Albanian Young Greens: New Board and The Earth Day

Albanian Young Greens is a vital forum part of Albanian Green Party; a vital forum with energised, devoted and innovative members. It has been around 16 years since this forum has been established and many leaders have passed through it. The actual leading group of Albanian Young Greens was selected on 7th May 2017 when taking part in General Assembly of Albanian Young Greens. In accordance with gender balance – giving priority to female gender, the leading group is formed by 7 members. Dajana Sina and Orlando Bakalli are the leaders of Albanian Young Greens.

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Grüne Jugend: An Exciting Update on The Activities

Dear CDN friends,

Many things have happened during the past three months in Grüne Jugend – many things that we’d like to share with you!

In March six members of Grüne Jugend went on an exchange with Swedish and Norwegian Young Greens in Gothemburg (Sweden). Our aim was to analyze mutually our organisations and structures, exchange the best practices, e.g. on attracting new members, campaigning and to discuss our differences and the problems that we still have in common in our organisations. (As a result, we took home a lot of impressions and new ideas on improving our structures.)

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Green Ukraine: Call for Prep-Team

CDN is looking for prep-team members for the project consisting of two activities: “Green Training” and ”Greening Policy”. The activities are going to take place on 15-18 September and late November (weekend) 2017 in Ukraine. For details, check out the project page.

We are looking for young people who are passionate about activism and the values of the Green movement, coming from one of the following countries: Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus (RUMB). Continue reading

CALL FOR INTERN

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe (CDN) is opening an intern position in its office in Belgrade. The intern(s) will work together with and under the mentornship of CDN Secretariat – Office Coordinator and Network Coordinator.

The purpose of the internship is to provide an opportunity for individuals to substantively contribute to and learn from CDN’s work. The intern will be given specific tasks and responsibilities and will be challenged to develop their capabilities and gain experience. The intern is expected to be flexible and to take part in various activities at the office and sometimes in the field, where CDN’s activities take place. Continue reading

Call for Participants: Organisational Management Webinar Series

If your Member Organisation has faced the issues of generation change and transfer of knowledge, attracting new members and keeping them engaged in your work, structure and forming internal documents, then this call is for you! CDN keeps taking down barriers for members to participate and contribute to its activities. This time we would like to diverse our capacity building work through the webinar series.

During this series, we will try to fill in the gaps and explore the best practices for organisations to further develop a sustainable approach to (1)membership, (2)transfer of knowledge and (3)structures and documents. Continue reading

Political repressions in Belarus: Belarus Green Party

23. March 2017

We, the Belarusian Green Party and Ecohome non-governmental organization, express our joint protest against political repressions taking place in Belarus over the last few weeks. Starting from February 17th around 200 participants of peaceful demonstrations have been severely convicted, fined and imprisoned, including 25 journalists representing independent Belarusian media. Continue reading

General Assembly 2017 – Report

Cooperation and Development Network Eastern Europe AISBL (CDN) held its 8th GenerCDN_General_assembly_2017al Assembly from 23rd to 26th of February 2017 in Zagreb, Croatia. The host organisation of the General Assembly, FORa Zeleni Prozor, did amazing work, preparing perfect conditions for meetings and work and welcoming CDN’s delegates and guests. During the GA, the delegates and guests had an opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on the world population growth moderated by the hosts, which provided an excellent warm up before the heated debates on CDN’s new Political Platform. Continue reading