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Association „Balta maja”
29 February 2015

 The Project “Association’s “Balta maja” Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into Latvian Society” Ended in February

    On 29th February ended the project “Association’s “Balta maja” Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into Latvian Society” (Project’s contract identification number: 2013.EEZ/PP/2/MAC/035/050). The project was supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-program “NGO project program”. The aim of the project was to promote the involvement of minorities and minority NGOs into Latvian society and contribute to the involvement in civic participation processes. The civil society of Latvia was strenghtened during the project's implementation period. In addition, support for Latvian non-governmental organizations was given in a number of areas such as democracy and participatory democracy, as well as human rights, including ethnic, religious, linguistic and sexual minority rights, at the same time promoting good governance and transparency, limitation of racism, xenophobia and discrimination. Other important points included gender equality, paying attenttion to gender-based violence reduction, as well as environmental protection and sustainable development. The project was implemented during the period from November 1st, 2014 till February 29th, 2016. Two Latvian districts, namely, Latgale and Zemgale had participated in the project activities for 16 months. Within the project there were organized educational events for representatives of national minorities and non-citizens, interactive events promoting intercultural communication, capacity strengthening events for minority NGOs. Furthermore, there were impemented information and publicity measures and developed attractive informational materials. The project partners were the association „Uzori” (Livani), Belarusian cultural and educational society „Uzdim” (Daugavpils), Rezekne city association theatre-studioJoriks” (Rezekne) and Ukrainian cultural education association "Javir" (Jekabpils).

  

Association „Balta maja”
29 January 2016

In January there is conducted intensive training for minority associations

    The beginning of year traditionally indicates how successfully and intensely things will go throughout the year. Year 2016 has started actively for the activists of the associations with training, acquisition of new knowledge about the association’s document planning as well as the preparation for the project’s final event in February.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 December 2015

 In December the association "Balta maja" organizes training for minority NGO leaders

    The implementation of the project “Association’s “Balta maja” Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into the Latvian Society” (Project’s contract identification number:2013.EEZ/PP/2/MAC/035/050) continues. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-program “NGO project program”. The project’s final event will be held in February.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 December 2015

The Project „Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” has been completed in December

   On 17th December concluded the association’s project “Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” (project’s contract number: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/152). The project’s implementation provided regular support to the association’s staff and volunteers. The project also gave the possibility to exchange examples of good practice with other NGOs. The project was supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programmeProgramme of Support for the Activities of Non-governmental Organisations”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 November 2015

Exchange of experienceNovember value and the associations "Balta maja" golden resource

   The project’s “Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” (project’s contract No.: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/152) implementation continues. The project was undertaken in 2013 and will continue till the end of the year 2015.The project’s implementation provides regular support to the association and strengthens the knowledge of its staff. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “Programme of Support for the Activities of Non-governmental Organisations”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 November 2015

Friendly experience exchange trip in Lithuania

   The implementation of the Association’s “Balta maja” project “Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into the Latvian Society” (Project’s contract identification number:2013.EEZ/PP/2/MAC/035/050) continues. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009 – 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “NGO project program”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 October 2015

 In October FlourishesThe IntegrationStage” in Rezekne

   The implementation of the Association’s “Balta maja” project “Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into the Latvian Society” (Project’s contract identification number:2013.EEZ/PP/2/MAC/035/050) continues. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009 – 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “NGO project program”. On 5th October Daugavpils association "Uzdim" hosted the training for minorityNGOleaders that was led by the director of the association “Balta maja” Inguna Baldune, who is also responsible for the project “The Association’s “Balta maja” experience and knowledge ofthe minorityintegration into Latvian society”. The project coordinatorsandleadersfromfourprojectcocities, namely,Daugavpils,Livani, Rezekne, Jekabpils during the training paid attention to a broadtheoretical frameworkfor attracting financialresources. The NGO leaders also discussed different questions and practical ideas for working with sponsors and financiers.The training theme was topical and useful because the practical examples provided a valuable initiative for the associations’ activists.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 October 2015

October in the Association „Balta maja” Prepares Everyone for New Success

    The project’s “Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” (project’s contract No.: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/152) implementation continues. The project was undertaken in 2013 and will continue till the end of the year 2015.The project’s implementation provides regular support to the association and strengthens the knowledge of its staff. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “Programme of Support for the Activities of Non-governmental Organisations”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 September 2015

The Training of Association Activists and Creative Theatrical Rehearsals Continue in September

   The implementation of the Association’s “Balta maja” project “Experience and Knowledge for the Integration of Minorities into the Latvian Society” (Project’s contract identification number:2013.EEZ/PP/2/MAC/035/050) continues. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009 – 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “NGO project program”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
30 September 2015

September in the Association “Balta maja”- the Beginning of the New Season!

    The project’s “Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” (project’s contract No.: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/152) implementation continues. The project was undertaken in 2013 and will continue till the end of the year 2015.The project’s implementation provides regular support to the association and strengthens the knowledge of its staff. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “Programme of Support for the Activities of Non-governmental Organisations”.

  

Association „Balta maja”
31 August 2015

In August the association "Balta maja" workers andactivists go on a trip to exchange experience in Estonia

The project’s “Support for Association’s “Balta maja” Work in Strengthening Participatory Democracy in Latgale Region” (project’s contract No.: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/152) implementation continues. The project was undertaken in 2013 and will continue till the end of the year 2015.The project’s implementation provides regular support to the association and strengthens the knowledge of its staff. The project is supported by the European Economic area financial mechanism 2009- 2014 period program’s “NGO fond” sub-programme “Programme of Support for the Activities of Non-governmental Organisations”.