The project partners
KRR - Cluster of regional development,
Slovakia, Lead partner
The Regional Development Cluster is an association of legal entities from the private, public and non-governmental sector. Thus it has created a unique partnership with the potential for further networking.
The CRC help its members develop and promote their services, products and activities that are thanks to its tools more visible, easier to access, and especially advantageous for the general public (citizens, clients or customers) and other business partners. The CRC´ members are interested in joint development of activities, especially in the field of education, tourism and environment (the main areas of the action of the organisation), but also in other fields as e.g. social area or support activities.
Microregion 11 PLUS, Slovakia
Microregion 11 PLUS was established as a bottom-up initiative with the main aim to create a strong regional authority to ensure rapid development of municipalities associated within the organisation.
Currently, it associates the following 15 municipalities: Abraham • Cífer • Hoste • Hrnčiarovce nad Parnou • Križovany nad Dudváhom • Majcichov • Opoj • Pavlice • Pusté Úľany • Slovenská Nová Ves • Veľké Úľany • Veľký Grob • Vlčkovce • Voderady • Zeleneč.
NGO FAGDO, Bulgaria
NGO FAGDO's mission is to activate the society and participate in the promotion of democratic values. To help all participants in the governance process and citizens and institutions. Our interests are: 1. The development and promotion of society, participation and good governance; 2. Assisting citizens in accessing information 3. Promoting accountability and transparency in the public sector 4. Strengthening democracy 5. Promoting transparent regulations in the institutions. 6. Citizens and non-governmental organizations to participate effectively in the decision-making process, regional and local government, based on the 12 principles of good governance. 7. Ecology 8.Education
We have experience in organizing events, information campaigns and have established excellent relationships with state and local institutions. The team members have extensive experience in the public sector, a part of the team coordinating activities in Plovdiv European Capital of Culture 2019.
GRAD LUDBREG, Croatia
Ludbreg is a town in Croatia, located halfway between Varaždin and Koprivnica near the river Drava. It has 3,603 inhabitants, and a total of 8,478 in the entire municipality (census 2011).
For centuries Ludbreg has been a popular place of pilgrimage. In 1320 the city was mentioned for the first time as Castrum Ludbreg, when owned by Hungarian noble Nicholas Ludbregi. The name of the town comes probably from a crusader named Lobring, who founded the settlement. The renovated Castle of Batthyány is home to a well-known restoration workshop. Ludbreg is also a region of vineyard cultivation (especially Riesling and Graševina).
The town became famous after the eucharistic miracle, that happened in the castle chapel in 1411 and was investigated and confirmed by pope Leo X in 1513.
La Cosecha Producciones, Spain Associated partner
LA COSECHA is a civil cociety organisation (the association) that uses video production as a tool of social transformation.
The association uses videos and documentaries to present reflections and discussions about contemporary society and as a very useful tool in the process of education and expression of culture and art. In addition to documentary filmmaking, the association offers workshops, lectures and advice on the prerequisites of freely available communication content to inform, sensitize and increase citizens' interest in various topics.
With more than a decade of experience in audiovisual production in Peru and Spain, the association continues to be interested in a fair, more environmentally responsible, democratic and inclusive society, in which citizens are active actors in their own stories.
The association believes in audiovisual production, which sets new standards and ways of relationships between people through active communication and dialogue.
RZESZOWSKA AGENCJA ROZWOJU REGIONALNEGO SPOLKA AKCYJNA Poland, Associated partner
The main aim of the Rzeszow Regional Development Agency (RRDA) is to support the development of the Podkarpackie Region in Poland to improve the quality and standard of life of its inhabitants, to highlite the possibilities offered by the region including its outstanding natural landscape, tourist potential as well as to promote a new image of the Podkarpackie as a modern, innovative and economically developed region. RRDA is the key regional institution supporting social, economic and technology growth of the Podkarpackie Region as well as significantly affecting the national and international development in these areas through the implementation of diversified initiatives and projects.
Centro de Estudos da População, Economia e Sociedade, Spain Associated partner
CEPESE – Research Centre for the study of Population, Economy and Society is a public utility institution dedicated to scientific research, with an interuniversity influecne. CEPESE was founded by the University of Porto and the António de Almeida Foundation in 1990. It has been operating since 1996 as a Research Unit, under the regulation of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, gathering over one hundred PhD researchers.
CEPECE develops research activities in the field of history and other areas of social and human sciences that contribute to the study, analysis and understanding of society, understood in a broad sense, including its historical evolution, characterization at the present and future challenges, in a plural and interdisciplinary approach to science that seeks to produce knowledge with social utility.
Comunidade Intermunicipal da Região de Coimbra, Portugal Associated partner
The Intermunicipal Community/Association of the Coimbra Region (CIM CR) is one of 21 Portugal administrative divisions that have been created in September 2013 by Law No. 75/2013.
The CIM territories are the basis of the NUTS III statistical regions. The branches of CIM administration are the intermunicipal assembly, council, executive secretariat and the strategic board for intermunicipal development. The assembly is composed of elected members of the municipal assemblies of the municipalities. The intermunicipal council is composed of the presidents of the municipal chambers of the municipalities.
CIM perform tasks and assumes responsibilities in several areas including; administration, modernization, entrepreneurship, transport, education, culture, communication and tourism.
CIM CR works in a coordinated and constructive manner with all regional actors to unite efforts making CR a territory with more entrepreneurial spirit, more social cohesion and more quality of life.
OPCINA ERDUT, Croatia
Erdut is a village in eastern Croatia, lying on the border with neighbouring Serbia in eastern Slavonia. The village of Erdut administratively belongs to the eponymous municipality and is its third largest settlement. The three other villages are: Aljmaš, Bijelo Brdo and Dalj. Municipal institutions are located in the largest village of Dalj.
River Drava and Danube flows through the village. Its territory is completely flat with very fertile black soil. It is connected by D213 road with rest of Croatia country.
The settlement was first mentioned in 1335 under the Hungarian name Erdöd (what means "forest road") and then as a city in 1472. It was successively ruled by Ottoman Empire, Austrian Empire, Austria-Hungary, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Independent State of Croatia and Yugoslavia.
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ANCI SARDEGNA, Italy
ANCI Sardinia is an autonomous voluntary association of single or associated municipalities and mountain communities of the Sardinia Region. It is the basic organization of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (ANCI), according to the provisions of the National Constitution. The main purpose of ANCI Sardinia is to protect the local bodies recognized by the Italian Constitution, the special statute of the Sardinia Region and national and regional law.
TIPPERARY COUNTY COUNCIL, Ireland, Associated partner
Tipperary County Council (TCC) is the authority responsible for local government in County Tipperary, Ireland. It came into operation in 2014 after the local elections, following the merger of North TCC and South TCC under the provisions of the Local Government Reform Act 2014.
The administrative centres are Nenagh and Clonmel. TCC has 40 seats. For the purpose of elections the county is divided into five Municipal Districts and five local electoral areas (LEA).
The mission of TCC is to promote, cultivate and develop an inclusive community, thriving economy and excellent quality of life to be a place where all families and individuals can prosper. TCC strives to balance the demands of a vibrant economy with the demands of a healthy and sustainable environment.
The following key words underpin the council´s values:
Responsiveness, fairness, co-operation, quality, accountability, leadership, competency, efficiency, communication, teamwork, partnership and collaboration.