General Assembly 2018 – Report

Between 21st and 25th of February 2018, Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe held its 9th General Assembly and also celebrated its 15th anniversary in Belgrade, Serbia. The host organisation of the General Assembly, Zelena omladina Srbije / Serbian Green Youth, did amazing work preparing perfect conditions for meetings and work as well as welcoming CDN’s delegates and guests. Continue reading

CDN General Assembly 2018

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe (CDN) will hold its 9th General Assembly and Strategy Planning from 21 – 25 February 2018, in Belgrade, Serbia. The General Assembly is hosted by CDN’s Member Organization Serbian Green Youth.

More than 40 Young Greens from all over Eastern Europe and beyond will gather for debating, discussing and deciding on CDN’s strategy plan for 2019-2022, activity and financial plan for the next year as well as election of the new Executive Committee and much more. Continue reading

New Office Coordinator in CDN

We are happy to announce that Özgecan Kara is joining CDN Secretariat as an Office Coordinator in January 2018.

Özge’s green political activism started with Gezi Protests in Turkey in 2013. Since then she has been actively involved with Young Greens of Turkey. She was a part of several prep-teams and projects in CDN and FYEG as well as a delegate at the General Assemblies of both organisations. Before joining CDN, she worked as a project coordinator for Green Thought Association (Turkey) for three years, coordinating EU funded projects on policy making and capacity building. She is on the Board of Yeşil Gazete (Green Newspaper) and produced/hosted a weekly radio show at Açık Radyo on climate change. Her working interests are green thought, climate change and feminism.

We look forward to further development of our Network with Özge!

Executive Committee and Secretariat

 

General Assembly 2017 – Report

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe AISBL (CDN) held its 8th GenerCDN_General_assembly_2017al Assembly from 23rd to 26th of February 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The host organisation of the General Assembly, FORa Zeleni Prozor, did amazing work, preparing perfect conditions for meetings and work and welcoming CDN’s delegates and guests. During the GA, the delegates and guests had an opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on the world population growth moderated by the hosts, which provided an excellent warm up before the heated debates on CDN’s new Political Platform. Continue reading

CDN General Assembly 2017

Cooperation and Development Network of Easter Europe (CDN) will hold its 8th General Assembly from 23rd to 26th of February 2017, in Zagreb, Croatia. The General Assembly is hosted by CDN Member Organization Zeleni Prozor.

More than 40 Young Greens from Eastern Europe and beyond will gather for debating, discussing and deciding on CDN’s activity plan for the next year, development of the current strategy plan, new political platform, new visual identity, new Executive Committee members and much more. Continue reading

New CDN Network Coordinator!

We are happy to announce that Sopho Mchedlishvili will start as a new Network Coordinator, a position in CDN Secretariat, in January 2017. Being committed and politically interested, she has a background of Green activism, and is a former member of CDN Executive Committee (two mandates, in 2011 and 2012). She was one of the early members of CDN Member Organization Georgian Young Greens, Georgia. For over four years she had been involved in youth projects, non-formal education and the Green movement. Continue reading

Call for host organization of CDN General Assembly 2017

 

We are announcing a call for the host of CDN General Assembly 2017.

 

The host organization will be responsible for the technical coordination of the meeting with support of the CDN Office. While CDN’s Executive Committee will be responsible for the agenda, the local host organization will have the opportunity to organize a session for the delegates and guests. It is CDN’s obligation to financially support the organization of the General Assembly, nevertheless fund-raising assistance from local host will be highly appreciated.

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Call for CDN Network Coordinator

The Executive Committee of Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe AISBL (CDN) is announcing a call for a Network Coordinator. Together with the Office Coordinator the Network Coordinator (NC) constitute the Secretariat, who are the appointed officers and legal representatives of CDN. The Secretariat is responsible to the Executive Committee.

The contract is valid for two years and includes a probation period of three months. The contract begins from January 2017 and the work place is based in our office in Belgrade. Being member of the Secretariat of CDN is a highly demanding position, requiring excellent organisational skills as well as substantial knowledge of Green politics, the socio-political context of Eastern Europe and youth positions in Eastern European countries. Continue reading

Call for Members of the Political Platform Group

CDN is happy to announce an open call for members of the Political Platform Group (PPG), which will be tasked with rewriting CDN’s Political Platform (PP) until the next GA in February 2017. The call is open to anyone with strong ties to CDN.

The tasks of the PPG is to formulate in close collaboration with CDN’s Member Organisations (MOs) the Political Platform that sets down CDN’s basic political convictions and demands. The PPG will have an essential role in deciding on the exact format of the PP. It is important to note that it is CDN’s MOs that decide about the content of the PP with the PPG coordinating the work with MOs and drafting the PP based on MOs ideas. Continue reading