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Open Digital Europe

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Out of the Box International develops a tailor made open data model and policies based on open digital environment which is transparent, accountable and secured.

Social Businesses

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Out of the Box International works with already existing hubs, various local and national stakeholders and social entrepreneurs in order to further develop and promote successful social entrepreneurship policies and practices.

Solidarity Europe

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Out of the Box International delivers expertise in the field of cohesive policies by using cross-sectorial approach and non-formal  education, in a global perspective.

European Project

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Out of the Box International  works further to enhance current cooperation in South East Europe region and actively supports the integration of all European countries in common European project.

Deadline: 1/10/2014, 12h C.E.T.

POLL OF EXPERTS: The management of expertise inside the platform Out of the Box International is based on the concept of Communities of Practice (CoP). CoPs are composed by professionals who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of beliefs and actions. Expert Pool is created to support the development of people and organisations when the main tool is transfer of knowledge by the know-how process.

A genuine contest of ideas and different experiences is essential for formulating fresh and new policies, which truly take into account lessons learned from the past. Out of the Box International strongly encourages and promotes creativity and innovation when developing new ideas and solutions using effective methodologies such as “problem solving” and “creative thinking”. The Expert Pool will be a tool to generate fresh ideas, propose project initiatives, and create framework for the programme of the platform in generally.

CRITERIA
To become a Member check the following steps: Check if your have expertise and expertise for the subjects Out of the Box International focuses on; Complete the application form and send it to the email indicated in the application form.

Why Out of the Box International

The seemingly ever-lasting depression of European economies has shaken the very foundations of many European societies. The shear rate of unemployment in Europe and the omnipresent environmental crisis coupled with the often frustratingly slow process of decision making in the EU, are calling for civil society actors to step in and fill the void.

In the aftermath of the 2008. economic crisis, the apprehension of falling under the spell of apathy of economic depression across the continent has not been easy to shake off. However, pinpointing the culprits for the current state of affairs on any particular EU decision maker is not the answer. Nonetheless, the fact remains that the current approach to the economic and environmental crisis hasn’t yet shown the affected citizens the light at the end of the tunnel.

As representatives of the civil society we feel the need to make our voice heard in the midst of the current debate on economic crisis. Being a social enterprise we offer new and feasible ideas in education and community work, creative cross-sectorial cooperation among different actors and strong networking coalitions to turn these dire economic challenges into possibilities through social entrepreneurship initiatives which aim at benefiting wide range of citizens, particularly vulnerable groups and those affected by the economic crisis.

Social entrepreneurship is a simple concept that has been put into practice by civil society actors for the benefit of a specific social group or people, and this is precisely what we want: to create projects and initiatives with fresh ideas in different policies, educational programs or tools, support businesses, empower cultural initiatives and offer different solutions to individuals, corporate bodies, everybody who believe that we can have more Creative, Innovative and Cohesive Europe.

 

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