Lithuanian Non-Governmental Development Cooperation Organisations

Institute of Regional and Democratic Development

I. Field of Activity and Areas of Expertise
 
Main Field of Expertise: II. Good Governance, Regional and Local Development/Rural Development, Political Freedoms and Democratically Elected Institution/Elections Observation
Additional Field of Expertise: III. Sustainable Development , Environmental Development, Culture, Environment , Climate Change, Renewable Energies , Local Development/ Managing Environment to Reduce Poverty
Field of Activity: Consultancies, Advocacy/Policy Advice/Policy Development, Capacity Building/Training, Development Education/Awareness Raising , Lobby
 
II. General Information
 
Address: Gabijos 81, Vilnius
Tel./fax.: +37069968847
E-mail: v.smigelskas@gmail.com
Contact person/contact details: Virginijus Smigelskas
Source(s) of funding:
Line Ministries Financing
Development Cooperation Finances (national ODA budget line)
Other
Annual turnover (in Litas): 1 euro= 3.45 Litas
≤ 10 thousand
Member of Lithuanian Umbrella:
(Lithuanian Umbrella is a non-formal entity uniting NGDO Platform and LITDEA)
Yes
About the Organisation. Role, goals, key activities: Institute of Regional and Democratic Development was established in 2009. IRDD seeks to participate in the democratization processes, to contribute to regional development in Lithuania and abroad. The Institute closely cooperates with public authorities and institutions, and international partners including on experience sharing. IRDD promotes domestic and foreign investments for regional and democratic development and ensures capacity building events.
 
III. Development Cooperation Experience
 
Geographical coverage of activities: Belarus, Georgia
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
Georgia, Centre for Effective System and Reform 2009 Working Group/Technical Worksop Environment
Belarus, Environmental initiative 2010 Working Group/Technical Worksop Environment
Belarus, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus 2012 Working Group/Technical Worksop Environment
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
Sharing of experience and knowledge of the Republic of Lithuania with municipalities of the Republic of Georgia in the field of management of municipal and industrial waste Georgia 2009-09— 2009-12 Centre for Effective System and Reform Project Lead Working Group/Technical Worksop 30000 euro
Knowledge and Experience Sharing in the Field of Environmental Management and Protection between Municipalities of Lithuania and Belarus Belarus 2010-06 – 2010- 10 Project Lead Working Group/Technical Worksop 20000 euro
Persistent Organic Pollutant Belarus 2012-01 – 2012-08 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus Service Provider Working Group/Technical Worksop 40000 euro
 
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
Azerbaijan Regional and Local Development/Rural Development Yes Yes
Republic of Moldova Regional and Local Development/Rural Development Yes Yes