Local Community Building for City Twinning projects 


We go global, but at the same time, we seek locality. Those two poles are possible in local communities, which usually appear because of individual needs but can have a global impact. The city consists of diverse interlinking communities, which influence the social fabric of the city in different ways. While planning international cooperation you're always taking into consideration traditions, rituals, or local community leaders. What is the community and what is not? How can you support the local development of your community through international partnership? How can you evaluate the success of a community? Сan community be explained through structures, or it is an unpredictable live system?

In our event-workshop you will,
> go through existing theories and models, explaining community as a social group,
> exchange success stories and instruments, which helped to manage and develop local and international communities.

The event can be useful for people, working with local or international communities, willing to receive theoretical background and practical exchange for further development of those communities, as well as to zoom out and try to see the bigger picture. You will also benefit from the experiences and ideas of other participants and have the chance to develop new ideas together with them or to adapt them for your purposes.

This course consists of two parts:
[A] 1x video input for individual preparation.
[B] 1x live session via Zoom.

Your coach introduces you to the topic via video content. He will provide you with the necessary knowledge and open up new possibilities. Each participant can view the content individually and work through it at their own pace. In the joint live sessions, we clarify your questions and discuss concepts and approaches. We will also concentrate on exchanging experiences and developing your ideas. Your coach will support you.

Live Session Date:
16 November 2021, 17 – 18.30 CET.
On-demand content will be provided on 9th November 2021.

Time invest for you:
• 30 min for video content
• 90 min for a live session

Your speaker & coach:
Olga Diatel, co-founder of proto produkciia agency. Founding member of NGO “Insha Osvita” .She currently working in the field of community management, management of performative artistic projects. One of the authors of Community Management school in Ukraine. Currently, managing Theodor-Heuss-Kolleg Community (350 members from more than 20 countries). Was part of the team, building and developing Urban Space 500 community of founders. 

The workshop is open to participants from Belarus, Germany, Russia and Ukraine. The workshop itself is thus also a multilateral encounter with networking potentials.

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