EU funded projects in BiH

Cross Border Volunteers network for local development

PROJECT DETAILS

Sectors Regional and territorial cooperation
EU Acquis chapters Other issues
Programme Funding Year 2009
Value €42,632
Periods of implementation 2012
Locations BANJA LUKA, GRADIŠKA, DERVENTA, LAKTAŠI

Results

Established four voluntary services in border area of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina; Strengthened cross-border voluntary network; Established sustainable partnerships with 37 social, welfare and educational public institutions and CSOs in targeted communities; Established cross-border network of 9 civil society organisations dealing with active citizenship; Upgraded cross-border joint management, evaluation report and awareness raising tools developed; Cross-border voluntary work camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

SUMMARY

The project aimed to help improve quality of life and social cohesion in border area by enhancing accessibility of community-based services, contribute to strengthening of cross-border cooperation at municipal level, to contribute to improving inter-municipal cooperation in border area. Special attention in project implementation was given to creation of innovative community-based services in border area through establishment of 4 local voluntary services and establishment of cross-border network of 9 civil society organisations. Final beneficiaries were: marginalised groups and groups at risk of social exclusion and targeted local communities.

RESULTS

Established four voluntary services in border area of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina; Strengthened cross-border voluntary network; Established sustainable partnerships with 37 social, welfare and educational public institutions and CSOs in targeted communities; Established cross-border network of 9 civil society organisations dealing with active citizenship; Upgraded cross-border joint management, evaluation report and awareness raising tools developed; Cross-border voluntary work camp in Bosnia and Herzegovina.