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Training for youths for monitoring and advocacy through utilization of spatial data is going to start

04/25/2014
Beside presentations, during the three day training lectures from the Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, the Norwegian Environment Agency,  the Bulgarian Executive Environment Agency and the Coalition “For The Nature” have prepared interesting practical exercise, that will demonstrate the importance of the civic monitoring and advocacy when forming and applying policies and related measured and decisions.
 
The conduction of the ”Training for youths for monitoring and advocacy through utilization of spatial data in two parts” is part of the implementation of the project ”Building Capacity of Non-governmental Organizations, Youths and Citizens for Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Strengthening  the Monitoring  Skills and Advocacy of Policies for Regional Sustainable Development” which is funded by the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.   More information for the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 can be found at  http://www.ngogrants.bg/
 
The second part of the training, the participation in which is mandatory for the successful conduction of the training will be conducted in September/October 2014. It will be focused mainly on how to work with spatial data (GIS) in relation to the needs of civic monitoring and advocacy of policies for sustainable development.

This document is created with the financial support of the NGO Program in Bulgaria under the Financial mechanism of the European Economic Area. The Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation bears the full responsibility for the content of the document and under no circumstances can be assumed that the content of the document reflects the official opinion of the Financial mechanism of the European Economic Area and the Operator of the NGO Program in Bulgaria.


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