) >>

From June 1st to December 8th 2018.

Within the framework of project activities in the NGO Network of the Baltic Sea region (which consists of 8 organisations from 8 countries) within 6 months the experiences were shared, debates took place, knowledge and skills were improved and information was gathered from the representatives and experts of the Latvian, Russian (Kaliningrad), Belarusian, Polish, Lithuanian, Estonian and Danish NGOs on the empowering of NGOs in order to provide advocacy in social and health sector, to develop cooperation with local governments (municipalities), state institutions and other non-governmental organisations. The content of the project activities was based on explaining the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights and on promoting compliance with these principles in decision-making processes both in the non-governmental sector and in public administration.

Three project activities involved the target group consisting of 33 NGO experts and project managers who attended 6 NGOs, 5 municipal and 2 state institutions in Russia (Kaliningrad region), Latvia and Lithuania. In the process, they gathered the experience in advocacy of NGO interests and capacity. One training seminar on the European Pillar of Social Rights was organized in Kaliningrad, Russia, with participation of 7 project managers and 11 NGO experts; 3 seminars / practical workshops were organized in Kaliningrad region, Russia, with participation of 7 project managers and 11 NGO experts; 3 seminars/ practical workshops were organized in Riga, Latvia, with participation of 1 project coordinator and 14 NGO experts. 4 seminars / practical workshops were organized in Vilnius, Lithuania, with participation of 2 project managers and 9 NGO experts.

After each project activity its evaluation took place by conducting a survey of the participants of this activity; the participants filled in a questionnaire form on the opportunities of NGOs in the processes of strengthening social rights.

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Publication events

eu-belarus.net/ru/projects/19 [1] (Russian)
eu-belarus.net/en/projects/19 [2] (English)

Tallinna TV
tallinnatv.eu/saade/13388/tana-uudised

People to People International Europe
facebook.com/PTPI.eu

Eesti People to People
facebook.com/Eesti-People-to-People-1040259346025140

odenseaftenskole.dk

www.liss.lt/2018/11/14/http-www-eapn-lv-baltic_project_2

www.ptpest.ee/enid7181.html

www.vesuvio.org.pl

 

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