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The Advocate Europe Shortlist 2017/2018. All ideas submitted by challenge participants.

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Democracy and participation | Communities

27 sisters: Women and power in today’s Europe.

A website displaying interviews of 27 engaged European women of our times (writers, politicians, activists, artists etc) unveiling their personal stories and how they struggled with issues such as equal pay or sexism but also their visio...
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Democracy and participation

Access to information to counter fake news on EU

Austria, Hungary and Poland experience pressure on democratic space, have disastrously poor access to information rules and a prevailing culture of secrecy. To keep citizens informed, combat fake news about the EU and fight corruption, w...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Afropea

It's almost 100 years since the birth of the Harlem Renaissance, which brought together and empowered black communities from across the diaspora. In researching this period we discovered its success was due to the connection & conviviali...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Building a pan-European, progressive movement

VOLT is a progressive political movement. Young Europeans are disillusioned by or disenfranchised with politics and traditional parties. A whole generation does not vote and consequently leaves the political space to populists and extrem...
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Democracy and participation

Citizens’ Call for Transparent Trilogues

75% of EU legislation is decided behind closed doors in the so-called Trilogues, according to procedures that are not envisaged in the Treaties and are not transparent. EU legislation determines up to 80% of the laws that affect citizens...
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Democracy and participation | Urban development

City Democracy Incubator

Across Europe, cities are experimenting with participatory democracy, in budgeting, in planning and in city services. Too often, those experiments are small-scale, disconnected and fail to transition from experiment to mainstream. The Ci...
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Communities | Urban development

Community currency to stimulate urban development

The modern monetary system motivates to accumulate money. Our goal is an active circulation of money in city communities by active spending on important local projects developed by city activists. We have an ecosystem for full circle of ...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

DEMOCRACY FITNESS

Training democratic competencies is a neglected field. Like muscles in general our democratic muscles require training. When we fail to do this, our democratic muscles become weak - weakening the entire democratic body of Europe. DEMOCR...
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Democracy and participation

Digital Identity, Citizenship &Democracy in Europe

There is a deep and broad gap between citizens and governing bodies in the EU. EU citizens must have more voice in politics. ICT’s offer ways to make the EU a living democracy. E-voting can intensify control of EU policies by citizens. T...

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