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Democracy and participation | Education

Water for Democracy

In Europe most of us take clean water for granted. We also want to raise awareness of the right to clean water even in slums and refugee camps. We want to work with teachers and students in secondary schools across Europe while exploring...
Democracy and participation | Education

Education for the Prevention of Violence

The migrant crisis is challenging the cornerstones of democracy giving rise to far right populist movements across Europe. If as educators we fail to speak up for the rule of law and do not act to prevent injustices and radicalization, t...
Democracy and participation | Education

Schools as Stepping Stones for Democracy

We propose a novel approach to dissemination by “physically” taking democratic practices to other schools. Members of the Learn to Change network will start the ball rolling in their own schools. In turn they will relay the good practic...
Democracy and participation | Education

Languages as Bridges to Connect Democratic Schools

Human beings possess the astounding ability to understand each other and the world through languages. Language is a formidable tool that can transmit messages of love, hope, freedom, respect and cooperation. However, it can also be used ...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Indigenous people: the forgotten EU citizens.

Together in Diversity? An EU leitmotiv that indigenous peoples cannot relate to. Several indigenous peoples live on EU territory: among them Sami and Guyanese Amerindians. Sápmi and Guyana: two widely separated lands with common human ri...
Democracy and participation | Education

Embedding Europe in the Journalism of Tomorrow

The debate on the EU is toxic today, as seen in the Brexit vote, with incomplete/false info in the media & the rising role of the tabloids. It is crucial to educate the next generation of journalists in order to provide them with tools t...
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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...
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Democracy and participation

Let me vote where I live!

Let Me Vote aims at granting European citizens the right to vote in regional and national elections in their EU country of residence regardless of nationality. Promoting the exercise of these civil rights will strengthen people’s feeling...
Democracy and participation

Model of Federal European Union

The Model Federal European Union is an innovative and intense simulation of the functioning of reformed European institutions, according to an advanced federal model. Around 150 young people from everywhere in Europe will gather to discu...

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