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Democracy and participation | Education

What have we forgot while we tried to memorize

A war in Bosnia though depicted as a civil war was also described as “continuation of the Second World War” by many respective thinkers. Suddenly old animosities became reality after the first grenade had hit Sarajevo in 1992. 23 years l...
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Democracy and participation | Urban development

Incubator for Participatory Democracy in Europe

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 In...
Democracy and participation | Education

DARE-THINK University Network for European ideas

Europe cannot integrate with real democracy, as there’s no European “demos” (common identity): no common parties, media or debates. We need a digital platform where ideas (not news, but reflection and analysis) from all media, think tank...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Salon for Social Art

The Salon for Social Art brings all different members of a community together . The general design is the free dialogue with the audience on the basis of an artistic introduction in the form of a performance and a topic-specific speech. ...
Democracy and participation | Education

LEADERSWATCH

LeadersWatch ranks politicians according to their democratic quality. It aims to • empower citizens, make politicians accountable and advocate for responsible democrats • provide information for citizens to vote smartly by highlighti...
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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...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Trial Europe

With our concept of dramatized trial we aim to promote the dialogue between citizens and understanding of the European Union’s role and range of action. Citizens meet with artists, lawyers, and experts on European Union to co-create a mo...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Creative activism caravan

The nomadic Creative Activism Caravan is networking between the agents of change in the local communities across Europe. Traveling from commune to commune, Caravan exchanges with news, ideas and inspiration, in collaborative hands-on wor...
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Democracy and participation | Education

The European Civics Academy

The idea is a pan-European and traveling advocacy school empowering citizens to bring systemic change at local and EU level, acting alone or in tandem with civil society organisations. By building on the methodology designed by The Good ...

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