The European and Our Affairs

The European and Our Affairs

IPA 2011 - Information and Communication Programme

This project is implemented by Association of Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA) in partnership with LDA Zavidovici and support of Municipality of Zavidovici and Development Agency Žepče.

Location: Municipalities Zavidovici and Zepce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Objectives:

  • To help raise awareness  on EU enlargement process and pre-accession assistance aimed to support the reform process at local level in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • To help improve public understanding of the benefits of EU integration;
  • To help promote tangible results of EU pre-accession assistance;
  • To help reinforce the role of civil society in the public dialogue on EU accession agenda;
  • To help strenghten the local ownership over the reform and EU integration process.

Final beneficiaries: local civil society, citizen groups, local community members, local media and public at large

Estimated results:

  • Improved public awareness and knowledge of actual benefits of EU integration;
  • Increased information provision about the effects of EU funded projects;
  • Improved outreach and information dissemination on EU integration issues;
  • Increased number of cross-sectoral partnerships and issue based networking for underpinning reform process;
  • Improved public dialogue for common understanding of EU values.

Main activities:

  • Conference „EU integration – a dialogue for the future“ in Zavidovići;
  • Training seminars for CSO-s and local authorities on EU integration and pre-accession assistance;
  • Training seminar for local media titled „EU Integration: prejudices and myth-buster“
  • Youth for EU campaign: EU quiz in secondary schools and EU Ambassadors' visits.

 

 

 

 

 

This project is funded by the Europan Union.

Europe Day is the occasion that celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date – May 9th - marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. Local democracy agency Zavidovici marked the Europe Day 2013 with a street campaign, which was also a part of the project implemented by the organisation, titled „The European and Our Affairs“. The street campaign on Europe day consisted of the distribution of promotional and informational material related to EU integration, in the town center of Zavidovici. Young activists, volunteers from Association „Ceker“, and EVS volunteers from Turkey, held a stand in the city, communicated…
Local Democracy Agency Zavidovići organized the visit of the Ambassador of Austria in BiH to Zavidovici on Thursday April 11th 2013, within the project "European and Our Affairs", which is funded by the EU. H.E. Donatus Köck arrived in Zavidovici in the afternoon, and upon arrival the reception was held in the office of Municipality Mayor, Suad Omerasevic. Representatives of the Municipality took this pleasant conversation as an opportunity to inform Ambassador about important facts related to Zavidovici, it's economic and social situation, and to express willingness to cooperate in every way. Next there was the signing of the Memorandum…
The project "The European and Our Affairs“, in which the focus is on relations between BiH and the European Union, among others, has a very important informational dimension. Thus, the Local Democracy Agency Zavidovići prepared a brochure for citizens, which bears the same name as the project, and where you can find basic information about the EU, relations between the EU and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the ways in which the European Union provides financial and other assistance to BiH. The brochure will be distributed in the printed edition, as well as in electronic version on the websites of the…
Final conference of the project "The European and Our Affairs", called "Youth in Action for EU" was held Thursday, the 4th March 2013th, starting at 11.00am, in the conference room of the Municipality building Zavidovici. This conference will mark the completion of activities that have lasted a year, in the Zenica region and local communities Zavidovici and Zepce, whose goal was to increase awareness about the EU enlargement and pre-accession aid, with special emphasis on the role of local governments and civil society in reform processes. Activities of the project were to strengthen local capacity, public promotion, exchange of knowledge…
As a part of the project "European and Our Affairs", Local Democracy Agency Zavidovići organized the distribution of promotional and informational material related to EU integration, in local communities Zavidovici and Zepce. A booth with promotional materials was placed in Zavidovici on March 31st 2013, parallel with Vivicitta' race, in the center of town, and in Zepce on April 3rd 2013, on the square in front of 'Dom kulture'. This activity was a way to directly get in touch with the citizens and get them acquainted with the activities related to the European Union. A variety of publications were distributed,…
At the end of February 2013, the LDA Zavidovici, in cooperation with ALDA, published a newsletter which is a part of the activities of the project „The European and Our Affairs“. In this issue we write about: Croatian accession to the European Union: risks, opportunities and messages at the door, implementation of a new activities in the frame of the project "The European and our affairs“ and about the European Voluntary Service. The published newsletter is third of four publications that are planned, and whose task is to put together useful informations and news from the field of EU integration,…
"The EU Quiz" is an activity of the project "European and Our Affairs" and a competition for high school students from the expertise in the European Union (EU) and the European integration process. Project "The European and our Affairs" is implemented by the Association of Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA), in cooperation with the LDA Zavidovici, in Zenica region and local communities Zavidovici and Zepce. The goal of the project activities is to increase awareness about the EU enlargement and pre-accession aid, with special emphasis on the role of local governments and civil society in the reform process. Our activities include…

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