Strengthening the NGO network - a tool for social security
The project will be implemented in the Baltic Sea region by 8 non-governmental organizations from Latvia, Russia (the Kaliningrad Region and Saint-Petersburg), Belarus, Estonia, Poland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. Project is financed by Nordic Council of Ministers. Coordinator is EAPN-Latvia, Association.
The overall objective of this project is to deepen the understanding of the role of civil society and to strengthen the NGO network of the Baltic Sea Region to contribute to the social and health sector for promotion the social security in general by applying the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights and other social rights instruments. Planned period 19 months.
A one NGO symposium, 8 seminars/workshops and an evaluation meeting will take place in nine partners’ countries in order to implement the project tasks. These activities will improve the knowledge and skills of the target group - 18 NGO experts in the social and health promotion sector - and strengthen the partners' capacity for cooperation and advocacy of topical interests in education institutions, state's or municipality's structures, as well as summarize the NGO experts' conclusions and will provide the dissemination of information within the Region on the role and opportunities of NGO network for social security.