EU TACSO 3 project is organizing a regional on-line training “Quality Standards and Good Governance Principles in Regional CSO Networks” that will take place on 26, 27 and 28 May 2021.
The training programme aims to provide hands-on knowledge to the regional networks on how to practice the principle of good governance, integrate quality standards in their functioning and increase their transparency and accountability towards constituencies, institutions and donors. Specific training objectives are to:
The training consists of:
Two-day advanced training that will take place on 26 – 27 May 2021 with a focus on:
Exchange (P2P) event that will be organized on 28 May 2021 dedicated to:
This training will be implemented within the EU TACSO 3 Capacity Development and P2P Programme and delivered by experienced trainers and guests. The training and exchange (P2P) event will be delivered on-line in English. Each regional CSO Network and regional EU-funded project can choose to attend one (training, exchange (P2P) or both events.
Elizabeta Markovska Spasenoska, EU TACSO 3 Country Coordinator for North Macedonia and an experienced consultant for CSOs and CSO networks in institutional development and organizational strengthening will deliver the two-day training. The key speakers on the 3rd day exchange (P2P) event will include Anabel Cruz, Co-coordinator of the Regional Initiative “Rendir Cuentas” from South America and former Chairperson of the Civicus Board, and Ilina Nesik, Interim Executive Director at “Accountable Now” from Berlin, Germany, who will both share their experience and best practices in transparency and accountability of CSO networks in Europe and globally. Several representatives of regional networks from the Western Balkans and Turkey will also share their experience.
Interested regional CSO networks and regional EU-funded projects that encourage networking should apply by filling-in and submitting the Application form by Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 17:00 hrs CET. Interested applicants can apply for both the regional training and exchange (P2P) event or for either of them.
In order to ensure effective training with in-depth approach and practical exercises, the number of selected CSO networks and regional EU- funded projects for the regional training will be limited (up to approximately 15 networks/projects). Each CSO network or EU-funded project can assign up to two representatives to attend the regional training, one of them representing the governing structure and the other representing higher executive levels. The selection will be made by EU TACSO 3 based on the following criteria:
The exchange (P2P) event will include up to 40 representatives of regional CSO networks and regional EU-funded projects.