CDST-UCV is a legal entity established in 2006, with members and specialists from 6 socio-humanistic faculties from the University of Craiova. It is in fact a form of research institute acting in the domain of educational services with members who are university leaders in the socio-humanistic field. The staff consists of ten permanent experts acting part-time in our research Centre. As an answer to the demands of the labour market, our experts succeeded to create within the University of Craiova a Centre for socio-professional evaluation and orientation for a career in the socio-humanistic area. The Centre elaborates studies and analyses for public institutions from its region.
In 2017 CDST won through competition an Erasmus+ grant named Strategic partnership for representatives of religious communities with other 4 excellent organization partners from Bulgaria, Italy, Greece, and Norway in the framework of the Adult Education. This project was implemented for a period of 30 months with the aim to increase entrepreneurship, project management, leadership, and communication skills to direct project beneficiaries from poor regions/rural areas in order to help them to fight social exclusion and to work more efficiently with vulnerable groups of people.
The Centre was a leader of a European grant co-financed by the Romanian Government entitled Socio-Human Competencies for the Labour Market from the South-Western Region of Oltenia. This project was an excellent opportunity to bring together 396 students from 7 faculties and representatives of the potential employers from the labour market. In 2014, the Centre also participated in a project funded by Grundtvig programme to develop inter-cultural skills to religious leaders in Europe. Moreover, the Center organized weekly reunions in some High Schools from the City of Craiova, with the School Department Inspectorate, Dolj, as a partner. Twelve reunions of a Group for Dialogue between Sciences and Religion were held at five High Schools of the City.
The Local Action Group del Ducato is a not for profit organization/public equivalent body established in May 2015 with the aim to promote the local development of Parma and Piacenza territories (Emilia-Romagna Region, North of Italy), acting both as Local Development Agency and Local Action Group according to the EU LEADER and Community-led local development approaches. The LAG del Ducato gathers together 31 local partner organizations both public and private in the area (http://galdelducato.it/il-territorio/), including 59 Municipalities in the two Provinces (http://galdelducato.it/i-soci/), for a total of over 138.000 inhabitants and a surface of 3.904,91 square kilometers.
opportunities for local communities, measures to contrast rural depopulation and to create better mobility connections between the city and the rural / natural sites such as castles, parks, etc. as a way for citizens to improve the quality of their life and promote the knowledge of the territory (i.e. cycling, walking, bus-shuttle connections, etc.) represents other relevant areas of activity of the GdD.
The main areas of interest and work of GdD are related with sustainable tourism. Notably the promotion and marketing of the territory, the valorization of cultural, religious, excursion and tourist itineraries (i.e. Abbots, Francigena, Longobards, San Colombano ways, etc.) and other aspects linked to them (i.e. pilgrimages welcome and accommodation capacity in rural areas, cultural heritage along the ways, links to international networks, sports and other kind of related events, etc.). Furthermore social innovation and promotion of community cooperatives, restoration of public buildings for cultural, artistic, creative, educational, nature activities, organization of cultural and artistic events, development of potential of rural areas, also in an economic and tourist perspective, reconversion and regeneration of rural cultural heritage, often abandoned as new economic, social, tourist development
Regional Development Foundation is a Bulgarian NGO, which is headquartered in the town of Vidin, Bulgaria. The main objectives of the organization are to support the development and the promotion of moral values, civil society, education,
science and culture and to help for the development of disadvantaged regions in Bulgaria. It acts as an independent informal training provider at the local, regional and international levels.
The Foundation currently coordinates the Europe Direct Information center – Vidin as one of the official partners of the European Commission in Bulgaria (500 centres in
but also to enable church leaders to better cope with “modern” problems such as interreligious and multicultural
challenges. Between 2018 and 2020 it was a lead partner in the implementation of a project “Cross-Border Religious Heritage”, financed by Interreg Programme of the EU, aiming to promote the cross-border religious heritage between Bulgaria and Romania.
