Call for articles: Alternative Urbanisation

The development of autonomous local self-governments is a crucial element of the long-term transition to democracy in Central and Eastern Europe and the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. CDN’s Alternative Urbanisation Working Group decided to open a call for articles on this very topic, with a focus on urban self-management. Continue reading

Green Education Initiative: Call for Team Members

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe (CDN) is happy to announce an open call for new team members of the Green Education Initiative. We are looking for interested and motivated people who want to take an active role in planning and implementing researches and activities, deepening their knowledge on green ideas, current green issues in the region and the world. Continue reading

Poziv na sudjelovanje na treningu za Mlade zelene aktiviste

Zelena europska fondacija u suradnji sa Udrugom Zeleni prozor i Mrežom za suradnju i razvoj Istočne Europe (Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe) organizira trodnevni trening za 20 sudionika u okviru projekta „European Green Activist Training“ (EGAT) koji će se održati u Domu Crvenog križa u parku prirode Medvednica od 20. do 22. listopada 2017. godine. Continue reading

Call for participants: “Green Training” and “Green Policies”

CDN is welcoming you to take part in a series of trainings titled “Green Training and Green Policies”. It will consist of two activities, which will take place in Ukraine this autumn. We are planning to gather 25 young activists who have strong ties to or are willing to become a part of the Green Movement, coming from Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus. The deadline for submitting the application is 20th of August.

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Заявка на участие: “Зеленый тренинг и Зеленая политика”

Сеть сотрудничества и развития в Восточной Европе (CDN) рад пригласить Вас на серию тренингов “Зеленый тренинг” и “Зеленая политика”, которые пройдут в Украине этой осенью. Мы планируем объединить 25 молодых активистов, которые хотят стать частью Зеленого движения в России, Украине, Молдове и Беларуси (РУМБ регион).

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Hungary’s FUTURE: A Biannual Update

Dear Friends,

This semester has been incredibly busy for our organisation. The populist Orban government will not give us a chance to rest.

After we elected our new EC in March, the Hungarian government tried to close the Central Europen University (CEU). A huge crowd took to the streets of Budapest day by day, and finally the government retreated. It was our duty to participate in these demonstrations.

Also we attended the Global Greens’ and Global Young Greens’ Congress in Liverpool. It was really nice to see that green ideology can be found all over the planet. Continue reading

Gutta Club: “ENERGEL” – Energy Efficiency Explained To Children

Between the 25th June and 5th July, 46 children from different regions of the Republic of Moldova attended the “ENERGEL” summer camp. The Republican Youth Center “Gutta-Club”, which coordinated the event, with support from the “Energy and Biomass” project, managed to create a unique, eco-friendly atmosphere that would make the participants understand environmental problems and try to solve them in their daily lives. During these 10 days, children learned about recycling, energy, and social activity. They also had debates and campaigns that made them think up their own initiative and strive for a change.

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SAEM: No Hate Speach Campaign

Our actions  directly affect our lifestyle. Nowadays, we face hate speech more and more in social media, TV, on the streets, movies etc. We do believe we cannot make progress without having freedom to openly discuss ideas, debate about the future of our rights and actions. In order to stop the hate speech and build a society based on respect and solidarity, Georgia Youth Eco Movement SAEM joined the No Hate Speech Campaign of the Council of Europe. Continue reading