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“Reforms! Changes! Really? Civil Power for Stronger Results” – CiSEP conference in Chernihiv, Ukraine

From 29-30 March around 60 alumni of our Civic School for Sound EU Practice (CiSEP) followed th invitation to take part in the interactive conference “Reforms! Changes! Really? Civil Power for Stronger Results” in Chernihiv, Ukraine. 1,5 years after the start of our CiSEP training series, the conference brought the civil society members together to discuss Ukraine’s EU association process and their role in it (in the past, present and future).

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CiSEP – Training The Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management successfully completed

In April of this year the Institute for European Politics (IEP) started its training series Training The Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management for members of the Ukrainian civil society. Over the course of 8 workshops the participants received the skills and knowledge to apply for EU funding as well as to manage EU funded projects according to EU requirements (the EU Project Cycle) and to effectively pass on this knowledge to other members of the Ukrainian civil society. The training series is part of IEPs Civic School for Sound EU Practice (CiSEP) that is aimed at strengthening the capacity of Ukraine’s civil society in the framework of the EU-Ukraine association process.

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CiSEP workshop on “Communication and Negotiation” took place in Kyiv

October 10-12 marked the successful implementation of the sixth workshop of IEPs “Training The Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management” in Kyiv. The training series is aimed at enabling the Ukrainian civil society participants to apply for EU funding and manage EU funded projects according to the EU Project Cycle requirements but also to pass on their knowledge to their colleagues through self-conducted trainings. It is furthermore part of IEPs ongoing work (Civic School for Sound EU Practice – CiSEP) to strengthen the capacity of Ukraine’s civil society in the framework of the EU-Ukraine association process.

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From creating to running a budget – fifth CiSEP workshop successfully implemented

Numbers and spreadsheets were at the heart of this fifth workshop of the training series “Training the Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management”, that took place from 9-11 September in Chernihiv. The trainings are part of IEPs ongoing work (Civic School for Sound EU Practice – CiSEP) to strengthen the capacity of Ukraine’s civil society in the framework of the EU-Ukraine association process.

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Halftime for IEP training program “Training the Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management” for Ukrainian Civil Society

From 8-10 August the fourth of eight workshops of IEPs training series “Training the Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management” was successfully implemented in Lviv by Martin Stein, Project Manager at IEP. The trainings are part of IEPs ongoing work (Civic School for Sound EU Practice – CiSEP) to strengthen the capacity of Ukraine’s civil society in the framework of the EU-Ukraine association process.

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“From concept to application” – third CiSEP workshop on EU Project Cycle Management took place in Kyiv

From 4-6 July the third workshop of IEPs training series “Training the Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management” was successfully implemented in Kyiv by Martin Stein, project manager at IEP. The trainings are part of IEPs ongoing work (Civic School for Sound EU Practice – CiSEP) to strengthen the capacity of Ukraine’s civil society in the framework of the EU-Ukraine association process.

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Second CiSEP workshop with the Ukrainan civil society took place in Kyiv

From 23-25 of May the second workshop of the „Training The Trainers on EU Project Cycle Management“ was successfully implemented by Project Manager Martin Stein in Kyiv. During the three-day long workshop the participants continued working on their project ideas of the first workshop and were already able to create a Logical Framework Matrix, that they also worked on inbetween the workshops.

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Opening workshop of IEPs CiSEP “Training The Trainers on EU-Project-Cycle-Management”

The Institut für Europäische Politik’s (IEP) second project stage of the Civic School for Sound EU Practice (CiSEP), a Training The Trainers on EU-Project-Cycle-Management, launched successfully between April 25-27 in Kyiv and was implemented by Martin Stein, Project Manager at IEP. The first training titled “PCM – Where to start?” introduced the participants to the Project Cycle the EU requires when funding projects, provided them in interactive and practical sessions with first-hand knowledge on the first stage of the cycle (Programming) and started setting the ground with first skills on how to conduct trainings.

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