Czech Ambassador hands over Romanian Public Participation Award
On March 27 2014, Romanian NGO CeRe (the Resource Centre for Public Participation) organized the Public Participation Awards Gala to promote projects enhancing civil society. The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bucharest had the honour to be the partner of the event; Ambassador Jiří Šitler was a member of the jury and handed over the Mame de gherila (Guerrilla Mothers) award to the Policy Center for Roma and Minorities Foundation and Mothers´ Club for the project “Together changing our community”.
The total of 61 NGOs, public institutions and individuals, who contributed to an important change and improved the living conditions of their community, participated in this year’s 5th edition. In his speech Ambassador Jiří Šitler pointed out that the Czech Republic is a country based on respect for human rights and principles of civic society.