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National Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations’ Platform (Lithuanian NGDO Platform)

National Network: 
Lithuania
Address: 
Kibirksties str. 6
02242 Vilnius
ليتوانيا
Telephone: 
+370 686 80676
E-Mail (2): 
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
2007
General Information: 

National Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations’ Platform (Lithuanian NGDO Platform) brings together 21 Lithuanian non-governmental organisations working in the field of development cooperation (DC) and development/global education. NGDO Platform was established on March 29, 2007.
Lithuanian NGDO Platform is an active member of the European Confederation of Relief and Development NGOs CONCORD, closely cooperates with the NGDO Platforms in Ireland, Scandinavia and the Baltic states.
Lithuanian NGDO Platform has 5 board members, Executive director, financier. All the additional staff relates to various functions - communication, project management. Sources of funding variates from funding received from Lithuanian governmental bodies (Ministry of Foreign Affiars, Ministry of Social Affairs and etc). , municipalities, European Commission (DEVCO, Erasmus, EU AID and etc.).

Implementing our activities we closely partner with various institutions and bodies globally and in Lithuanian.

Mission and Objectives: 

National Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations’ Platform (Lithuanian NGDO Platform) brings together 21 Lithuanian non-governmental organisations working in the field of development cooperation (DC) and development/global education. Main objectives:
• capacity building of NGOs working in development and humanitarian aid;
• Develop and strengthen the national and international policies related to development and humanitarian aid
• Create new and strengthen existing structural partnerships globally and locally (including key expert knowledge)
• promote and implement Global education activates
• promote, monitor and participate in SDG implementation

Main Projects / Activities: 

Our main areas of activities:
•  Public awareness raising and civic education on sustainable development issues;
• Increasing opportunities for Lithuanian NGOs to participate in international development cooperation;
• Representation of the NGDO Platform and its members at national and international organisations and networks
• Active participation in shaping and implementing Lithuanian, EU and UN development cooperation policies;
•  Developing and strengthening the capacities of the NGDO Platform and its member organisations.
Lithuanian NGDO Platform has rich experience in implementing projects on advocacy, awareness raising, development, education and etc. We are member of GLEN (Global education network) - preparing and sending intern to global NGOs, LATO NGO partnership internship project with Russian NGOs, Erasmus KA2 - EVS projects in Mexico, Nepal, Vietnam and other global initiatives. Together with municipalities implementing educational and train the trainer programs about global education, development, capacity building of NGOs, volunteering. Together with various partners as universities, NGOs in education, children and youth center, UNESCO implementing local and international projects. We also partner in project for journalist and their  capacity building.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Cooperate in global education (intercultural education), joint advocacy, awareness raising, policy making and educational activities, strengthen partnerships and capacity of CSOs, promote and strengthen structural dialogue in order to promote tolerance, intercultural dialogue nationally and globally.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

Cooperate in global education (intercultural education), joint advocacy, awareness raising, policy making and educational activities, strengthen partnerships and capacity of CSOs, promote and strengthen structural dialogue in order to promote tolerance, intercultural dialogue nationally and globally.

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