CiSEP conveys skills and knowledge on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement including the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (AA/DCFTA). It consists of three training levels:
Level A: AA/DCFTA Basics
Basic knowledge of the EU institutional set-up and the Association Agreement with Ukraine; AA/DCFTA monitoring skills.
Timeframe: July 2017 – October 2017.
Clusters: Chernihiv, Dnipro, Lviv.
Participants: 25 fellows in each cluster.
Level B: AA/DCFTA specialisation
Topic-specific programme dedicated to selected AA/DCFTA chapters for specialised CSOs, e.g. in trade and sustainable development, agriculture, customer protection, intellectual property, transparency.
Timeframe: October 2017 — June 2019
Clusters: Chernihiv, Dnipro, Lviv, Odessa.
Participants: 20 fellows in each cluster.
Level C: Training-the-trainers programme
Training and coaching programme on EU and AA/DCFTA-specific teaching skills for multipliers. Timeframe: January 2018 — June 2019
Clusters: Chernihiv+Lviv, Odessa+Dnipro.
Participants: 25 fellows in each group.
The trainings are carried out by experts from administration and civil society of EU member states, EU candidate countries and Ukraine. The long-term project creates a sustainable network and synergies for the cooperation of the participating civil society organisations.
CiSEP is organized by the Institut für Europäische Politik (Berlin) and implemented in cooperation with Polissya Foundation for International and Regional Studies (Chernihiv), Civil Network OPORA (Lviv), Odessa Regional Organization of All-Ukrainian NGO “Committee of Voters of Ukraine” (Odessa) and NGO “Public Chamber of Ukraine” (Dnipro).