Organisational Development for CSOs

It does not matter whether your civil society organization has just been established or it has been actively working for several few years now, it might face the same organizational challenges. In many CSOs, especially those run by volunteers, active members are lacking the knowledge on how to create a strategic organization’s plan, find resources […]
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Skills for Policy Dialogue for CSOs

The aim of this course is to strengthen the capacities of CSOs to effectively represent the interests of their local communities and increase the accountability of local authorities. In order to achieve this goal, the course is divided into 4 modules: Module 1: Policy analysis, monitoring of policy making and policy implementation To keep local […]
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Use of New Tools: Sensors, Drones and Cameras

In this presentation, Oleg Pushak, a drone activist, anti-corruption activist and activist of All-Ukrainian Union ‘Automaidan’, presents how new technology tools, such as sensors, drones and cameras can serve in the implementation of CSO’s activities. Oleg provides the technical specifications of different types of drones and shares the story of how his organization is using […]
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Use of Photo and Video Storytelling

Every photo has its own story and it is up to you to decide how this story will be used. Photos can help your audience engage with an issue and attract the attention you are seeking. In this presentation, Sergey Karpov introduces techniques of storytelling that civil society organizations can use in their advocacy campaigns, […]
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Open Source investigation

Information is a powerful tool for civil society organizations to impose a social change. Christiaan Triebert, journalist and investigator at Bellingcat in the United Kingdom, gives a presentation on how digital open source information can serve in investigation of different issues. In this lecture, Christiaan presents several case studies of positive change in society using […]
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Data Collection

In this presentation Anton Perkin, CEO at FusionWork in Moldova, shares his experience on working with data collection. Anton thoroughly explains the process of collecting data and analyses what determined the success or failure of his numerous projects. Practical advices and examples will help you understand the nature of data collection and what challenges you […]
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Data Visualization

A common issue that many organizations working with datasets face is how to visualize their data and make it interesting and clear for an audience. There are numerous visualization tools, tips and tricks for CSOs and many of us do not know where to start. Maya Stravinskaya, a data journalist from Russia, shares her knowledge […]
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Open Budget project

by Volodymyr Tarnay, Head of the Project, the EIDOS Center for Political Studies and Analysis, Ukraine Volodymyr Tarnay, Head of Budget Policy of the Center “Eidos” Volodymyr Tarnay, Head of Budget Policy of the Center “Eidos”. Expert in the areas of local finance, budget policy, and monitoring and evaluation of public policies. Еhe expert of […]
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Starting an IT Project: Things to Consider

Iryna Velska, Key Expert for Developing New Digital Content and Organising Hackathons, leads a webinar, designed for civil society activists, who are willing to start IT projects. In the presentation Iryna highlights the basics of such project and presents numerous issues that need to be taken into consideration prior to project implementation. Even though this […]
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Visuals and Communications

Sergey Karpov is a project management at Takie Dela, a Russian journal and foundation, and was a Citizen Lab 2017 Hackathon mentor. His daily work is related to communication and content visualization. There is a lack of information on storytelling tools for civil society organizations that they can use to develop their social projects. In […]
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Webinars for potential applicants for 2018 EaP Civil Society Fellowships, 21-23 March 2018

On 21-23 March 2018 the EaP Civil Society Facility organised a series of webinars for potential applicants of the future Call for Applications for EaP Civil Society Fellowships. 10 Civil Society Fellows from 2017 talked about their Fellowship projects, shared their experience and answered the questions of potential applicants. Watch our webinars if you: Want […]
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MOLDOVA: Watch online our webinars for the preparation of Concept Notes for the Call for Proposals “Support to Civil Society Organisations and Local authorities (CSO-LA) in the Republic of Moldova”

On 23-24 April 2018, the EU-funded technical assistance Project Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions hold a series of webinars for the preparation of Concept Notes for the Call for Proposals “Support to Civil Society Organisations and Local authorities (CSO-LA) in the Republic of Moldova”.  This training was organised upon the request of the Delegation of the European Union […]
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Starting an IT project: Things to Consider

Even if your civil society organisation has a fantastic idea for a new IT project, without careful planning and clear goals it may not develop into the product you were dreaming about. Prior the start of EaP Civil Society Hackathon 2018, key experts Iryna Velska and Vladimir Ivanov, shared their insights of things that should […]
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Building a Mass Consumption Product with Open Data

Opendatabot is a service in Ukraine, providing access to some of the open data of Ukrainian authorities to citizens. Aleksey Ivankin, a co-founder of the service, provides an insight on how such open data can be used in creating your project and what issues you are expected to overcome throughout the process. His colleague, Darina […]
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Sustainability of Hackathon-Born Project

Uladzislau Laurychenka manages the Education Project at Teplitsa, Social Technologies in Russia. His team is organizing Hackathons for various civil society organizations and helps them create technology-driven social projects. Uladzislau admits that some initiatives, created during the hackathons are not being fully implemented. During the 2018 EaP Civil Society Hackathon, he shared his remarks on […]
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Kyiv Participatory Budget: A Recipe for Success

Millions of Ukrainians are already using various instruments of e-democracy and believe that it leads to a positive democratic change in the country. The Centre for Innovation Development in Ukraine is focusing on the development of e-democracy instruments to be made accessible to the wide society of Ukraine. During the 2018 EaP Civil Society Hackathon, Serhiy […]
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Unlocking the Power of Blockchain Technologies

Isaac Mao is a Creator at Musicoin Project, USA. Musicoin is a music streaming platform built on blockchain to support the creation, distribution and consumption of music in a shared economy. During the 2018 EaP Civil Society Hackathon, Isaac shared his expertise on how new Blockchain technology can be used in social initiatives. Isaac Mao’s […]
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EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme: 2019: Supporting Young Civil Society Leaders in Eastern Partnership Countries. Webinar: How to prepare successful applications

This webinar was designed for potential applicants for the 3rd Call of the 2019 EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme. The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship programme aims to identify young ambitious/ high-potential/ forward-thinking civil society activists from the EaP region and support the development of their leadership skills, as well as allow them to bring […]
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EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme 2019: Young Civil Society in Eastern Partnership Countries. Webinar: Questions and Answers

This webinar was designed for potential applicants for the 3rd Call of the 2019 EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme. The Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowship programme aims to identify young ambitious/ high-potential/ forward-thinking civil society activists from the EaP region and support the development of their leadership skills, as well as allow them to bring […]
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Knowledge + Nuance. Why we Need to Care About Tech

Digital Competences for CSOs – blended online course, March 2019 Tin Gerber, Consultant on Civic Tech, Social Innovation Specialist at Hivos Tin is a computational artist and creative strategist with experience in human-centred program and service design, project implementation, and workshop facilitation. He has extensive international experience with a broad range of thematic areas across […]
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