Lithuanian Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations

Economic Research Centre

I. Field of Activity and Areas of Expertise
Main Field of Expertise: III. Sustainable Development , Economic Development , Social Development
Additional Field of Expertise: II. Good Governance, Decentralisation and Regional/Local Governance, Regional and Local Development/Rural Development
Field of Activity: Research, Consultancies, Advocacy/Policy Advice/Policy Development, Development Education/Awareness Raising
II. General Information
Internet site:
Address: S. Daukanto a. 2/10, LT-01122 Vilnius, Lietuva
Tel./fax.: +370 (5) 2 61 57 12 / +370 (5) 2 78 41 63
Contact person/contact details: Giedrė Kasparavičienė at
Number of employees: 5
Existing since: 1992
Source(s) of funding:
Financing from private sources/Charity
Annual turnover (in Litas): 1 euro= 3.45 Litas
≤ 500 thousand
Member of Lithuanian Umbrella:
(Lithuanian Umbrella is a non-formal entity uniting NGDO Platform and LITDEA)
About the Organisation. Role, goals, key activities: Economic Research Centre is a private, nonprofit organisation whose primary purpose is to assess socio-economic processes in Lithuania and foreign countries, to formulate socio-economic insights and present them to public and policymakers, to consult non-governmental organisations and business entities in various organisational process management issues. Since 1992 Economic Research Centre has carried out advisory works in different social and economic policy issues, such as economic development, sustainable regional development, public services and business environment. Lately Economic Research Centre seeks using its expertise accumulated in development cooperation projects.
III. Development Cooperation Experience
Geographical coverage of activities: Belarus, Ukraine
Short-term assistance/expertise (study visits, trainings, fact finding missions, feasibility studies etc.) provided in third countries
Country and benefiting organisation/organiserDate (Month, Year)Brief description of the eventThematic topics covered
Ukraine/ Ukraine municipalities 2006 Study visit/Trainings Governance and Communities Partnership
Participation in projects in the third countries
Project TitlePartner Country where project was implementedDuration (start/end dates)Partner(s) from EU/if applicablePartner(s) in the beneficiary/third countryOrganisation's role in the ProjectBrief description of the ProjectBudget
Socio-economic Situation and Possibilities of Economic Co-operation between Vilnius County and Hrodna Region Belarus 2000 Governance of Vilnius County Governance of Grodno Region Service Provider Working Group/Technical Worksop
V. Capacity Building Needs
Partner Search
Trilateral Project Formulation and Implementation
Resource Mobilisation
VI. Planned/Preferred Project Activities in 2014 and beyond
Target CountryThematic AreaSearching for Partner
In EUIn partner country
Turkmenistan Economic Development No No
Belarus Social Development Yes Yes