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Project Funding: “Cooperation with Civil Society in Partnership Countries in Eastern Europe and Russia”

The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs (AA) promotes cooperation programs in Russia and other partnership countries in Eastern Europe (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine) under the motto “Civil Society Cooperation”.

The program supports projects and measures that support democratization and reform processes in these countries. Project partners include non-governmental organizations, political foundations and committed citizens who themselves carry out cultural or educational work. All organizations – from media, science, languages, to youth work – are supported.

The aim is to develop cooperation with civil society and to strengthen its voice as a political player. The funding helps to initiate an exchange between project partners and participants in order to inspire one other and convey proven methods and practices for political work. Thus, transformation processes are initiated in the respective states.

Since 2014, 900 projects have been realized with the financial support totaling 61 million euros.


Link to the project funding of the AA

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