Open Call for Participants: Sharing is Caring! Collective Action and Common Solutions


Dear friends!

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe is announcing a call for participants for “Sharing is Caring! Collective Action and Common Solutions”, the spring seminar 2015 that will take place in Armenia from 25th April to 2nd May 2015. We will discuss the importance of common ownership, be it of natural resources, the environment, the public sphere in cities or the free culture movement sparked by the internet. Participants will find out how, by regaining this ownership, they and their organisations can make the life and work of citizens, communities and cities more mutually beneficial and sustainable.

More information about the call, including a summary of the topics and aims of the project can be found on the project page, together with the application form. The DEADLINE for submitting filled-in applications in PDF is Thursday 12th March 2015 at midnight (CET) to

Working language of the seminar is English, thus applicants should have working knowledge of it.

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

So far, it is financially supported by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe, Green Forum, Sweden and Terry Reintke, Member of Green group of the European Parliament.

Full costs of lodging (accommodation, food, refreshments) during the seminar will be covered by organisers, in exchange for a participation fee of 30 EUR for participants coming from non-EU and 50 EUR for participants coming from EU countries (including Norway, Switzerland and Iceland). According to project financial agreement, travel costs will be reimbursed up to the limit of 70%.

Go to project page.