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Environment | Communities

Establishment of marine litter recycling stations

The program will focus on mapping, lifting up, collecting, recycling and reusing of the collected marine litter. Below are the two main components of the project: a) the establishment of marine litter and fishing net collection points ...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

DEMOCRACY FITNESS

Like muscles in general our democratic muscles require training. Democracy Fitness is a simple, active and motivating training concept. Each session takes 30 minutes and focus on one muscle. All sessions are designed after modern learnin...
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...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Sisters of Europe

A website displaying potraits of 16 European women of our times -writers, politicians, activists or normal women...- unveiling their personal stories and how they struggled with issues such as equal pay or sexism but also share their vis...
Environment | Communities

The Center for Garbage Studies

The Center for Garbage Studies represents a community driven platform for knowledge and experience sharing in finding sustainable solutions regarding waste issues. Through five concepts: Rethink, Reconnect, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (5Rs...
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Communities | Urban development

Urban Jamming

Urban Jamming is a co-design project aimed to create collaborative networks to find alternative, low-cost and creative solutions to reactivate urban voids across Europe. The process is lean and fast, it has been already tested in Palermo...
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Migration | Communities

Refugee Open Cities (ROC21)

Asylum homes burn, radical parties thrive and borders close: While Europe struggles with the so-called refugee crisis, we risk to fall back into a dark age of isolated nation states. „Refugee Open Cities“ tells a different story: This to...
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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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