The Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS „Viitorul”), in cooperation with „The Institute of Regional Media and Information” (Ukraine) and the „Cooperation for Democratic Development” (Georgia) are implementing during July-December 2020 the project „Networks in Times of Pandemic: Beyond Collaboration 2.0”. The project goal is to consolidate digital online collaboration competencies for the members of the two Black Sea NGO Forum networks: Island of Integrity Anti-Corruption Professionals; and CSO Sustainability & Resilience Accelerator.
The project aims at supporting the two network members to effectively continue to work together among yourselves / with beneficiaries, by moving your activities online, in order to adapt to the new conditions imposed by COVID-19 pandemic – social distancing, travel, face-to-face meetings restrictions.
The project will support you to acquire new digital facilitation/collaboration and cyber security knowledge and skills, as well as to exchange experience/best practices and develop strategies for your networks’ further development. Diana Enachi, the manager of the project mentions that: „Currently, more than ever it is necessary that leaders and civil society members from the Black Sea region to acquire and develop their online facilitation and collaboration competencies. The project is an innovative one in the region being the first collaboration between two networks at the Black Sea NGO Forum through which we aiming not only at increasing the capacity of their members, but also at fostering cooperation between organizations and networks in the region.
The project „Networks in Times of Pandemic: Beyond Collaboration 2.0”, implemented by the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives „Viitorul”, in cooperation with „The Institute of Regional Media and Information” and the „Cooperation for Democratic Development” and financed through the Black Sea NGO Forum Sub-Granting Scheme For Activities That Support The Development Of CSO Regional Networks, in the context of the „Building CSO Capacity for Regional Cooperation within the Black Sea Region” project, implemented by the Romanian NGDO Platform – FOND with the financial support of the European Union.