About the Programme

The German Government is funding cooperations with partner organisations from Germany and civil society in the target countries (the Eastern partnership countries and Russia) and the cooperating countries (France and Poland). The goal is to establish permanent cooperation between civil-society actors and pursue one of the following additional goals:

  1. Strengthening pluralism
  2. Promoting the discussion of values
  3. Opening up prospects for the future
  4. Fostering dialogue and understanding

This website is run by WECHANGE (the offical project partner) and guides through the application process, connects potential partners and gives assistance in practical questions around the project management, like visa regulations, financial calculations and how to deal with bureaucratic requirements. In particular we are organizing events to bring together potential partners from time to time.

German Foreign Office Website about the programme

Detailed information on the Foreign Office Programme (PDF)

Process Overview

Until Aug 2021

Develop
an idea &
find your partner organisation

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Until Sep 2021

Consultation
phase

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Until Oct 2021

Apply in the pre-selection
process

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Until Feb 2022

Apply in the
formal application

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From Mar / Apr 2022

Run your
project

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Until Jun 2023

Project
documentation

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Good Practice

MEET UP! Youth for Partnership

MEET UP! Youth for Partnership

With the MEET UP! Youth for Partnership funding programme, the Foundation EVZ and the Federal Foreign Office support international youth projects with Germany, Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine.

HATE NEWS vs. FREE SPEECH: Polarization & Pluralism in Georgian media

HATE NEWS vs. FREE SPEECH: Polarization & Pluralism in Georgian media

The project brings together journalists, activists and media experts from Georgia and Germany to discuss strategies to fight misinformation and strengthen freedom of speech.

MEET UP! German-Ukrainian Youth Encounters

MEET UP! German-Ukrainian Youth Encounters

The funding programme MEET UP! German-Ukrainian Youth Encounters of the Foundation EVZ has established a sustainable platform for bilateral youth exchanges and innovative German-Ukrainian project work.

Find more Good Practice Examples from the last funding period here.

Learn more about how to find your partner organisation and start your project here.

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News

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Past Events

February 2021

February 1 @ 18:00 - 19:30
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until 22. February 2021

Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium

Organized by the Chair Entangled History of Ukraine – European University
Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – and Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network
Eastern Europe; with the support of DAAD. Registration requests for the ZOOM login details at ukraine@europa-uni.de
Program details: https://www.kuwi.europa-uni.de/en/lehrstuhl/kg/entangled-ukraine/aktuelles/index.html

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February 8 @ 18:00 - 19:30
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until 22. February 2021

Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium

Organized by the Chair Entangled History of Ukraine – European University
Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – and Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network
Eastern Europe; with the support of DAAD. Registration requests for the ZOOM login details at ukraine@europa-uni.de
Program details: https://www.kuwi.europa-uni.de/en/lehrstuhl/kg/entangled-ukraine/aktuelles/index.html

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February 15 @ 18:00 - 19:30
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until 22. February 2021

Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium

Organized by the Chair Entangled History of Ukraine – European University
Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – and Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network
Eastern Europe; with the support of DAAD. Registration requests for the ZOOM login details at ukraine@europa-uni.de
Program details: https://www.kuwi.europa-uni.de/en/lehrstuhl/kg/entangled-ukraine/aktuelles/index.html

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February 22 @ 18:00 - 19:30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until 22. February 2021

Ukrainian Studies Online Colloquium

Organized by the Chair Entangled History of Ukraine – European University
Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) – and Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network
Eastern Europe; with the support of DAAD. Registration requests for the ZOOM login details at ukraine@europa-uni.de
Program details: https://www.kuwi.europa-uni.de/en/lehrstuhl/kg/entangled-ukraine/aktuelles/index.html

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March 2021

March 15 - March 19
online

Nazi Forced Labor: History and Aftermath (Digital Winter School)

The third edition of the winter school goes digital. It will provide a forum for educators who want to exchange ideas on methods and teaching practices on the topic of Nazi forced labour and its memory in postwar Europe from a transnational perspective. The winter school will also focus on how educators can use the documents archived at the Arolsen Archives, which comprise among others multi-million page collections of records on forced labour, including the situation of Displaced Persons after liberation. Furthermore, the participants will have the opportunity to develop a teaching unit, a workshop, or a presentation in small international teams, using the material and digital tools provided by the Arolsen Archives and the Nazi Forced Labour Documentation Centre. The compiled output could be used in their own work with pupils, students or adults.

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March 18 @ 19:00 - 20:30

Perspektive Ost: Digitales Programmtreffen

Interessierst durch die für den mittel- und osteuropäischen Raum oder für Zentralasien? Verfolgst du politische oder soziale Entwicklungen in Ländern wie Polen, Georgien und/oder Usbekistan? Oder wolltest du schon immer mal wissen, was das Programm Perspektive Ost von Polis180 zu macht, aber wohnst nicht in Berlin bzw. bist gerade eh nur zu Hause? Dann stoße am 18. März 2021 zu unserem digitalen Programmtreffen dazu! Über Zoom wollen wir unser Programm vorstellen und uns über die aktuellen Ereignisse im östlichen Europa…

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March 25 @ 8:00 - March 26 @ 17:00

25-26 March, 2021 SDG Global Festival of Action

The SDG Action global community’s annual meeting place is returning, larger and bolder than ever! No longer confined by a physical location, the SDG Global Festival of Action will meet you where you are.

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March 26 @ 16:00 - March 30 @ 20:00

Local in Global Forum 2021 ‚Sustainable Development in Rural Areas‘, online 26.-30.3.2021

An online forum for actors from the fields of non-formal education with a special interest in rural and structurally weak areas from Armenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Moldova, Poland and Ukraine. How to provide authentic, attractive, impactful educational offers for sustainable development in rural areas? – This is the core question of the Local in Global forum. The program combines keynotes by experts, sessions for networking, and workshops on a choice of topics. An exchange of good practice for education for sustainable…

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April 2021

April 20 @ 18:30 - April 24 @ 18:15

Online conference: Globalising Eastern Europe – New Perspectives on Transregional Entanglements

Following the first successful Regional Conference in Uppsala, Sweden, the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) organises its second Regional Conference in cooperation with the Leibniz ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – Global Area” (EEGA) Annual Conference in April 2021. Due to the current travel restrictions and health requirements worldwide, the Programme Committee has decided to hold the conference online. Under the theme “Globalising Eastern Europe – New Perspectives on Transregional Entanglements”, they seek to stimulate and discuss research…

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April 28 @ 18:15 - 20:00

Textdiskussion: Kate Brown, Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future (Auszug)

Input von Olha Martynyuk (Kyiv/Basel) im Rahmen des Forschungskolloquiums "Osteuropäische Geschichte". Die Sitzung beruht auf einer vorbereitenden Lektüre. Die Texte sind auf ADAM zugänglich. Wichtig: Das Kolloquium wird online via Zoom stattfinden. Die Zugangsdaten erhalten Interessierte entweder durch Belegung (-> ADAM) oder auf Nachfrage bei fabian.baumann@unibas.ch

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