Monday, 23 June 2014

TRIALOG Partner Becomes CONCORD's New President

Johannes Trimmel from the Austrian Development NGO platform has been elected as the new CONCORD President at the annual General Assembly of the European confederation, replacing Joanna Maycock, who stepped down to take up a new role as secretary general at the European Women’s Lobby. Mr Trimmel is a long standing TRIALOG advisory group member. With his vast experience of over 20 years in the field of development cooperation he has been contributing significantly to the project since its beginnings. Mr Trimmel is also the director of international programme support and policies in the TRIALOG partner organisation “Light for the World” which focuses on the inclusion of persons with disabilities living in poverty in developing countries.

Read Johannes Trimmel’s first media interview and watch the webinar video here.

New CONCORD board member from EU13
Olivia Baciu from the Romanian National Platform FOND was elected board member. Ms Baciu, who is the president of the board of FOND and Executive Director of Partners Foundation for Local Development in Romania, also forms part of the TRIALOG advisory group.

For more details on the current CONCORD board members please visit their website.

Croatian Platform joins CONCORD
The Confederation grew in size welcoming two new members, the Croatian NGO platform CROSOL and the SOS Children’s Villages. CROSOL is formed by 24 NGOs that have strong experience in the fields of protection of women rights, environment, peacebuilding and transitional justice, youth, education, migration and culture.

Find all CONCORD members here.

TRIALOG congratulates all newly elected board members and the Croatian platform.
In the photo (from left): Olivia Baciu, Rebecca Steel-Jasinska (TRIALOG), Johannes Trimmel.


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