Urban Steps for Resilient Future – Building Youth Activism in Eastern Europe

CDN is organising a long-term project that will address urban communities – particularly the way they are built (environmentally and socially) – and young people’s role in shaping and improving those. Public spaces and urban commons are political and social areas that young people identify with and where they exercise their rights. There is a need for reclaiming those spaces and strengthening young people’s ties to them. In order to empower young people in reshaping their communities through direct actions – based on principles of democracy and inclusion – to create more sustainable green cities, we want to: Continue reading

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