Effective Activism (2014.11.26)
Between 6th and 9th November 2014 a bilateral exchange of Croatian and Slovenian activists Effective Activism has been organized in Maribor by the Peace Institute and Open Society Initiative for Europe. More than 30 (mostly NGO) activists from Croatia and Slovenia with guests from Iceland, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia actively exchanged their experiences, knowledge and ideas working together on 3 topics: Activist responses to ultra-conservative infringements on LGBTIQ and reproductive rights; From proletariat to precariat: fighting for labour rights in times of capitalism and New models of direct participation in managing public affairs and goods.
The conference: Media integrity matters (2014.11.21)
The South East European Media Observatory is organizing the regional conference »Media integrity matters« on anti-corruption in the media systems in the countries of South East Europe. The regional conference aims to gather and connect key actors of anti-corruption in state system and in civil society with other group of civil society organisations committed to protect media freedom and media integrity – to discuss the patterns of corrupt relations and practices in the media systems in the countries of South East Europe; to learn about capacities and experiences with anti-corruption in this field; to discuss potential measures against corrupt relations/practices in the media systems which could be developed in a systematic way through the state system and with civil society engagement. The conference will take place on 1st December in Ljubljana.
SEENPM: job announcement for a new Executive Director (2014.11.12)
The General Assembly meeting of SEENPM in Skopje announced a call for a new position of the Executive Director. The announcement of the call was published on 16 October on the website of SEENPM by our colleague Mihaela Danga, Center for Independent Journalism, Bucharest. The application deadline: 21 November, 2014.
Project: Effective Activism in Slovenia – A Bilateral Exchange of Croatian and Slovenian Activists (2014.11.04)
The Effective Activism Project is an initiative that aims to empower individual activists and organizations which defend open society values with novel methods that can overcome the limitations of the generation of well-established NGOs. The Effective Activism event in Slovenia will enable the mutual exchange of knowledge, experiences and ideas among the activists from Slovenia and Croatia (and also from Bosnia and Hergezovina, Serbia, Spain and Iceland). The event will be held in Maribor (November 07-08) and will enable all the involved activists to benefit and learn more about other experiences.
The conference: Reclaiming public service values in the Western Balkans media (2014.11.03)
We would like to invite you to the conference: "Reclaiming public service values in the Western Balkans media: How should the European Union respond?", which will take place on Tuesday, the 18th November 2014 at 9:30 in the European parliament in A3H1, Brussels. Speakers: Brankica Petković (Peace institute and SEE Media Observatory, SI), Sandra B. Hrvatin (University of Primorska, SI), Snežana Trepevska (School of Journalism and Public Realtions, MK), Jovanka Matić (Institute of Social Sciences, RS). Host and moderator: Tanja Fajon, S&D.You are kindly invited to RSVP your presence by 10th November 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org in providing all necessary details for creating the EP badge (name, surname, date of birth, nationality and ID number).