References

ODRAZ is committed to encouraging development at the local level according to the principles of sustainable development and providing assistance to local stakeholders so that development documents are based on the real needs of each community and through cooperation and partnership of all relevant stakeholders.

ODRAZ experts also work as consultants for domestic and international organizations, ministries, associations and local self-government units. We work on pilot projects in communities, needs assessment, we help in the development of transparent procedures for the allocation of financial support, the development of project proposals for EU funds, the development of guidelines for sustainable local government…

Consultancy

  • Strategic planning of association // RODA – Parents in Action, 2016
  • Strategic planning // Rural Development Network in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2015
  • workshop for members of the Kosovo Council for the monitoring strategies of civil society, 2015
  • six participatory workshops for members of Local Partnership for Employment of the City of Zagreb // project “Capacity for Development”, 2014
  • LAG Podravina as an engine for development  // LAG Podravina, 2014
  • The IPCC Directive (Enviromental permits) /// SAFEGE, 2012-2013
  • Local Development Strategy for the area of LAG Sjeverna Istra /// LAG Sjeverna Istra, 2012-2013
  • Participation in consultations on the new World Bank’s Country Partnership Strategy for Croatia, 2012
  • Management of rural and local development /// Faculty of Agriculture Osijek, 2010
  • “Rural areas development” – showing the LEADER program in 10 seminars /// Hrvatski farmer, 2010
  • Regional consultation meetings in preparation Country Partnership Strategy for Croatia 2009-2012 /// World Bank Croatia Country Office, 2008
  • technical assistance for six local self-government units during 2006-2007, pertaining to the formulation and preparation of project proposals under Management of Economic and Social Cohesion Projects, financed by the EC /// SAFEGE, 2006-2007
  • Assistance in the preparation of the Guidelines for Aplicants of projects and designing and implementing training under the CARDS program for the promotion of vocational education /// Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education, 2004 – 2006
  • co-organizers and facilitators of WB public forums and civil sector in the process of CAS formulation (World Bank`s Assistance Strategy to the Republic of Croatia) /// World Bank Croatia Country Office, 2004-2005
  • assistance in designing training, selecting and sub-contracting trainers under the CARDS programme Provision of Social Services by Not-for-Profit Organisations /// PLS Ramboll Management, 2004
  • Project proposal preparation “Capacity Building for the Enviromental Protection Department of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction /// UNDP, 2004
  • organisers of the international workshop on Social Capital as an Imperative for the Development of Croatia /// in collaboration with World Bank, European Commission and others, Bratislava 2005
  • assistance to three local self-government units in preparing transparent procedures for awarding financial support to associations
  • four projects in three local self-government units – support to local development; financial support by the Urban Institute
  • education for local development and tehnical assistance to the City of Zagreb employees and their civil sector partners /// The city of Zagreb
  • co-authors of the Overview and Assessment of Croatia’s Progress in Implementing the Agenda 21 – Rio+10 process, report for the UN Sustainable Development Conference in Johannesburg /// UNDP and Ministry of Enviromental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction, 2002
  • co-authors of the Environmental Protection Strategy within Croatia’s Strategy for 21st Century /// Government of the Republic of Croatia, 2000

External evaluation

  • “The society of citizens – increasing the visibility and influence of civil society and citizens in the decision-making process” and  “Solidarity and Employment-Hand in Hand”  // Association ZvoniMir Knin, 2014
  • Project “Network for strengthening and build-up of social services quality in local community” /// Association ZvoniMir Knin, 2009
  • Project “Quality of life in the third age”, /// Association Mi Split, 2009
  • Project “The improvement and development of entrepreneurship in  Obrovac” /// Association of Trades and Crafts Zadar (holder) and Chamber of Trades and Crafts of Zadar County (project partner), 2007

