Set up a comprehensive system that facilitates citizens’ participation in practicing democracy by forming active citizens, creating spaces that protect and promote democratic values and by conducting integrity audits for local governments.Read more
Our project's final beneficiaries are the citizens of 14 urban communities from Romania for which the project is implemented in two stages.Read more
Established in 1996 in Bistrita, Progress Foundation is a nongovernmental organization that pilots local initiatives in the field of education / training, (e-) inclusion, community development and volunteerism and then scales it, at national level, as innovative and impactful best practices. The Foundation's approach on development has at its core the local and county libraries as hubs of lifelong learning and social innovation.
This project creates a public space which, in the tradition of Romanian civilisation, didn’t really exist. To enter modernity, Romanian people need an agora in which to debate issues of general interest. This project transforms the library in such a public space.Conf. Univ. Dr. Dumitru Bortun, SNSPA
I believe that the “Third Place for Active Citizenship” is important because it gives community members real tools and new ways to become part of the change for the better of society.Steliana Moraru, TechSoup Romania
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