The first training in the framework of the project “Improvement of management, fundraising and communication of civil society in Ukraine” will be held on November 8-10 in Kyiv. Leading experts from the Hungarian Baptist Aid (Hungarian Baptist Aid) will teach about in strategic management and teamwork.
Dr. Béla Szilágyi – International Relations and Humanitarian Assistance Expert, Vice President of Hungarian Baptist Aid
Béla Szilágyi is the Vice President of Hungarian Baptist Aid, one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Hungary. He has close to 20 years of humanitarian program experience. He designed and implemented many social, relief and development projects and has worked with thousands of refugees and IDPs in Hungary and dozens of other countries including North Korea, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Vietnam, Haiti, Kosovo, Myanmar (Burma) and Sri Lanka. Béla is a doctor of law and is a regular lecturer at Fordham University’s humanitarian assistance courses.
Csaba Lukács – Journalist and Expert on Conflict and Humanitarian Issues, long-time volunteer and activist of Hungarian Baptist Aid
Csaba Lukács is a journalist who works for Magyar Nemzet (Hungarian Nation), one of the largest daily newspapers in Hungary. He has travelled to and reported from most countries in the world, participating in the largest humanitarian disasters of the past 15 years both as a reporter and a humanitarian volunteer. Csaba has reported from countries like North Korea, Cuba, Bolivia and from a dozen conflict and natural disaster situations. Besides writing, he also volunteers for Hungarian Baptist Aid and has carried out a dozen aid and relief missions worldwide.
Dávid Gál – International Relations and Humanitarian Assistance Expert, Director of International Programs of Hungarian Baptist Aid
Dávid Gál is the Director of International Programs of Hungarian Baptist Aid, one of the largest humanitarian organizations in Hungary. He has close to 20 years of humanitarian program experience. He designed and implemented many social, relief and development projects and has worked with thousands of migrants (refugees and IDPs) in Hungary and dozens of other countries including Afghanistan, Cambodia, DR of Congo, Haiti, India, Iran, Kosovo, Macedonia, Malawi, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro (Yugoslavia), Sri Lanka and South Sudan. David is currently working towards an MA degree in International Humanitarian Action at Fordham University in New York City and he holds a degree in International Relations.
We remind that the training “Capacity Building Training in Strategic Management and Team Work” is conducted within the framework of the project “Improvement of management, fundraising and communication of civil society in Ukraine” with the financial support of the program of the Visegrad Fund and the Government of the Netherlands, and is the first of seven trainings to be held in Ukraine. Upon completion of the training cycle, the participants who demonstrate the best readiness will be able to make an introductory visit to one of the partner organizations in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary or Poland.
The project is implemented by 5 European partner organizations: ADRA Slovensko (Slovakia), PMM – Polish Medical Mission (Poland), ADRA Česká republika (Czech Republic), HBA – Hungarian Baptist Aid (Hungary) and ADRA Ukraine (Ukraine).