Donor: European Union (Contract No: 2014-351-393)
Lead Aplikant: Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund, Deutschland e.V, Germany
Partners: SOLIDAR Bruxelles, LIR Civilno društvo Banja Luka-BiH, Education Center Leskovac, CLARD Kosovo, SOS Phone for Women and Children Victims of Violence, Podgorica, Association of students and youth with disabilities from FYROM (ASYD) and Social Organization for the Support of Youth (ARISIS) from Albania.
Total budget and duration: 786.961.46 €, December 2014 to December 2016
Overall objective: to achieve a more dynamic civil society actively participating in public debate on democracy, human rights, social inclusion and the rule of law and with capacity to influence policy and decision-making processes.
Specific objectives: a) to achieve greater commitment and capacity of CSO networks to give citizens a voice and influence public sector reform processes through analysis, monitoring and advocacy and b) to strengthen the Networks dealing with SSD in target countries in order to improve overall service delivery.
- Joint strategic and advocacy targets for networks of CSOs delivering social services (SSD) set;
- Dialogue between CSOs and government institutions significantly increased for direct influence on SSD sector;
- Public sector reforms successfully influenced trough conducted Advocacy campaigns on reform of SSD sector in the target countries;
- Quality of social services provided by the CSOs risen through adequate Mentoring, Training and Small Grants programs thus making CSOs more accountable partner in the SSD sector.