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Democracy and participation

Citizens’ Call for Transparent Trilogues

75% of EU legislation is decided behind closed doors in the so-called Trilogues, according to procedures that are not envisaged in the Treaties and are not transparent. EU legislation determines up to 80% of the laws that affect citizens...
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Democracy and participation | Education

Academic Participatory Policymaking

Uneven stakeholder consultations advance the perception of the EU as a policymaker ‘behind-closed-doors’. When large corporations spent some €838 million for lobbying in Brussels, academics and small nonprofits have a much weaker positio...
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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 | Environment

End Ecocide on Earth

All life on earth vitally depends on intact ecosystems. Our current economic system, however, leads to ecocide, the large-scale damage and destruction of ecosystems. In order to enforce criminal accountability for decision-makers and cor...
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Social inclusion

Into Society through Sport

The project aims to promote disabled sport in Armenia by creating a network of disabled sport clubs in different cities. These sport clubs will be a major step towards the social inclusion of disabled persons in Armenia; they will provid...
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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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Arts and cultural activities | Migration

“Breathing in Reverse

This ‘social inclusion’ project zooms in on refugees in their new environment.Two artists will spark a dialogue by sharing narratives between refugees and locals on the spot (children and adults), with new perspectives through: 1. artist...
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Democracy and participation

SchengenWatch - people for a border-free EU

1.7 million Europeans cross a border every day, but countries are re-imposing border controls and the very future of a borderless EU, guaranteed by the Schengen Agreement, is currently in question. SchengenWatch will network people toget...
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Democracy and participation

Transform Europe

There is a clear need at present for a broad, European, cross-sectoral, civil society alliance that is dedicated to ensuring the effective implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the EU & its Member States. European...

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