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EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY AND SUSTAINABLE CHANGES

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Source of Funding: EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014
Program: NGO Activity Support Measure (2009-2014)

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Existing public education and support system does not provide for specific needs and rights of different groups. The project will seek to create a better support system for children and young people.
The Project aims to expand the Association’s activities substantively and geographically, to strengthen the Association’s capacity to reach the program's aim, to ensure advocacy for children and youth and to involve them into democratic processes.
In the result of the project activities the Association's will participate in development of various policy planning and legislation documents will be encouraged, it will join the “Romani Early Years Network”, organize educational and informative events, promote the tolerance principle, develop informative and methodological materials for teachers, parents and NGOs, create a common platform with similar sector NGOs to ensure representation of their views, as well as attract new members and volunteers.
The main project target groups are members of the Association, local residents – young people, teachers, parents, Roma people.

Project results: The aim of the program was to consolidate civic society by promoting changes in the public consciousness about the importance of quality education in creating a just society, by stumulating children an young people to participate in community development and encouraging people to get involved in liefe-long learning activities.
The operational program was necessary in order to promote development of a democratican civil society, to strengthen the dialogue betwwn the public administrations to be effective in solving the issues of social integration and civil society,
The project has resulted in folowing impacts - the number of people who work in public interests and generate social capital has intereased; participation efficiency of community groups as well as the informal groups of citizens in processes at national and the EU levelhas grown; involvement of young people has been promoted, etc.

Supported by the EEA Grants. Case number: LV03. Programme name: „NGO fund”

Project number: 2012.EEZ/DAP/MAC/136
Project approval date: 20.06.2013.
Project contract date: 26.07.2013.
Status of the project: Pabeigts
Name of Project Promoter: Society "Center for Education Initiatives"
Type of Project Promoter: Association/Foundation
Place(s) of implementation: Jelgava,Rēzekne,Jūrmala,Jēkabpils,Preiļi,Līvāni,Talsi,Valmiera
Project implementation region(s): Whole Latvia
Project duration, months: 30
Total eligible costs (Programme co-financing and Project Promoter’s contribution): 52930.83 EUR / 37 200.00 LVL;
Programme co-financing (EEA Grants – 95%): 45255.86 EUR / 31 806.00 LVL;
Programme co-financing (State budget – 5%): 2381.89 EUR / 1 674.00 LVL;
Project Promoter’s contribution: 5293.08 EUR / 3 720.00 LVL;
Legal address: Rīgas iela 216b, Jēkabpils, LV-5202
Phone No.: 65235635
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Website: www.iic.lv

Link to a website of the EEA Grants Managing Authority in Latvia: www.eeagrants.lv
Link to a website of the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism Office: www.eeagrants.org