Newsletter – Small grants of Iris Network 2019-2021

In the period of 2019/2021, IRIS Network awarded 39 small grants to its members to improve their social service provision and enhance local initiatives for advocacy in the social sphere. Grants were distributed in amounts up to 8000 EUR in five countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, and Serbia. In the publication Small Grants Scheme Newsletter we acknowledge the achievements of our member organizations.

Online Peer Review Best Practice Conference – best practice

We had the opportunity to hear from Iris Network members during the Online Peer Review Conference how important it is to react quickly and adapt activities to the new conditions caused by the pandemic. Below are their presentations where they showed the changes in their activities, organizational changes as well as the impact of these changes on beneficiaries.

Online Peer Review Best Practice Conference has finished

Over thirty participants from the IRIS network gathered for the 𝗣𝗲𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝘃𝗶𝗲𝘄 organized by the Network to discuss the biggest challenges in social protection and service provision triggered by COVID-19.

While the presenting organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, and Serbia shared their experiences in attaining financial sustainability and interaction at the local level, a vivid exchange was stirred on the variety of responses to the ongoing corona crisis.

Call for Mentoring for IRIS Network members

IRIS Network is publishing a Call for Mentoring – assisting CSOs in the acquirement of licenses for provision of social services (fulfillment of quality standards) and mentoring in the overall strategic development of the CSO in question”.  The Call is open in the framework of the project: “IRIS NETWORKing – CSOs for protection sensitive migration management“
Please find more information on the following link.

Call for tenderers Consultant for mentoring PDT SRB 1801 -017

IRIS Network is publishing a call for the tenderers for the service of “Consultant for mentoring – assisting CSOs in the acquirement of licenses for provision of social services (fulfillment of quality standards) and mentoring in the overall strategic development of the CSO in question”. Tender is open in the framework of the project: “IRIS NETWORKing – CSOs for protection sensitive migration management“.
The Contracting Authority is tasked to organise the Capacity Building of CSOs providing social services activities. One of the measures is Mentoring program – Assisting CSOs in the acquirement of licenses for the provision of social services, fulfillment of quality standards, and Mentoring in the overall strategic development of the CSO in question.
Please find more information on the following link.

“Click to support” – Plavi Telefon BIH

Did you know that there are people who make FALSE PROFILES on social networks and present themselves as children, when in fact they are adults and have bad intentions?

That is why it is very important to be very careful when strangers approach you via the Internet and start communicating with you.

About how to protect yourself on the Internet, and why there are fake profiles – read in the text on Plavi Telefon BIH website.

*This text was created within the project “Click to support” implemented by the Blue Phone with the financial support of the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and under the coordination of the IRIS network. Thanks to the company M: tel, calls to the Blue Phone are free regardless of the network from which children call.

Plavi Telefon BIH

Call for Peer Review Best Practices for Iris Network members

Regional IRIS Network, in cooperation with National IRIS Networks from Albania (National Coordinator Initiative for Social Change Arsis), Bosnia and Herzegovina (National Coordinator LIR CD), North Macedonia (National Coordinator La Strada), Montenegro (National Coordinator SOS Telephone), and Serbia (National Coordinator IDC) and ASB as Regional Iris Network Coordinator, is announcing a Call for Peer Review Best Practices that will be presented to Regional Iris Network members and other relevant stakeholders at the Online Regional Peer Review Best Practices Conference that will be organized on May 27, 2021.

The deadline for submission of your proposals is May 10, 2021, to email: iris@iris-see.eu. Please find additional information about the Call below.

Iris Network support for members – “Volunteer active – socially aware”, Alfa Centar Nikšić

Volunteers of the ALFA Center handed out aid packages to the seven-member family Mandić from Nikšić.

The action was organized as the first activity of the newly established Social Service ALFA Center, formed with the support of the IRIS network within the project “Volunteer active – socially aware”

Through the work of the Social Service, we aim to provide assistance in the form of basic foodstuffs, food products and hygiene products to vulnerable categories of citizens of Nikšić.

IRIS NETWORK NEWSLETTER APRIL, 2021 – THE FIRST IRIS NETWORK TRAINING OF TRAINERS

The first online Training of Trainers organized under the IRIS NETWORKing – CSOs for protection sensitive migration management was a great success! Over the course of 7 days, more than 20 participants from the Iris Network from Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia have joined forces with the exquisite, experienced trainers in the domain of Migration Management and Adult Learning.

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𝗕𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗮 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗴𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗦 𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀

As part of the project “𝗕𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗹𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵 𝗮 𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗻𝗴𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗦 𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗦 𝗻𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗶𝘃𝗶𝗹 𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗲𝘁𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗶𝘇𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀”, LIR CD invites civil society organizations whose focus is on social services, social innovation, and social entrepreneurship to join the IRIS network!

The call is open until April 11, 2021! Read more details on their website:https://lircd.org/poziv-organizacijama-civilnog-drustva…/