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Challenge  |  Invitation  |  Democracy

Celebrating five years of Advocate Europe – the people behind the projects - Irina Paraschivoiu

An interview with Irina Paraschivoiu, one of the creators of EscapeFake, an interactive augmented reality escape room where young people from the age of 14 can learn about fake news.
on June 14, 2019
Invitation  |  Democracy

Sisters of Europe: Two Leaders, Seventeen Stories, One Goal

Through a celebration of diverse female voices, this journalistic project goes beyond reporting and will bring concrete demands from women all across Europe to the European Parliament. This is Sisters of Europe, 17 stories that have one common goal: make Europe a better place for women.
on June 12, 2019
Invitation  |  Democracy

Lobbying, for Citizens’ Sake

Brussels, with its 25,000 lobbyists, is a Mecca for special interests. In fact, corporate lobbyists outnumber representatives from NGOs and unions in the European Parliament by 60%. In light of that basic numerical reality, The Good Lobby is, in a way, the embodiment of the old adage, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” In The Good Lobby’s view, ...
on June 11, 2019

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Since 2014 we have collected more than 1,500 ideas from 42 European countries, connected 49,745 people on our online platform and invested in 25 winning initiatives that pilot new answers for a common European future.

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Our idea space collects all ideas that have been submitted in the three rounds of our idea challenge. You can filter the ideas along your interests and comment on them to share your feedback and expertise.

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Each of the seven winning ideas from all over Europe has received their funding to implement their project until September 2019. Stay updated on their progress with their project journey..

Advocate Europe is an idea challenge realised by MitOst and Liquid Democracy, funded by Stiftung Mercator.