The Bridge Project
The objective of the Bridge Project is to increase CEU students' awareness of the critical role that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) play in developing civil societies. Bridge staff will develop discussions, field work, and internships to "bridge the gap" between scientific studies and current application of that knowledge to benefit both students and NGOs.
The following event reports highlight Bridge Project activities during the academic year 1998-99:
|EYFA Presentation (10.98)||Discussion: Ecological Impacts of Tourism (2.99)|
|Pilisi Env.Ed. Day and Nature Hike(11.98)||Applying ISO to Countries in Transition (2.99)|
|Weekly Student Meetings (weekly)||Environmental Film Evenings (3.99)|
|Romanian Biosphere Reserve Slide Show(11.98)||Discussion: Environment and the Int'l Security Agenda (3.99)|
|Recycling Campaign (begun 11.98)||Amphibian Monitoring (3.99)|
|Roundtable: Genetically Modified Foods (12. 98)||Excursion: Natural Lifestyle Foundation (4.99)|
|Protest Against K2/R4 (12.98)||ISO 14000 Internship. (10.98)|
Project Goals and Implementation
The Bridge Office at the CEU offers students out-of-the-classroom opportunities to observe, participate in, and evaluate the role that NGOs play in open societies. Students can attend specialized workshops, contribute to grassroots NGO projects, and lead roundtable discussions. Bridge Office offer research, internships, field work, and NGO work experience to CEU students. Staff have also established "EurasiaGroupa," a CEU student NGO which they offer support. Students, faculty, and regional NGOs are encouraged to participate in all of the project's activities.
To enable CEU students to better understand, participate in and evaluate the accomplishments and challenges of NGOs, Bridge staff will:
Student / NGO Integration
Bridge Project staff seek to integrate students and on-going NGO projects, by developing internships or site visits which allow students to experience and evaluate NGOs unique niches in developing civil societies.
ECOLOGIA Project Director
CEU - Env. Sci. Dept.
9 Nador ut.
1051 Budapest, HUNGARY
tel: (361) 327-3892 or 327-3021
fax: (361) 327-3031