Union of the Baltic Cities


Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) is one of the leading network of cities in the Baltic Sea Region with member cities from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland and Sweden. Founded in 1991 in Gdańsk, UBC is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities.



CESIE is a European Centre of Studies and Initiatives, centre for the development of cultural, recreational, social, educational, economical, research initiatives, without lucrative purposes. CESIE contributes, through the active participation of people, civic society and institutions, towards the promotion of growth and development, always valuing diversity.

Center for Social Innovation (CSI)


CSI is a team of professionals with over 50 years of collective experiences in the fields of Education, System Rationalization, Information & Communications Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Global Health Process – Life Sciences, Business Forensic Intervention, Youth Development & Motivation, and Resource Realignment with Goals and Objectives.

Sudwind verein fur entwicklungspolitik und globale gerechtigkeit (SUDWIND)


Südwind bases its work on the principles* of the Austrian Information Service for International Development Policy that was founded in 1979 and renamed Südwind in 1997. Südwind applies the unique international development expertise it has acquired to both its teaching work, particularly „Global Learning“, and its PR and Campaign work.

Out of The Box International


Out of the Box International is European Network bringing together different organisations advocating for a more innovative, citizen-centered and solidar policies on European and city level. Our main mission is to provide expertise, ICT tools and network for dissemination of research, trainings and innovative practices.

Rigas domes izglitibas kulturas un sporta departaments (RD IKSD)


RD IKSD is responsible for issues of general education, culture, sports, youth work and social integration in Riga Municipality Functions of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports of Riga City Council (ensure that children living in the administrative territory of the city of Riga receive pre-school education, primary education and general secondary education; implement work with youth;

• to organize the diversity of the cultural life of the city of Riga; to ensure the availability of sports and physical activities and the possibilities of implementing an active lifestyle; coordinate the society integration process in the city of Riga; organize the preparation of international project applications and their implementation in the Department’s areas of competence, including with Riga twin cities). 

Omladinski savez udruzenja novi sad omladinska prestonica evrope- opens (OPENS)


OPENS is an association of local youth organizations whose mission is to demonstrate, in collaboration with its partners, that there are many doors that can be opened for the transfer of energy, knowledge, experience, and information, and that the capacities of young people can be strengthened in this way. OPENS is a resource center dedicated to empowering young people and those who work with them, as well as youth organizations and organizations for young people. It educates the community and creates youth policy. It raises the capacities of young people, youth associations, and for young people through program activities, and it sensitizes the public and private sectors to youth issues.

Institouto anaptixis epicheirimatikotitas astiki etaireia (iED)


Institute of Entrepreneurship Development (iED) is a Greek non-profit organisation committed to the promotion of innovation and the enhancement of the entrepreneurial spirit. As a state-of-the-art international organization, a certified Center of Excellence and a DIH, iED produces and transfers know-how, boosts entrepreneurial cognitive processes, and supports every entrepreneurial venture across Europe.

Vytautas Magnus University


VMU is a comprehensive university devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, research, arts and innovation, and fostering critical thinking, imaginative response as well as the desire and capacity for lifelong learning of our students who will have an impact on the world, locally and globally. VMU works with many universities and scientists around the globe, implementing projects, student and employee exchanges, and improving our study and research system. It is an international and multilingual institution that continuously develops international networks and intercultural dialogues, participates in international scientific, academic and social projects, encourages lecturer and student mobility, and promotes dialogue and tolerance.

Mb homo eminens (MB HOMO EMINEN)


Xwhy does the research contexts to provide in-depth understanding that improves products, services, and decisions. The organisation creates strategies for the public and private sectors, that combine economic, social, environmental and cultural areas, and connect local identity with Sustainable Development Goals, conducts research in the fields of culture and the arts, understanding the local context and involving different communities in the process and provide research human behaviour and provide insights for product and service development.


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