Deadline: 25 June 2019
Consortium of the Eastern European Network for Civic Education (EENCE) member organizations is inviting interested parties to submit their ideas for workshops, seminars, panel discussions, keynote speeches and project results at the open seminar, contributing in the central topic of EENCE Summit 2019 in Batumi (Georgia).
This call is addressed to young scholars, academics, researchers, representatives of CSOs, foundations, associations, animation specialists, decision makers from formal and informal education institutions, citizens from Eastern Europe and Russia as well as from any other part of the world.
The main goal is to develop and strengthen potential of civic education providers in the region (Eastern partnership countries and Russia) and support cooperation between them through sharing experience and best practices; discussion of joint projects, campaigns, actions to promote civic education; discussion on the current challenges of civic education, etc.
The idea is to create a platform for long-term communication of goals, issues, formats, ongoing needs and projects as well as challenges of civic education in each country.
EENCE Mission is to contribute in sustainable and strategic development of civil society in the Eastern Partnership region and Russia by expanding civic education and strengthening the capacity of organizations and experts working in the field.
The content and funding of the network is supported by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany and the Federal Agency for Civic Education/Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb).
- Promote the importance of civic education in the region and find possible ways of further development.
- Highlight the potential and best practices of Eastern Europe and Russia in terms of civic education.
- Demonstrate the potential of the EENCE Network members and other civic education providers.
- Strengthen the cooperation between the EENCE members and strengthening EENCE cooperation with external civic education stakeholders.
- Create an open collaboration platform.
- Lobby civic education in other European countries, discussion, exchange and cooperation between civic education experts, practitioners and professionals.
- Elaborate new strategies, concepts for civic education.
- Find and feature inspiring spaces (in host countries), create an engaging agenda, which enables meaningful exchange and cross-sectoral cooperation.
What can be submitted?
They welcome concepts of seminars / plenary papers / speeches / project result presentations, etc. related to or focused on the following areas:
- Public awareness raising regarding civic education problems.
- Raise interest towards civic education.
- Explain the purport of the civic education.
- Civic education in the formal and non-formal spheres.
- Challenges and the role of civic education in a global world.
- Development of image and sustainability of civic education.
- Resources for civic education providers.
- Role of women in decision-making processes.
The above list is not comprehensive.
- The submitted concepts can relate to formal and non-formal civic education, as well as various cultural spheres. In terms of practical examples, we are particularly looking for projects that link formal and non-formal sectors of civic education.
- The travel and accommodation costs for the invited experts during the Summit will be covered by the organizers. Please note that only the costs up to a maximum of two persons per seminar or project presentation, and one person panel discussions / keynote speeches can be covered. In addition, organizers can allocate the grant for the acquisition of necessary materials to perform Summit activities, as applicable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their proposals online via given website.
For more information, please visit http://eence.eu/open-calls/