Deadline Extended: UNITED network conference near Ohrid, MK

We are pleased to announce that we are extending the deadline for nominations for the upcoming UNITED network conference “Living Together: Transform a divided past into our common future“. The new deadline for nominations is Friday 26 August.

The conference will take place at a venue near Lake Ohrid in FYR Macedonia from 26-31 October 2016, and will focus on the topic of national reconcilliation and nation-building. We invite civil society organisations from all over Europe to nominate delegates for the conference!

UNITED network conferences present a unique opportunity to learn about the conference topics, participate in in-depth expert discussions, find partners for future projects and meet other activists from diverse backgrounds from every corner of Europe. Participants also get a chance to take an active part in the organisation of future UNITED activities and campaigns. Below are some quotes from participants at previous UNITED conferences:

“I really appreciated the variety of the speakers: their diversity in background, approach, geography etc.”

“Nice atmosphere! Open discussions, honest questions, debates and useful talks.”

“The speakers were motivated, gave new ideas and made me think outside the box.”

“In the workshops and discussion groups the participants were very active. It was amazing to see such passionate people.”

You can find out more about the conference topic, read the financial conditions and fill in the expression of interest form on the UNITED website. Please make sure you nominate by filling in the expression of interest form by Friday 26 August!