Consolidating partnership between CSOs and public authorities for raising minority rights in the region (Opening conference)
Brussels, Belgium 06 to 07 July 2009 P2P32344 19 Social policy and employment  (Complete), 23 Judiciary and fundamental rights  (Complete), 26.10 Education and training [16.30] (Complete) Task : null
Chair Person Ms Yvonne Kapella _______ EC Official DG ELARG European Commission
Participants: The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.
Part of series: Closing conference planned for 2010Multi country
Aim of the Assistance
The People 2 People Programme, which is one of the three strands of the Civil Society Facility of the Directorate-General for Enlargement of the European Commission, organises the opening conference for projects selected following the call for proposals "Support to civil society dialogue – 'People to people actions': Consolidating partnerships between civil society organisations and public authorities for raising minority rights in the region" financed under the CARDS Regional Action Programme 2006 (EuropeAid/126361/C/ACT/Multi). Besides providing a space for the beneficiaries to meet and network (among themselves and with the EC), the opening conference will create the opportunity for them to meet with relevant stakeholders at European level.
The opening conference will bring to Brussels representatives of each of the 8 selected projects; up to 4 people per project can participate.
EU legislation / adm. infrastructure
Two-day study visit/ opening conference
CS0s from the Western Balkans and their partners
Projects for minority rights that were awarded a grant under the CARDS Regional Action Programme 2006 (EuropeAid/126361/C/ACT/Multi); max. 4 pax for each of the 8 projects.