Regional Development Foundation organizes a number of educational and training initiatives targeted to representatives of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. It provides training and
mobilities abroad to ecclesiastical institutions related to the development of the work of the church. It supports activities of local church dioceses and parishes, assisting them in the
implementation of their social policy at local level. The Foundation was one of the partners in Erasmus + funded project – STRAPAC (Strategic Partnership for Representatives of
Religious Communities www.strapac.eu) aiming to increase skills of religious leaders to tackle social exlcusion at local level (2017-2020), and member of international consortium led
by „MF – Norwegian School of Theology“- Oslo in a multilateral project “Religious and Multiculturality: Educational Pathways for Local Church Leaders“ – (2012-2014). It was targeted to
church leaders with the objectives to broaden the access and the delivery of non-formal education for local clergy and to help church leaders to increase their cultural competences,
interreligious dialogue, civic and conflict management skills,
Isparta Governorship is local public body. Isparta Governorship is a governamental public institution responsible for public administration and development of Isparta Province. Its priority is to increase the international and domestic communication capacity of Government agencies of Isparta Governorship and to disseminate the project culture, the willing of cooperation and modernization. The European Union and Foreign Relations Office started to serve in the center of Isparta on 24.03.2010 in order to develop and manage projects within the Isparta Governorate in line with the goals and objectives of the Isparta Governorate and to ensure the sustainability of the projects. In this context, studies are carried out with the personnel selected among the project experts in our province. Currently, a total of 4 employees, including 1 coordinator and 3 project specialists, work in the EU and Foreign Relations Office.
The European Union and Foreign Relations Office work in collobration with many different institutions like Regional Development Agency, Civil Society Organizations, Associations and Süleyman Demirel University and develop projects on various issues.
The pilgrim centre is located 50 meters from the Gamle Aker Church, the oldest church and building in Oslo dating from the 12th century, along the west path of the Gudbrandsdalsleden, 20 minutes on foot from the Central Station in Oslo.
The Pilgrim Centre works closely with all places of accommodation, giving information and guidance on how to meet and look after the pilgrims. Additionally, the centre works closely with ministers and employees in churches along the pilgrim’s path, creating material (booklet with prayers and hymns).
The Pilgrim Centre of Oslo is one of six regional pilgrim centers along the Gudbrandsdalsleden. It provides information and guidance to pilgrims so that they can accomplish their goal on making their pilgrimage to Trondheim. The regional pilgrim centers are funded by the State of Norway, our services are free of charge.
Oslo Pilgrim Center is located centrally in Oslo on the beautiful St. Hanshaugen. For most pilgrims, the center is a natural place to visit for information, advice, tips and guidance, before embarking on their pilgrimage on Gudbrandsdalsleden.
The Rural Development Association Terras de Pontevedra Norte was born in August 2008, in order to manage all types of rural development projects beneficial to the territory that covers its radius of action.
Its legal form is a non-profit association formed by a group of public and private entities that have a presence in the region. It counts among its partners with 7 municipalities and 94 private entities, among which other non-profit associations, such as women’s associations, youth associations, disadvantaged groups, entrepreneurs, tourism; Cultural foundations, cooperatives and agrarian unions.
The territory includes the municipalities of Agolada, A Estrada, Dozón, Forcarei, Lalín, Rodeiro, Silleda and Vila de Cruces, all of which are included in the Community list of less-favored agricultural areas. They are located geographically in the interior of the province of Pontevedra, in the region of Galicia. It stands out for its size and is characterized by the importance of activities related to livestock (especially milk and pork production) to agroforestry, although in recent years the service sector is occupying the majority of the labor force. area.
Its geographical situation, in the interior (heart of Galicia) of the triangle Santiago – Pontevedra – Ourense, make it one of the neuralgic centers of the interior Galicia, in addition it is crossed, from east to west, by one of the great pilgrimage routes Recognized, the Via de la Plata and the Winter Road.
Inter-territorial cooperation projects (national scope).
Total quality for a competitive and sustainable tourism.
New horizons: promoting employment initiatives through the enhancement of agricultural land, through the recovery of the plant genetic heritage and the phenomenon of new productions.
Asturgalega Network of agri-food industries: strategy for innovation.
Interritmos: Rhythms and villages
Harnessing the potential of Spanish rural roads
Adapting to climate change through territorial strategies
ADR Terras de Pontevedra Norte is a collaborating entity of the Xunta de Galicia since 2009, processing subsidies to boost the territory, carrying out its own works both to promote strategic sectors such as tourism and gastronomy, training for employed persons and carrying out projects:
III Conference on agri-food marketing.
IX Conference on Strategic Management for SMEs; Tourism in Galicia: current and prospects.
The Deza treasures.
I Training and support plan for the agricultural, food and tourism sectors.
II Plan of formation and accompaniment of the agricultural, alimentary and tourist sector.
III Plan of formation and accompaniment of the agricultural, alimentary and tourist sector.
IV Plan of formation and accompaniment of the agricultural, alimentary and tourist sector.