Education / Trainings

  • workshop “Global goals for sustainable development” for students of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology // project “Global goals for sustainable development: What does Zagreb have to do with it”, 2016
  • workshop “From idea to project” // project “Dialog on mobilty in Zagreb”, 2016
  • workshop “Community Led Sustainable Local Development” // project “Dialog on mobilty in Zagreb”, 2016
  • second consultation phase with citizens and different stakeholders about Horizon 2020 // project “CIMULACT – Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020”, 2016
  • nacional workshop “Vision Citizens” // project “CIMULACT – Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020”, 2015
  • regional training “Advocacy, lobbying and policy research and analysis of local, national and EU policies and instruments of rural development” // project “ALTER – Active Local Territories for Economic development of Rural Areas”
  • workshops on sustainable development within european project LADDER // Croatian County Association in cooperation with ALDA European Association for Local Democracy, 2015
  • Workshop on good practices of sustainable urban mobility// CIVINET Slovenija-Hrvatska-SEE Network, 2015
  • Modular training-program “School for good governance and participatory development” // project “For good governance at local level: education, support and promotion”, 2015-2016
  • The role of the LAGs in local sustainable development through CLLD access – Community Led Local Development // LAG Podravina, 2015
  • two-day workshops for women from the Bosnia-Herzegovina and examples of good practice // project “Women and Sustainable Development- New employment opportunities”, 2015
  • two-day workshops for young people from the Bosnia-Herzegovina and examples of good practice // project “Youth and sustainable development- New employment opportunities”, 2015
  • Together for sustainable development in Croatia // ODRAZ school, 2014-2015
  • two-day workshops and examples of good practice // project “Youth and public policies”, 2014
  • workshop “Community Led Local Development” // project “Active citizens for Zagreb”, 2014
  • workshop on sustainable development // project “Education for sustainable development: towards sustainable local development”, 2014
  • Student Education: mandatory subject “Sustainble Development”, Faculty of Metalurgy Sisak, 2013
  • Upgrading capacities of Ethnic Minorities in Zagreb /// City of Zagreb, 2010-2012
  • Strategic planning for the Council of Civil Society of the City of Dubrovnik /// City of Dubrovnik, 2011
  • Partnership between the University of Applied Sciences, Business and Civil Sectors in Student Education: elective course “Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development” ///  VERN, 2011
  • Workshop “From an idea to a project” – design thinking and project proposal writing” /// Trešnjevka Cultural Centre, 2010
  • Training program for sustainable development of rural areas – Knowledge for development // Project “Sustainable development of the region through participatory processes” – partnership project of Czech civil society organization Center for Community Organizing-CCO and Croatian Rural Development Network-HMRR, financed by PHARE 2006 / 2009
  • Project Cycle Management (PCM) and Logical Framework Approach /// Association of Persons with Disabilities Daruvar, 2009
  • Education for stakeholders who work with children and youth in Velika Gorica // City of Velika Gorica, 2009
  • Project thinking and projects preparation // Euroured Rijeka, 2009
  • Community organising  /// LAG Gorski kotar within the project “Sustainable Future of the Rural Areas in Croatia”, 2009
  • Strategic planning of local development /// Association ZvoniMir Drniš, 2009
  • Training for agents of local development /// DEŠA Dubrovnik within the project  “Center for responsible tourism of Adriatic region”
  • “Together for better Zagreb” in cooperation with Trešnjevka Cultural Centre  /// City of Zagreb, 2009
  • Community organising /// Association ZvoniMir, 2009
  • Project proposals writing /// Croatian Employers` Association, 2009
  • Basic training course for FP7 /// Croatian Employers` Association, 2009
  • Education of local stakeholders within the Socio-Economic Recovery Project /// Ministry of the Sea, Tourism, Transport and Development, 2007-2008
  • Project Cycle Management (PCM) /// HNB – Croatian National Bank, 2007-2008
  • Together for better Zagreb /// Trešnjevka Cultural Centre, 2008
  • Workshop “From an idea to a project ” – training for association representatives which working in the area of Velika Gorica /// City of Velika Gorica, 2007
  • Project Cycle Management (PCM) and preparing projects for EU funds  // City of Biograd, 2007
  • Strengthening the capacity of stakeholders – writing projects and transparent procedures for the allocation of funds to associations /// City of Jastrebarsko, 2007
  • Education on writing projects and project cycle management (PCM) /// Cultural Centres Zagreb, 2006

Researches / Studies

  • Action Research “Youth and sustainable development” // project “Youth and sustainable development- New employment opportunities“, 2015
  • Action research “Role of women in local development of Bosnia-Herzegovina” // project “Women and Sustainable Development- New employment opportunities”, 2015
  • Capacity Assessment of Local Community Foundations in Croatia /// Tehnical Assistance for Civil Society Organizations (TACSO) Croatia Office, 2012
  • Conduction of Code of Practice On Consultation with the Interested Public in Procedures of Adopting Laws, Other Regulations and Acts /// project “Strengthening the active participation of local communities` residents in social processes”, 2012
  • Participation of CSOs in the Adoption of Laws and Other Regulations in 2009 – a Study /// National Foundation for Civil Society Development, 2009
  • Undestanding Sustainable Development: where we are and where we`re going? /// Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Rijeka – Department of Education, 2007
  • Possibilities for development of Community Foundations in Croatia – study /// 2004
  • Guidelines for municipality development (Municipality Jelsa example) /// 200

 

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