Based on the provisions of the Guidelines for the Framework Partnership Agreement Support to regional thematic networks – Framework Partnership Agreements and associated Implementation Grants’ FPA meetings were organized on 26th-27th January in Brussels.
Representatives of FPA (Framework Partnership Agreement) project partners met in Brussels to discuss sustainability of their actions and to brainstorm about recommendations to DG NEAR for supporting the sustainability of project outcomes. The conference was organized by TACSO Regional Office and attended by representatives of DG NEAR and 18 CSO networks.
Sustainability overview of IRIS Network project “Improving the provision of Social Service Delivery in South Eastern Europe through the empowerment of national and regional CSO networks” was presented, as well as the main possibilities and obstacles to achieve sustainability. In the second part of the meeting, networks discussed the common aspects, challenges and possibilities in assuring sustainability of their projects’ action observed trough three key perspectives (institutional, political and financial). Within the final discussion DG NEAR provided recommendations in shaping the future CSF assistance.
IRIS Network presentation at the event.
IRIS Network e-bulletin distributed at the conference.
SOLIDAR publication “How to support CSOs along the Western Balkan route”.