SELECTED COUNTRIES FOR THE REPORT:
KICK-OFF MEETING ON THE REPORT 2018 IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
On the 19-20 February, civil society researchers and practitioners gathered in St. Petersburg for a first methodological workshop in preparation of developing the 2018 edition of Report on the State of Civil Society. The event was co-organized with the Centre for German and European Studies and the German-Russian Exchange.
In St. Petersburg, the colleagues organised an internal research workshop and a public discussion on the recent trends in the civil society development in Europe with the special focus on newly selected target countries – Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Romania and Russia. During the workshop, the participants have agreed on a new methodology that will focus more on a policy-oriented approach and the use of in-depth interviews and focus groups in respective countries.