Welcome to finep

finep is a nonprofit project and consulting organization working in the area of sustainable development with a focus on the thematic fields of development policy, environmental policy and the promotion of local democracy. In collaboration with partner organisations in Europe and worldwide, finep develops and implements projects in the aforementioned fields.

In addition to its own project work, finep provides assistance and advice to local authorities and other nonprofit organisations in the areas of the acquisition of third-party funding, process consultation, facilitation, the provision of trainings as well as the elaboration of studies and educational concepts.

We strive for sustainability in our own actions.

finep supported Civil20-Process in Hamburg

(19.06.2017) With the close of the C20 Summit in Hamburg/ Germany on Monday the international civil society handed over their communique to German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel. It stipulates the expectations formulated by 450 civil society representatives from more than 60 countries towards die G20 and the G20 Summit in the beginning of July.  The Civil20 Summit is the highlight of a six months consultation process within the worldwide civil society. The Civil 20 (C20) are an association of international civil society organisations. The C20 accompany the G20 by reflecting on globally relevant topics and thus give the international civil society a common voice. The Civil20 developed their positions in six international working groups in the last few months. In the context of the German G20 presidency, … more »

Game On! - A Practical Guide to Campaigning

(02.02.2017) The new handbook „Game On! A Practical Guide to Campaigning" has been developed by finep in cooperation with Wigwam in the context of the "Make Fruit Fair!"-Campaign. It builds on useful insights of practical campaigning in 20 EU-States. The result is a toolbox  full of practical instructions that will help you to develop and implement your own campaign. It provides basic know-how on campaign strategies and introduces creative ideas and tools for your campaign activities. You can play through essential strategy elements, best practice examples, ideas for public action, and tools for online campaigning and media work.
However, you won't find a one-size-fits-all concept here. Instead, we offer essential building blocks and a series of … more »

Global How? A Trainer's Manual

(30. March 2016) The EU co-funded project Facilitating Global Learning is ending tomorrow. Our final activity is the manual "Global How? A trainer's manual" referring to the baseline study Global What? that initiated the project. In Global How? we summarise our experience from the three project countries and from the training courses which we implemented. The manual comprises advice and suggestions for trainer's in Global Learning for their own work. It focuses on nonformal education with adults but also offers impulses for all domains of education. You can download the pdf version of the manual here. For printed copies please contact Ms. Karola Hoffmann, karola.hoffmann @ finep.org, phone: 0049-711-932768-65.