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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A series of webinars for the preparation of Concept Notes for the 2018

A series of webinars for the preparation of Concept Notes for the 2018 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 to the Republic of Moldova in April 2018 and was designed specifically for the civil society […]
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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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A series of webinars for the participants of our 2018 EaP Civil Society Hackathon

Visuals and Communications: Data vs Emotions by Sergey Karpov, Project Manager at Takie Dela (available only in Russian) Starting an IT Project: Things to Consider by Iryna Velska and Vladimir Ivanov, experts of our Project (available only in Russian) Web Design: Basics, Tendencies and Common Mistakes by Iryna Velska and Vladimir Ivanov, experts of our Project (available only in Russian)
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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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Webinars for potential applicants of the EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programmes 2018, 2019 and 2020

These webinars were designed for potential applicants for the Calls of the EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme that 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 about positive changes in their communities by providing […]
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A series of webinars for the participants of our 2019 EaP Civil Society Hackathon and the Blended Course “Digital Competences for CSOs”

These webinars cover a wide range of topics from digital communications to development of chatbots and will be interesting for all civil society activists: Working with Tech Partners by Tin Gerber, Consultant on Civic Tech, Social Innovation Specialist at Hivos  (available in English with Russian translation) Making a portrait of your user by Yuliya Khlashchankova, External Communications and Project Management Consultant, […]
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A series of webinars for the EU Grantees

A series of webinars for the EU Grantees (CSOs implementing EU-funded projects) that cover a range of  issues such as: better reporting for the EU;  financial / contractual aspects in EU grant management; media relations and public outreach; new media technologies for organizational management; monitoring and evaluation of public policies; participation in legislative processes; advocacy, fundraising […]
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Increasing the digital capacity of CSOs: webinar recordings

A series of webinars were designed within the EaP Civil Society Fellowship Programme 2019. The series of webinars were designed to cover the most relevant topics of digital tools, which would be interesting to the Ukrainian CSO managers. The webinars covered topics like cybersecurity, cloud services, instruments for data visualization, tools for project management, how […]
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Webinar Communication for Impact: Social Media

Over the last 15 years, communication has seen drastic changes. If asked to describe today’s ideal communication, ‘person-centered’, ‘horizontal’ and ‘engaging’ would be the key features. If this description reminds you of social media, you are right, because these were the media that caused most of the recent changes. And while 99.9% of civil society […]
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Webinar for EU Grantees “Advocacy for Impact”

Advocacy requires taking a stand and fighting in various arenas to make positive change happen.The focus of the webinar will be on how to implement advocacy campaign from identifying clear policies objectives to concluding a campaign. We will focus on different strategies and key activities that are important to bring a desirable change regarding policy […]
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Tools and platforms for video conferencing (Zoom, WebEx, Jitsi)

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the entire world, we are all faced with changing the ways we work and we interact within our teams and with our beneficiaries. Working remotely in small teams, organizing webinars or livestreaming events will become the norm. And now is the time to get yourself acquainted with the digital tools […]
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Online Project Management Tools

Webinar #2 in the Embracing Remote Work for Civil Society series Vladimir Ivanov & Iryna Velska, experts of the EaP Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions project Embracing Remote Work Series of Webinars to help you learn more about some of the most used tools and solutions for distant work, online communication and collaboration. Webinar […]
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Project Proposal Writing: How to Develop a Good Project

During this Webinar we focused on EU methodologies and tools for project proposals writing, how to make the best use of the logical framework approach in designing projects and share with you some advices and tips that can help you to develop a good project. Project Proposal Writing: How to Develop a Good Project (.pdf, […]
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Digital Goodies & Your Requests

Webinar #4 in the Embracing Remote Work for Civil Society series Vladimir Ivanov & Iryna Velska, experts of the EaP Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions project Digital goodies (WriteURL, DropBox vs. NextCloud, Mailvelope) and top results from the survey >
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Crowdfunding for CSOs

Svetlana Djukić and Iryna Velska , EaP Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions project Crowdfunding (public funding, from crowdfunding, crowd – “crowd”, funding – “funding”) – cooperation of people (donors) who voluntarily pool their money or other resources together (today – through online sites) to support projects of other people / organizations (recipients). Crowdfunding for […]
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Role of Schools in the 21st Century – Before and After Covid19

SPEAKER: George Chanturia, EaP Civil Society Fellow 2018 Director of Education Coalition (EFA), Georgia MA in Organizational Development & Consultancy MA in Cultural Studies Teacher of Civic Educaiton GUEST SPEAKERS: Simon Janashia, PHD in Educaiton Expert on the Education Policy Analysis, Curriculum Development Teacher Professional Development and Education Development Elnara Mammadova, MS in Inclusive Teaching […]
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Introduction to social entrepreneurship

A short webinar on finding out and learning about what is in fact social impact, what does it mean, how it can be innovated and how it can be analysed, managed, and measured. We will explore the meaning and constructions of buzz words in impact change, and the shift from social innovation to social impact […]
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Social Impact – the buzz word

Speaker/Host: Tamara PUHOVSKI (Croatia) Tamara is the founder of social enterprises ProPuh and Impact House as well as RoUm, led by a passion for social impact hacking and 20 year experience in innovating, managing and measuring positive social impact across all sectors. Tamara has worked with and in international institutions (UNDP), European institutions (EU Parliament) […]
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Small Tech and Site.js

Who delivers: ARAL BALKAN & LAURA KALBAG, Small Technology Foundation, Ireland Aral and Laura are a tiny and independent two-person not-for-profit based in Ireland, called Small Technology Foundation. They advocate for and build small technology to protect personhood and democracy in the digital network age. Their main activity is research and development. They also spend […]
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Webinar on the Human-Rights-Based Approach

Paul Dalton (DK), Expert on Human Rights, HRBA and Inclusive Governance Paul Dalton is a human rights lawyer with 20 years experience working on promotion, protection and realisation of human rights at national level and below. He is currently Team Leader for the EU Armenia RBA and Inclusive Governance project. Paul’s area of speciality is […]
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