Second event with focus groups was held on June 14th.

More than 20 Romanians took part in this discussion. All participants had interests in Cohesion Policy and/or Romania – Bulgaria Cross-border cooperation programme. 

The half day event included 3 panels – presentations, discussions and interactive work. In the context of the presentations the developed practical outlines was presented in its 2 general parts – Cohesion Policy and Mechanisms for civic participation. In the discussions panels the participants were provoked to analyze some video case studies – success stories of civic participation. In the last interactive session – the young people identified some challenges of the Romania – Bulgaria cross-border area and undertook to develop a project for their resolution. 

Based on the feedback received, the project team shall fine-tune the presented outputs and will make them accessible for the general public.  

Informational materials for the meeting can be found here and here, while the final project outputs will be listed in the Publications section of our website.