Bratislava Policy Institute Bratislava Policy Institute is an independent research institute established in 2017 by group of sociologists and political scientists. BPI’s objective is to support and develop public policy research initiatives and to provide public policy orientated expertise in the areas of youth policy, extremism, ethnicity, citizenship, minority studies, and migration. BPI’s team is made up of sociologists, political scientists, and legal scholars. BPI in its activities fosters publication activities, organizes seminars, conferences, and workshops, works on expert standpoints and public policy materials, BPI is also devoted to consultancy activities. BPI’s diversified team has been involved in various activities concerning both activism and policy research for the sake of liberal democratic regime and against extremism and has long-term experiences with preparing, conducting, and elaborating research and work with quantitative and qualitative data.
The Social Innovation and Cohesion Institute is an organization of civil society, established to help individuals, communities, and institutions to develop their skills, improve their performance and share knowledge to be able to meet the challenges of society and thus contribute actively to the development of a European area of skills and qualifications. Our goal is to promote lifelong learning and initiatives of transnational aspect specifically addressed to young people, adult learners, and professionals, through non-formal education. Our main vision is to develop innovation to be implemented at the level of civil society and therefore contribute to social cohesion. The Social Innovation and Cohesion Institute is working to bring about social change for the benefit of citizens in the context of development of local, regional, and European society.
The aim of the Association for Social Economy and Lifelong Learning (A.S.E.L. RO) is to preserve, study and promote the common social interests of its members, in the context of public service. More specifically, the specific objectives of ASEL are: 1) the promotion of innovation, 2) the promotion of education at all levels, 3) the identification and promotion of best practices, 4) the development of research, expertise, and innovation, 5) the representation of its members in all Public and Private Bodies, 6) the implementation of public works, 7) the promotion of actions to support innovation in enterprises for their modernization and development, 8) the expansion of their business networking and knowledge base, 9) the preparation of proposals and management of EU programs, as well as those of Romanian Ministries, 10) to participate in research projects, 11) to update and inform members on developments in National, European and international level.