DEF flag logoeac YOUTH ROThis is an urgent call for partner organizations for the project  “First steps”, a project proposal that aims to create opportunities for quality partnerships among youth organizations from donor and beneficiary countries through exchange of good practices and information in the field of youth projects. The project is going to be developed by Romanian NGO “Mod of Life” and applied for funding under the EEA Grants –bilateral funds. ! The project “First steps” is planned a partnership building activity, meant to be finalized with at least one project proposal ready to be applied on future EEA grants open call for proposals. We focus and we hope to prepare a project proposal in one of the following topics (to be agreed with partner organization during the “First steps” project activities: NGO capacity building, Children and Youth and Democracy and civil society. Also, the partnership already developed could be used in the framework of Youth in Action or other programs.
          Project objectives:
·   to provide information about cooperation opportunities between donor and beneficiary countries;
·   to provide space for new partnerships between youth organizations from donor and beneficiary countries
·   to understand the basics of quality partnerships and to be able to develop the quality partnership on international level
·   to encourage the development of the basis of the future common projects to get to know each other professionally;
·   to build trust and partnership among partner organizations;
            Program of activities
The project itself is structures as a partnership building activity with elements of a study visit. We plan a mobility activity in Romania  in order to check the realities where project partners are working, to meet fellow local organizations and exchange good practices examples in the field of youth projects. During the activities we plan a press conference, a meeting with the local NGO`s from our city, a visit to our youth center. We will provide space for partnership building and project developing as well. The final program of activities is going to be finalized with partner organization. The mobility will involve 2 people from partner organization during 4 days in July 2013. Project activities will be held in Drobeta Turnu Severin, Romania, a beautiful city on Danube river.
          Financial Conditions
          The board and lodging, travel costs and all other costs incurred during the activity for all participants will be provided by organizers through project budget.
          Eligible partner organizations
We are looking for youth NGO`s only from following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
           Interested organization should send us attached "Identification of the promoter.doc" and “Annex 2 -Statement of eligibility.doc” (dully signed and stamped, as scan copy), by e-mail (Această adresă de email este protejată contra spambots. Trebuie să activați JavaScript pentru a o vedea. ) ASAP. We will get back to you with details about the programme of the activities and the budged