would like to invite you to attend the Baltic Sea networking event 2019
“Making Waves 2019”
17th - 19th September 2019
Following the success of the previous events (2013 Stockholm, 2014 Tallinn, 2015 Vilnius, 2016 in Helsinki, 2017 in Riga, 2018 in Gdansk) in creating international partnerships, Baltic Sea region’s contact making seminar
“Making Waves” takes place for the seventh time, bringing together around 50 participants representing civil
society organizations and public authorities from eighth countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Sweden.
The aim is to create partnership possibilities between participating organisations and provide in depth knowledge about the Europe for Citizens Programme.
The participants will also take part in workshop activities which will include examples of good applications and projects, as well as activities which will provide the participants with useful hands on experience of developing projects and preparing applications, taking into consideration their own ideas of possible projects, while going trough all phases of the project span.
Who can participate?
seminar is targeted to civil society organizations and public authorities from Denmark,
Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and Germany who are interested
in developing international cooperation with funding from the Europe for
Citizens Programme, including towns, municipalities and regional authorities,
town twinning associations and networks, non-profit organizations and CSOs,
survivor’s associations, cultural/youth/educational/research organisations. One
participant per organization is expected to attend (total number of
participants is limited, expecting five participants per country). The working
language of the seminar is English.
PARTICIPATIONEach Europe for Citizens point is going to cover* the travel costs and accommodation of their participants and experts who will be invited to present the outcome of successful projects. Europe for Citizens contact point in Denmark will provide a fully equipped conference venue for the event, as well as meals for all participants.
*The applicants should contact their local Europe for Citizens contact point for participation fees or possible reimbursement of the expenses.
Those interested in applying to attend the seminar are requested to fill in the registration
form on Google.
A selection of participants will be made by every participating country’s Europe for Citizens contact point, taking into consideration the profiles and interests of the applicants.
Deadline for applying:
August 2nd for Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
August 9th for Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Germany.
Results of the selection procedure will be announced August 15th, 2019.
Hotel Scandic Webers at Vesterbrogade 11B, 1620 Copenhagen V
Comfort hotel Vesterbro at Vesterbrogade 23-29, 1620 Copenhagen V
Alexandra Hotel at H.C. Andersens Boulevard 8, 1553 Copenhagen V
Arrival to Copenhagen19.30 -22.00 Welcome dinner and get to know each other activities
1st working day – 18th September
09.00 - 09.25 Arrival of Pax to venue
09.30 - 09.45 Welcome by host
09.45 – 10.15 Inspirational keynote - “What unites Us”
10.20 – 11.00 Introduction to the EFC program
11.00 – 11.15
11.15 – 12.15 Best practice panel debate with previous beneficiaries
12.15 – 13.00 Link to the priorities – Interactive exchange between participants
13.00 – 13.50 Lunch
14.00 – 17.00 Workshop activities part 1 - Idea development, Corporation planning
18.00 – 20.00 Dinner in the city
2nd working day – 19th September
09.00 – 09.25 Arrival of Pax to venue
09.30 – 10.00 Statues of the new Citizens, Rights and Values programme
10.00 – 13.00 Workshop activities part 2 - Project management workshop
– 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Workshop activities part 3
15.00 – 16.00 Presentation of the results for the workshop and feedback from ECPs