Active Citizens Day – online/ Oslo, Norway

The Active Citizens Days 2022 is an annual event organized by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and Fund Operators of the Active Citizens Fund - this year by ACF-National and ACF-Regional from Poland. The topic of the ACD 2022 is Advocacy for social inclusion: strategies and tools. Within that topic special focus will be put on the subtopic of integration of persons of migrant/ refugee background. The programme is addressed to representatives of civil society organizations from the countries benefiting from the Active Citizens Fund, including Romania, and Norway, active in the area of social cohesion and support for vulnerable groups.

Active Citizens 4 Human Rights, an opportunity for development and cooperation

45 organizations working in the field of human rights in Romania, Norway and other Beneficiary States within theActive CitizensFund programme participate between March 14 and 16 in networking activities and workshops on organizational development (communication, fundraising, sustainability strategies, activism media, team motivation, burnout, etc.). The last day of the event is dedicated to study visits to Norwegian organisations to learn from their experience and establish possible bilateral collaborations.

How parents of children with disabilities became stronger

Improving the reduced access of children with disabilities to integration services in the community was the motivation behind the project "Informed we are more powerful for our children", implemented by the Autism Voice Association between January and September 2021 in five rural communities located in Prahova County, communities with a large number of children with disabilities and low access to social services.

From Pupil to Employee with the help of Adina Stiftelsen Foundation

Being guided by the mission to „Build characters and help people grow through holistic education and support so they can develop their skills and competences starting from kindergarten to employment”, Adina Stiftelsen Romania Foundation has been implementing for the last 15 years activities addressed to vulnerable children, youth and families in rural areas of Dolj County.

„Women Informed, Women Involved!” in rural areas in Calarasi County

From February 2021, in 3 multi-ethnic rural communities in Călărași County (Luica, Soldanu and Curcani), the Center for Education and Human Rights Association, in partnership with Bjerkaker LearningLab from Norway, involves women in community events, reading sessions, information and awareness raising campaigns, addressing issues related to human rights, gender equality, stereotypes, health education.