The official opening of the Donauwandel Forum will take place on October, 30th 2013 from 10 a.m. at the Europe Hall of the theater (Dohodno zdanie) in Ruse. The Forum is a joint project of Foundation Agapedia, Foundation Liebenau, Diakonie Baden, the Baden-Württemberg Foundation and the International Elias Canetti Society, Ruse. The aim of the project is to establish a network of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the social sphere and from the sphere of education in all countries part of the European Union Strategy of the Danube Region.

The upcoming Donauwandel meeting in Ruse will offer an opportunity for exchange and discussion with some of the most prominent theoreticians and practitioners from different European countries on topic Challenging Social Innovations in the Danube Region Social Enterpreneurship, Welfare State & Civil Society, in order to answer the question how to found efficient and successful public-private partnerships in the Danube region in future.