About us

The Initiative Mittel- und Osteuropa e.V. (InMOE) is an international non-profit network that strengthens, unites, and inspires young civil society actors to effect positive change in their communities. Since 2008, we have conducted trainings, forums, and other events that empower individuals and foster international partnerships. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, we connect around 30 diverse member organizations from Belarus, the Czech Republic, Germany, Moldova, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine.

We support the development of young civil society initiatives in the following spheres:

Civic
Capacity-Building

Arts &
Culture

Human Rights &
Diversity

Environmental
Sustainability

Together, we aim to foster a sustainable network of civil society actors and organizations founded on the values of tolerance, intercultural understanding, and democratic governance.

Goals

  • To strengthen the civil capacity of our members, participants & volunteers
  • To connect civic actors in Central & Eastern Europe
  • To inspire & support new projects

Methods

  • International workshops, seminars & forums
  • Youth exchanges
  • Organizational meetings
  • Round tables

Values

  • Diversity & tolerance
  • “Bottom-up” activism
  • Transparent & non-hierarchical governance
  • Sustainability

Our Team

Sebastian Hasse

Sebastian Hasse

1st Chairperson
I have been involved with InMOE since 2012. The organization and the people involved with InMOE have become an essential part of life. So as the [...]
Timo Pfender

Timo Pfender

2nd Chairperson
Timo holds a Bachelor degree in European Studies with a social science orientation and the geographical focus on Central- and Eastern Europe. At the [...]
Özlem Gündoğdu

Özlem Gündoğdu

Treasurer
Özlem has a Bachelor degree in European Studies and a Master degree in Eastern European Studies with a major in law. She is also an IPMA [...]
Angela Starovoytova

Angela Starovoytova

Associate
Angela is involved with InMOE since 2008-2009 through establishing a partnership with the Network when was still the Head of the INGO [...]
Patrycja Pociecha

Patrycja Pociecha

Associate
Online education specialist. My job is a perfect combinations of the things I enjoy: asking creative questions, bringing clarity, [...]
Otari Glonti

Otari Glonti

Associate
My name is Otari and I am a true child of the 90s! I was born in Georgia with Georgian, Russian, Polish, Jewish and Ukrainien roots but grown up since [...]

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