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Partnership Conference

Background

Since mid-1990s IBB Dortmund organize Partnership conference. The conference became a a platform for discussions and exchange of experience. Partnership conference is a chance for partners to come together for development of new strategies for cooperation. Moreover the conference gives space for networking. The European partnership conference, which the IBB carried out in October 2012 in Berlin in order to develop perspectives for sustainable energy policies at European level, had an aim to intensify further exchange. Expertise and debates with eyewitnesses from Belarus and Ukraine, the exchange among civil society actors from the participating countries on questions related to energy policies is enhanced during the European Partnership Conference through plenary sessions, open debates, workshops and discussion groups.

 

On the partnership meeting 2012 "Sustainability in Europe strengthen together" - organized by IBB and IBB "Johannes Rau" Minsk - experienced European solidarity movement in high esteem: Dr. Angelica Schwall-Düren, Minister for European Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia, had 280 participants and participants from ten countries.

Aims and objectives

Partnership conference gathers motivated and enthusiastic people who would like to work for a change. Discussing together issues on ecology and sustainability help to come up with innovative ideas and find partners for projects. Each conference has a different topic to open during plenary discussions; experts are invited for open discussions, partners can share their experience during workshops.

Perspectives

We would like to develop and maintain European solidarity movement. Now we are working on organization of next Partnership conference which will take part in October 2014 in Krzyzowa, Poland. This conference will bring partners together for discussion mainly topics of solidarity movement and awareness, also youth involvement and project management in intercultural environment. Further information will come soon, we will keep you update.

More on Partnership conference 

Materials from the partnership conference