Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” (BSoP)
Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” (BSoP), is a non-governmental non-profit organization with public benefit purposes, which has been training the political and civic leaders of Bulgaria since 2002. Its mission is to support the creation of a community of civil and political leaders, with an active stand in the national, European and world political process, guided by modern democratic values such as pluralism, tolerance and informed debate.
Through training programs, conferences and initiatives targeting the professional development of young leaders the School aims to encourage the process of democratization in Bulgaria and the countries from the Western Balkans, Black Sea region and the South Mediterranean. Its programs have hosted more than 800 Bulgarian and 200 foreign leaders – MPs, leading politicians, senior government officials, judges, prosecutors, members of the business community and civic leaders. Bulgarian School of Politics “Dimitry Panitza” is actively involved with work on environment, climate change, energy policy and the challenges they pose.
The School is guided by the idea that the implementation of sustainable low carbon growth in the economies of Bulgaria, Europe and the world is one of the biggest challenges that humans face today.
Professional Training Solutions (STP Consulting)
Professional Training Solutions (STP Consulting) as Training center is located in Zaragoza (Spain) and it offers training courses and technical support to private companies, public administration in rural areas, schools, NGOs and Incubators of Entrepreneurs into innovation in the areas of education sector, and professional solutions of non-profit sector. Contribute with our services to be qualified to work in a variety of professions for smes with accessibility of innovation and information for people and communities with a social risk as well as disadvantages.
Our main activity is to improve educational, social and cultural standards by intensive co-operation with other EU regions. Therefore, STP is highly active in the development and implementation of educational/vocational trainings as well as in the implementation and promotion of EU projects dealing with education, culture and society.
ASSET – Agency of the Basilicata Chamber of Commerce
ASSET is the Agency of the Basilicata Chamber of Commerce appointed by its “parent organization” to manage its services for the economic development of the Basilicata, namely Start-up Support Services, vocational and educational guidance, services for internationalization, digitization, the technological innovation of the SMEs of Basilicata, etc.
It is part of the EEN network and has been a partner of several EU-funded projects: COSME, Erasmus+, EU4Business etc.
AMU – Adam Mickiewicz University
Adam Mickiewicz University is the major academic institution in Poznań and one of the top Polish universities. Its reputation is founded on tradition, outstanding achievements and the attractive curriculum offered to students. The mission of the University is to advance knowledge through high quality research and teaching in cooperation with businesses and companies offering public services and other research and learning providers. The University is a centre of academic excellence, where many international team projects are being carried out. AMU is a member of: EUA – European University Association, EUCEN – European University Continuing Education Network, The Compostela Group of Universities, The Santander Group – European University Network, European Chemistry Thematic Network and other European Research Networks.
The University continuously extends and updates research programs and contents of study curricula, with special emphasis on their interdisciplinary and international nature. Apart from research, learning is a very important sphere of activity of the university. There are 285 degreecourses and 180 specializations to choose from. In recent years the educational offer has become increasingly diverse. New educational projects include integrated studies in humanities, natural and social sciences, and program carried out in cooperation with other institutions both in Poland and abroad.
Creativity and Educational Studio ARTIED
Creativity and Educational Studio ARTIED is centred around the concepts of Art Appreciation and Art Inspired Education. Our believe is that “Art is meaning and helps us better understand ourselves, people and the world around us”. Our goals are in 3 main directions:
1) We want to encourage more people to slow down, to reduce stress levels coming from their daily routines and to enjoy the art of slow and ‘green’ living, in harmony with nature. One of the ways to achieve these is to delve into artistic challenges and to learn how to use art appreciation to ‘read’ and reflect on hidden messages in artworks. This helps us rediscover ourselves and seek (and reveal) our own meaning in life.
2) We believe that art in all its forms boosts our creativity and ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking, helps us break with stereotypes, increases our emotional intelligence, and recharges us with positive emotions. That is why, we constantly need to nurture and exercise these.
3) We constantly encourage entrepreneurship and personal and professional development of art and crafts inspired people and work for ‘opening’ the cultural sector to people with disabilities. To achieve all these, we organise short educational and art appreciation sessions and creativity boosting trainings.
They provoke learners’ curiosity about different art movements, styles, artists and works from Classical, Modern and Post-modern art, but also help them overcome the fear of talking about artworks and the emotions they evoke. This way, we encourage our participants to take an ‘inner look’ into artworks, to learn how to analyse them and to make new links and associations beyond the things, visible at first sight. We also organise special art sessions and activities for seniors and older people with dementia and Alzheimer to support their active aging and social inclusion.
CSRD – Center for Strategic Research and Documentation
Forum – Center for Strategic Research and Documentation was established in 1997 as an NGO and think-tank dedicated to researching strategic aspects and solutions to current local, national and regional issues. Forum CSRD played a significant role in strengthening the role of the civil sector and increasing its influence in the creation of national policies aimed at achieving the necessary standards for EU integration of the Republic of North Macedonia. Today, the organization actively works to involve citizens in the processes of participative democracy by educating hundreds of citizens and civic activists on how to fulfill their needs and ideas within the social flows and influence the decision-makers. The core of our working team are a dozen top analysts and trainers assisted by many other assistants and logistics officers. Forum CSRD is dedicated to the EU Green agenda and is working towards creating more sustainable communities. Our latest project was “Organic agriculture innovation platform” supported by the Erasmus + KA2 Programme, where we used our skills and expertise to develop educational materials and curriculum for organic agriculture.
One of the programme priorities of Forum CSRD is decentralization, and in many activities related with it the association cooperated with representatives of local organizations, communities and municipalities who implemented actions related with rural development, ECOLOGY, food production, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION etc. Also, as an organization we are dedicated to contribute to the ambitious SDGs agenda in creation of partnerships needed between the governments, local governments, private sector, CSOs and individuals that will work together as defined in Goal 17. Our policy documents and recommendations for changing the policies of local self-government and regional bodies are regularly pointing to the critical points of innovation in agricultural production.
Project No.: 2022-1-BG01-KA220-ADU-000085169
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.