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Training Session - Helping equality bodies to apply for and use EU funds

July 15th 2015

3rd and 4th September 2015, Sofia, Bulgaria

In September 2015, the Commission for Protection against Discrimination hosted a training session on “Helping equality bodies to apply for and use EU funds” in Sofia, Bulgaria for staff members of equality bodies.

On 3rd and 4th September 2015 Equinet, with the support of the Commission for Protection against Discrimination, organised a training session on “Helping equality bodies to apply for and use EU funds” in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The training session included 18 staff members of equality bodies who deal with EU funds application or who could be potentially in charge of these tasks in the future.

The training session aimed to:

  • Give an overview of tips and pitfalls to avoid when applying for EU Funds
  • Discuss challenges encountered by equality bodies when applying for EU funds
  • Provide guidance about implementing EU-funded projects
  • Provide guidance on building partnerships with partner equality bodies and other types of organisations.

The agenda of the training session is available here:

Final Agenda - EU Funds Training
Final Agenda - EU Funds Training


The training session was delivered by Mélissa Moothoo, Mission Director at Welcomeurope, a Paris-based consultancy providing training and advice on European grants and funds. She was be assisted by the Equinet Secretariat, namely staff members Jessica Machacova (Project Officer), Sarah Cooke O’Dowd (Communication Officer) and Yannick Godin (Finance and Administration Officer).

Annalise Frantz, Senior Project Executive at the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (Malta), also provided the participations with her experience.


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EU Funds Training Session - Sofia, Sept. 2015