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A summary of Euclid Network; who we are, what we do and where we do it

A summary of Euclid Network; who we are, what we do and where we do it

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    • Innovative Networks Leaders Across borders Connecting Collaboration Partnership Civil society European Social entrepreneurs Dynamic Change-makers Trouble-makers Community Forward thinking
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      • What is Euclid Network?
      • Euclid Network is the European network of civil society leaders…
      • We are a…
      • … growing…
      • … pan-European community…
      • … of change-makers….
      • … connecting across borders…
      • … for a more innovative, professional and sustainable…
      • … European civil society
      • 300 members across 30 countries
      • (so far)
    •  
      • Our vision…
      • Third sector leaders at the heart of the European project: a source of peace, freedom, justice and prosperity for citizens of Europe and beyond.
      • Our mission…
      • Connecting leaders to facilitate peer-learning, pan-European partnerships, influence processes, and make the sector as a whole stronger and more innovative, at the core of civil society in Europe and worldwide.
      • What do we do?
      • We connect and support our members
      • We work on four programme areas:
      • (the challenges for every civil society leader)
      • Peer-learning
      • Sustainable Funding
      • Good Governance
      • Soft Power
    • Peer-learning
      • We send members on exchange/job-shadowing
      • We run Erasmus for Social Entrepreneurs
      • We run events for members to connect and share experiences
      • … all using the latest technology
    • Sustainable Funding
      • Leading on the campaign to reform EU funding
      • Sharing and advocating for innovative ways of funding the sector
      • Supporting members to access European funds
    • Good governance
      • Running project to identify principles of good governance across Europe
      • Ultimate goal is to set up European standards and certification of good governance
      • Peer-review group to review and measure organisational governance has been established
    • Soft Power
      • Advocating that civil society is not a marginal sector
      • Working closely with the European Institutions
      • Currently campaigning to reform EU funding and to make social innovation a priority for EU2020
      • We run specific projects to strengthen civil society…
      • We have…
      • Strengthened civil society the Western Balkans
      • Funded by the UK Government
      • We are currently…
      • Connecting NGO’s to Government in Ukraine and Moldova
      • Funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund
      • We will be…
      • Connecting civil society in Serbia, as part of a 12-month project
      • Funded by the European Commission
      • We work
      • Across Europe
      • Across borders
      • And in regional ‘hubs’
    • Mediterranean The Western Balkans Former Soviet Union Western Europe Central and Eastern Europe The Northern Hub
      • As a European Hub of leaders, we connect to national groups of leaders
      • Were these national groups do not exist…
      • … we help create them
    • Euclid Network has three founding members Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (UK)
    • Euclid Network has three founding members Ideell Arena Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (UK)
    • Euclid Network has three founding members Ideell Arena Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (UK) Centre des Jeunes Dirigeants et Des Acteurs de L’Economie Sociale (France)
    • We have developed national leaders groups in… Germany Slovenia Italy (Leader2Leader)
    • With the following groups to be launched in 2010: Hungary Spain Portugal
    • Working closely with established networks: ACOSVO (Scotland) NENO (Estonia)
      • There are many words to describe us…
    • Innovative Networks Leaders Across borders Connecting Collaboration Partnership Civil society European Social entrepreneurs Dynamic Change-makers Trouble-makers Community Forward thinking
      • But ultimately…
      • We are a ‘hub’ for civil society…
      • And through connecting people…
      • We make things happen…
      • So are you working with us?
      • Or joining the community?
      • What can the network do for you?
      • And perhaps…
      • … more importantly…
      • What can you do for the network?
      • Visit the website
      • www.EuclidNetwork.eu
      • And work with us