The project SOCIETIES team invites you to take part in Kick off conference on September
30 th 2020 via ZOOM platform.
SOCIETIES 2nd phase started on 1 st April 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerned
about the impact of this crisis on the already fragile CSOs of people with disabilities in the
region, the Project proposed the Research about the impact of the pandemic on civil
society organisations and social enterprises in South East Europe.
This conference aims to present the main findings of the Research as well as foreseen
activities of the project SOCIETIES in 4-year period and the funding opportunities offered by
the project.

Wednesday, September 30 th 2020

10.00 – 10.05 Welcome and introduction
10.05 – 10.15 DG NEAR

Maria Nyman, Secretary General Caritas Europe

10.15 – 10.30 Presentations:

10.30 – 11.00 Research on impact of Covid 19 on CSO in Western Balkans
11.00 – 11.20 Sub-granting – Call for applicants
11.20 – 11.30 Concluding remarks


11.40 – 13.00 National working groups

Please register via email no later then 28 th September.