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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 Incu…
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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 o…
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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 visio…
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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 corpo…
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Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Beyond '91 - Portrait of the "perestroika

7 countries. 7 reports. 7 languages. Exactly 25 years after the end of the Soviet Union, what are the most important daily issues facing the youth of the former Soviet states? We want to send young journalists to 7 countries (EST, LTU, LVA…
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Rural Talk Matters (RTM)

Although written in the genetics of the rural life, the power of transformation of community dialogue and space has been affected by labor migration, poverty and social exclusion. We plan to design an in-depth methodology that will help re…
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Democracy and participation | Migration

THE INVISIBLE PEOPLE

We will document and unveil the stories of immigrants in Eastern EU countries and the Balkans in order to show what difficulties they face when trying to integrate. There will be interviews with refugees in RO, HU and BG, followed by publi…
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Migration | Urban development

Golden Retreat. European reborn of forsaken micro

The 2008 economic crisis has had a strong impact on Southern Europe, driving many villages to lose their population because of their geographical isolation. Golden Retreat captures and reveals initiatives and innovating economies that give…
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Commons Watch Europe

Across Europe there is a surge in initiatives taking responsibility for their direct environment in a collaborative way, a true civic renaissance. Commons Watch Europe aims to launch the process of a shared political vision, strategy & ag…

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