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Democracy and participation

Practising Europe from the Bottom up

The future of Europe has to be developped from bottom up – through a lively European democratic practice. Citizens across Europe should become aware of their responsibilities for the European project. We need a new culture of cooperation...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

In Search of Democracy 3.0

At the beginning of the 21st century we perceive that European citizens have anti-establishment feelings, technological developments like social media and artificial intelligence and migration flows put pressure on debates about borders ...
Democracy and participation | Communities

European Glass Bead Game

Connecting policymakers, decisionmakers, artists, citizens and scientists via the Glass Bead Game. Inspired by Hermann Hesse's novel 'Das Glasperlenspiel' (1943). A profound and interactive game for adressing societal issues interdiscipl...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Pan European cooperative media company

Up to 70% of journalism will be produced by the growing ecosystem of freelance journalists. Centralized and institutional infrastructure, production and distribition is transitioning to a networked structure. It is vital for the future ...
Democracy and participation | Social inclusion

Di I Belong

The notion of ‘belonging’ – which is both a fundamental human emotion and a political project, and all about ways of being different and managing difference – is a valuable prism through which we can consider the other key problems that ...
Democracy and participation

Exchanging views with expats

Political participation in Europe needs a transnational perspective and a better mutual understanding of people from all parts of Europe. The presence of expats in many big cities from different European countries could be used to stimul...
Democracy and participation

Europe beyond the pro-EU bubble

At Yes Europe Lab, we dare to go where no one else dares to go. We want to deliver a mass “deep-canvassing” campaign in the heart of Eurosceptic and anti-EU electorates. Our short-term goal is to understand their hopes, anger and fears, ...
Democracy and participation | Education

Collectively developing love as a …

We, the Love Foundation, will organize a series of three inclusive, transnational Think Tank sessions, that will build upon each other to explore and define love as a multidimensional concept based on ideas of engaged citizens from all o...
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Democracy and participation

Cross-border Journalism goes Europe

Cuts to budgets across all media outlets make journalist’s lives more difficult. This happens at a time when cross-border reporting is crucial for cohesion and intercultural understanding in Europe. In the strong belief that collaborativ...

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