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Democracy and participation | Social inclusion

Trust Me

Social trust makes a big difference. Democratic societies are trusting societies meaning that trust makes democracy work. In Europe the level of social trust is low — in part because populations are diverse. How can we build more social ...
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Democracy and participation

Find your MEP in the 2019 elections

Citizens in the V4 region are not eager to participate in the elections to the European Parliament. We want to change it. We will encourage them to find the most suitable candidate and take part in the 2019 elections. We will provide th...
Communities | Education

Ziębice - Münsterberg. Polish-German cross

Anna from Ziębice (Lower Silesia) where her parents moved in 1946, has heard about cooling of PL-GER relations. She also has problems communicating with her grandson who thinks she is boring. Hans from Bielefeld, where he moved from Müns...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

The Voice of Hungary

How can democracy be re-made for the 21st century? How can the informed will of the people be discovered in an era of fake news, demagogic politicians and social media information cocoons? The answer: randomly select a representative sam...
Democracy and participation

Political Critique

PoliticalCritique.org is an online magazine for democracy, equality and culture beyond the nation-state. With our network of over 20 independent European publications we want to organize a series of real world meet-ups, to bridge the gap...
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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

FUTURE DOCS Expanded

The idea of human rights defenders inspiring documentary filmmakers to take up important but underrepresented issues proved to be viral. 3 years since the creation of FUTURE DOCS platform for activist-filmmaker cooperation, there are als...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Digital Stories Lab. Media and Democracy

The event focuses on digital works that shift boundaries of narratives and visual arts by using e.g. interaction, immersion, community-based creation of content. Program consists of: workshops (selected professionals of various fields ex...
Democracy and participation | Migration

MIGRANT CHANGEMAKERS BLAST

When an architect comes to live in a new country what happens? She opens a restaurant. And a nurse? Obviously, she will launch a singing competition. We want to use Ashoka European network to support the leaders of migrant groups in CEE ...

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