General Assembly 2015 – report

11021238_839257139454296_8285322121572853019_nCDN’s 6th General Assembly took place in Chișinău, Moldova from 26th February to 1st March, 2015. We want to thank our Member Organisation Gutta Club which hosted this year’s General Assembly and did a great job at organising everything ranging from the venue to general accommodation. We also had the unique opportunity to participate in one of Gutta Club’s street actions which allowed the delegates to get an insight into the political work of the organization. 

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Executive Committe meeting in Armenia 2015

Dear Members and Partners,

After the first meeting in Chisinau, just after the General Assembly, the Executive Committee will hold its second in-person meeting this year. It is going to take place in Armenia on 25th and 26th of April 2015.

Main points on the agenda will be:

  • Project management
  • Projects 2015
  • Planning 2016
  • External cooperation
  • Web & Media

With the kind regards,

Executive Committee

 

General Assembly

The General Assembly shall meet in ordinary session, and be organised by the Executive Committee, at least once a year. The General Assembly has full power to take any necessary decision in order to realise the objectives of CDN. General Assembly is made up of the member organisations and partner organisations of CDN. Member organisation of CDN have a right to two delegates with voting right at the General Assembly and have full right to nominate its candidate for any organisational group or submit amendments to any organisational document of CDN. Partner organisation of CDN have a right to send one delegate with no voting right to the Network Meeting and have full right to nominate its candidate for any organisational group or submit amendments to any organisational document of CDN. Gender balances should be assured.

Only the General Assembly may:

Approve the budgets and accounts
Elect and dismiss the members of the Executive Committee
Amend the Statutes
Amend Political Platform
Dissolve CDN
Approve the Executive Committee’s annual report

CDN In Armenia 2015

arm6Since 2008 CDN is present in South Caucasus and together with local partners we try to realize what is the region of South Caucasus, how people transit from past to future through present days and how to make region Green(er). This Caucasus puzzle is solved piece by piece. Thus, this March we went to Yerevan, capital of Armenia.

In up-coming April we are organizing seminar “Sharing is caring!”, on topic of Commons. Supported by European Youth Foundation of Council of Europe and Green forum Sweden, we will be hosted by our local partners Youth section of Association for Sustainable Human Development and Partnership for Green Development.

We gather super motivated people who volunteer to prepare program for participants, explore the topic, search for information, moderate discussions and support participants further involvement within the topic. For a week in Yerevan we bit a big piece of preparation cake, but we also managed to explore the city, its civil society, its routines and extravagances. Continue reading

Serbian Green Youth General Assembly 2015

zosLast weekend (27-29. March) Serbian Green Youth held their 11th General Assembly in Sremski Karlovci. Apart from validating reports from previous year and discussing and voting on amendments of existing documents, members of Serbian Green Youth adopted two new documents. One of them is Ideological minimum which represents the minimum of what we stand for. Other is Action plan, which includes objectives of organization for the next 12 months with activity plan. During General Assembly they have also discussed the strategy for period 2016 – 2018.

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MODOM General Assembly 2015

MODOMThe Youth Organization of DOM (MODOM), on the 29th of March, 2015, held its third electoral assembly on which the new management structure of MODOM has been elected. 107 delegates were present at the assembly and have voted for the draft program for the period 2015-2017, with the following five main areas of activity: ecology, human rights, green economy, youth and education, cooperation with international organizations and NGOs. Continue reading

Open Call for participants – Study Session: Bordering on the possible – Migration, Policy-making and Youth

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe is announcing a call for participants for Study Session “Bordering on the possible ­ Migration, Policy-­making and Youth” which is taking place in European Youth Centre in Budapest, Hungary from 7th to 14th of June. This Study Session will gather 35 participants from various backgrounds related to the topic and provide them space to explore how youth organizations can increase their participation in shaping national and international migration policies in Europe.

The DEADLINE for submitting filled-in application is 17th of April 2015 at midnight (CET). More information about the project, together with application form can be found on project page.

Working language of the seminar is English, thus the applicants are expected to have working level of it.

Accommodation (logging, food, refreshments) and travel costs are fully covered by organizers. The participation fee is 50 EUR.

The call is open for applicants coming from Council of Europe member states, Kosovo, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Go to project page.

Bordering on the possible – Migration, Policy-making and Youth

 

Study Session       7th – 14th June, EYC Budapest, Hungary

40 participants from Green youth organisations, international organisations, academia and the media explored the topic of Migration. The summarized conclusions of their work can be found in this STATEMENT.

Summary of topics

With this project we want to increase the influence of youth organizations in shaping national and international migration policies in Europe

During the Study Session we will put the special focus on: Continue reading