Employees of the environmental bureau "KOSMOS" and association of environmental partnership (AsEP) took part in the annual event of cross-border cooperation Programme "Russia – South-East Finland 2014-2020", which is an important platform for increasing visibility and awareness, capacity building, promotion of achievements of funded projects and demonstrate the value of cross-border cooperation to stakeholders and all those involved in the implementation of projects. The event was held at ITMO University for two days, december 10 and 11.
The event provided information on the contribution that the Program and projects make to improving the socio-economic development of the border regions. Examples of best practices of cross-border cooperation project management were presented, as well as new ideas for improving the efficiency of communications and information on what exactly should be implemented by projects in 2018-2022 with the support of joint funding from the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.
For project partners, both days of the event were full of events and trainings on project implementation. On the first day there were trainings on communication, promotion and project management, as well as an information seminar on the sixth qualifying round of project proposals with the closing date of applications on February 27, 2020.
The program of the first day can be viewed here.
The second day includes thematic sessions on partnerships, project development and sustainable results, as well as a main formal session with representatives of funders and decision-makers, the public and the media.
The program of the second day can be viewed here.