Open Call for Host Organisation – Green Politics Training

Dear CDN Member Organisations,

CDN’s Executive Committee and Green Education Initiative would hereby like to announce the opening of a call for hosts for the Green Politics Training. The Green Politics Training is scheduled to have its prep-team meeting in mid of July and acitivites in September and October.

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Call for Participants: Second Steps for Alternative Urbanisation (Regional Training in Serbia)

CDN is announcing a call for participants of the second Balkan Regional Training of our Annual Work Plan “Urban Steps for Resilient Future – Building Youth Activism in Eastern Europe”. The regional training will take place between 11-15 July in Belgrade, Serbia and will gather participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia. Continue reading

Why do we need alternative urbanisation?

Report on “Urban Steps for Resilient Future: Building youth Activism in Eastern Europe” training

From 24-29 April 2018, Cooperation and Development Network of Eastern Europe (CDN) – with the support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe, Green European Foundation (GEF), Green Group in the European Parliament, MEPs Terry Reintke and Rebecca Harms – organised a five-day youth training on Alternative Urbanisation on Buyukada island in Istanbul, Turkey. We gathered more than 40 young people from Eastern Europe with the aim to empower them to get active in their city and seek and provide support that make their cities more resilient. Continue reading

Набор Участников: Второй шаг к Альтернативной Убранизации (Региональный Тренинг в Беларуси)

CDN анонсирует набор участников для Регионального Тренинга RUMB в рамках нашего Ежегодного Рабочего Плана “Urban Steps for Resilient Future – Building Youth Activism in Eastern Europe”. Региональный тренинг пройдет 04-08 Июля в Гродно, Беларусь и соберет участников из Беларуси, Молдовы, Украины и России.

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Call for Participants: Second Steps for Alternative Urbanisation (Regional Training in Albania)

CDN is announcing a call for participants of the first Balkan Regional Training of our Annual Work Plan “Urban Steps for Resilient Future – Building Youth Activism in Eastern Europe”. The regional training will take place between 20-24 June in Tirana, Albania and will gather participants from Albania, Bulgaria, Kosovo*, and Macedonia. Continue reading

Call for participants: “It’s our turn!”

Cooperation and Development Network invites you to apply for the 6th Congress of Young Europeans, which is going to take place in Prague, Czech Republic. The main theme of this year’s Congress of Young Europeans is protest and activism in time: How activism in the past has shaped our present, and how the young generation of today can shape our future.

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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

Call for Participants: Urban Steps for Resilient Future

Cooperation and Development Network of Eastern Europe is happy to announce the call for participants for the International Activity (Training for Trainiers) that will take place from 24-29 April near Istanbul, Turkey.

The project is a part of our annual work plan and is going to

  • enable young people to analyse their cities (think global);
  • equip them with capabilities to conduct local activities on the spot with the goal to improve their communities (act local).

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Coordination Team of #UrbanSteps met in Istanbul!

The Coordination Team of CDN’s “Urban Steps for Resilient Future – Building Youth Activism in Eastern Europe” Annual Work Plan met in Istanbul between 25 and 29 January 2018.

The team spent three long working days in preparing the first phase of the project, a kick-ass “Training for Trainers” for all youth activist from Eastern Europe! The Training for Trainers will take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 24-29 April 2018.

The participants of this activity will become the trainers that will organise regional trainings in Albania, Belarus, Georgia and Serbia in June and July, which makes the second phase of the project. As a result participants from the regional trainings will conduct local projects in their cities in the third phase.

The Annual Work Plan is going to last for the whole year and it has three phases! So this is just the beginning 🙂 If you are interested in reading the full project description and learn more about the phases it can be found HERE.

The objectives of this project are:

  • To understand what and why of alter-urbanisation
  • To develop advocacy and project management skills
  • To foster cooperation among CDN Member Organisations and Urban Groups at national and international level
  • Make local actions!

The Calls for Participants will be out soon so stay tuned! #UrbanSteps