Tag archives for Civil Society

Alumni event in Kiev this Saturday: “Reconciliation after conflict” and “Civil Society Networked: Connecting Baltic and Black Sea Regions”

Alumni event coming up this Saturday in Kiev! Please find an invitation below from SI alumnus Alex Svetlov:

Reconciliation after conflict. How does it work in democracy? (Part I).
&
Civil Society Networked: Connecting Baltic and Black Sea Regions.
Challenges and Opportunities (Part II).

Languages: English, Ukrainian, Russian.

With kind support from the Swedish Institute.

When: 19 Sept., Saturday, from 14:00 to ? o´clock.

Place: Memorial Society / Меморіал, The Museum of Soviet occupation / Музей совєтської окупації; vul. Stelmakha №6-а, Kyiv, Ukraine / вул.

Михайла Стельмаха, №6-а, м. Київ. Read more » >>

Reminder: Opportunity for SI alumni to participate in the Twelfth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research

Are you doing research on any of the below topics? Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

- The Third Sector and the Welfare state
- Civil society and Democracy
- NGOs and Globalization
- Accountability and Transparency
- Social Innovation and Social Enterprise
- Advocacy and Public Policy
- Philanthropy and Foundations
- Volunteerism and Co-production
- Managing Third Sector Organizations
- Emerging Areas of Theory and Practice

SI alumni researchers have the opportunity to participate in the Twelfth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) in Stockholm, free of cost!

Read more here.

Opportunity for SI alumni to participate in the Twelfth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research

Skeppsbron, Stockholm (Ola Ericson/Imagebank Sweden)

We are pleased to announce an opportunity for SI alumni researchers to participate in the Twelfth International Conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) in Stockholm, free of cost! Below you’ll find more information about the conference and how you can submit your abstract to participate.

ISTR is a major international association promoting research and education in the fields of civil society, philanthropy, and the non-profit sector. It is also a global community of scholars, policymakers, and third sector leaders dedicated to the creation, discussion, and advancement of knowledge pertaining to the third sector and its impact on civil society, the welfare state, and public policy.

An ISTR conference is held every two years in different cities around the world. The Twelfth International Conference of the ISTR will take place at Ersta Sköndal University College in Stockholm from 28 June – 1 July 2016. Read more » >>

Invitation: “Civil Society Networked: Connecting Baltic and Black Sea Regions. Challenges and Opportunities.”

Please find an invitation from Alex Svyetlov below to the first of two events (one in Ukraine one in Latvia) on the topic of civil society in the Baltic and Black Sea regions.

Dear Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to attend a formal event with party spirit, to receive insightful analyses on Ukraine and the Baltics, followed by informal discussions.

Name of the event:

Civil Society Networked: Connecting Baltic and Black Sea Regions. Challenges and Opportunities.

With a friendly support from the Swedish Institute.

When: 18 Apr., from 18:00 to ? o´clock.

Place: HAPPY ART MUSEUM, GALLERIA RIGA, LEVEL 7, Dzirnavu 67, Riga. Read more » >>

Announcement: The Swedish Institute offers support to arrange local SI alumni events during 2014

Are you a Swedish Institute Alumni and interested in organizing a local alumni event?

The Swedish Institute (SI) is pleased to announce the possibility for SI alumni (former scholarship and grant holders) as well as alumni associations supported by SI to apply for financial support to arrange local events, focusing on thematic areas of relevance for development. This call provides a start-up possibility for SI alumni who wish to stay active and continue building professional networks after their scholarships in Sweden.

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