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We are a consortium of organizations working together on the European cross-border Museo Mundial Project. The consortium consists of:

Lead organization

finep – forum for international development + planning

is a German non-governmental project and consulting organization working in the area of sustainable development with a thematic focus on 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, finep provides assistance to local authorities and other non-governmental-organizations in the areas of the acquisition of third-party  funding, process consultation, facilitation, and training provision.

Partner organizations

BTM - the Budapest History Museum

is dedicated to the history of Budapest. The three main sections of the Budapest History Museum (Budapesti Történeti Múzeum) are located in different places across the capital. The collections - Roman Antiquities, Archaeology (Aquincum Museum), Medieval (Castle Museum) and Modern Age, and Local History and Fine Art (Kiscelli Museum) – were created virtually simultaneously, but were developed independently of each other. The main branch of the Budapest History Museum is located in Buda Castle, and it is also known as the Castle Museum (Vármúzeum).

Archaeological items uncovered in various local excavations in Pest, Buda and Óbuda - the three cities that make up Budapest - are on display in the exhibitions at the Budapest History Museum. The lower levels of the Castle Museum feature archaeological remains and a selection of restored rooms belonging to the Buda Royal Palace. The Budapest History Museum has also been implementing a development education programme targeting primary and secondary school students, in partnership with the town council and Budapest schools.

DEAB – Dachverband Entwicklungspolitik Baden-Württemberg

is the umbrella organization of NGDOs and World Shops in the federal state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It has a widespread network of around 150 members, including World Shops, local action groups, educational institutions and local networks, that are actively involved in public awareness-raising and global education. DEAB’s main areas of focus are fair trade, sustainable public procurement, development through partnership, development policies for Baden-Württemberg and Global Learning. DEAB  networking, keeps its members informed, organizes training for them, and represents their interests in politics and society through education, Global Learning, campaigns and lobbying. In addition, DEAB publishes Südzeit, the One World journal of Baden-Württemberg, and coordinates the One World Promoter Programme in Baden-Württemberg.

EDUCON Prague

is a non-governmental association of citizens, individuals and legal persons. The mandate of EDUCON is to facilitate the sharing of information and experience from various areas of the Czech economy, including the provision of technical assistance to developing and transition countries. Its goal is to raise the level of knowledge and know-how of specialists from institutions and educational organisations, as well as from the non-governmental and private sector, within the Czech Republic and in developing and transition countries. EDUCON is the coordinator of the Global Call to Action Against Poverty in the Czech Republic, which aims to raise awareness on global poverty and other MDG topics and influence the government to change its policy.

HBAid

its range of activities includes many kind of services: national awareness-raising and education on developing countries, humanitarian assistance, disaster rescue, and helping disadvantaged Roma people, refugees and drug addicts, as well as a rehabilitation programme for disabled persons (FLAME Program). HBAid also supports many other specialist fields of humanitarian and development work including support for the needy and people affected by disasters, family assistance, elderly care, and promoting social equality for disadvantaged groups by providing recreation opportunities, as well as supporting refugees and facilitating their integration. To achieve all of the above, HBAid has established an internationally recognized and well-trained professional team, who continuously strive to improve and extend HBAid’s humanitarian relief and development work beyond its current borders.

The Hungarian Railway Museum

was opened in 2000 in Budapest. The exhibits take visitors through the entire history of the railways from the steam engines of the 1870s to the powerful electric engines of today. Visitors can not only admire the old machines, they can also try them out.

IMVF - Instituto Marquês de Valle Flôr

is a non-governmental organization for development (NGOD) that believes in the joint effort of millions of people around the world seeking to promote development for the poorest populations. IMVF focuses its intervention on Portuguese-speaking countries (CPLP) and takes on the mission of promoting socio-economic and cultural development.

IPL - the School of Education and Social Sciences of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria

is an institution of higher, continuous and specialized education, with experience in designing and delivering educational content for different audiences, namely on the topic of Development Education and Global Learning. It has also been offering undergraduate teacher training courses and continuous teacher training in São Tomé and Príncipe, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde and other locations for many years, bringing the benefit of all its institutional experience and competence in the area of Development Education.

Loures Municipal Museum is part of a network of museums & galleries

located in the Loures Municipality in Portugal. Loures Municipal Museum was established in 1986 and is set in a former convent for Franciscan Arrábidos friars dating from the 16th century. It is the network’s headquarters and houses collections of local archaeological and ethnographic items conveying the local history of the region.

It has two exhibition rooms, storage rooms open to the public and a documentation centre specializing in local history, an olive grove, and gardens, as well as a museum shop, a café with outdoor seating, parking, and disabled access. All Loures museums and exhibit rooms are equipped to receive disabled visitors or visitors with reduced mobility.

NHG –Naturhistorische Gesellschaft Nürnberg e.V.

is a well-renowned scientific society in Germany with more than 2000 members. It aims to promote scientific research, education and exhibitions. At the society, experts and laypersons work together researching, publishing and preserving the scientific collections across different disciplines. Lectures, courses and field trips are among its activities. The society runs the Museum of Natural History, which houses zoological, geological and archaeological collections, as well as ethnographic collections offering insights into the cultures of various regions in the South Seas, Africa, America and Siberia.

NZM - National Museum of Agriculture

is situated in Prague and has branches in Kačina, Ohrada and Valtice. The following main objectives fall within the museum’s remit: creating collections, scientific research, education, publishing and giving presentations, including presenting the museum´s results to both the professional community and the general public.

Associate organization

Eurosolar.cz

promotes renewable energy (RE) and renewable energy practices. Eurosolar.cz organizes lectures at various levels of education (high schools and universities) on RE and sustainable living, organizes conferences, translates professional books and texts, creates computer simulation programmes, provides advice and other specialist services. Eurosolar.cz presents yearly Czech solar energy prices and organizes international summer camps where participants work on concrete ecological projects in natural protected areas in West Bohemia.

Financing

This webpage has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this webpage are the sole responsibility of finep and the Museo Mundial project partners and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

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