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Democracy and participation | Education

WeBudget

The aim of the project is to broaden the way citizens can interact with local authorities, thus influencing decision-making. We believe that creative IT solutions can strengthen local participation and democratic processes. Accordingly, ...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Fearless Cities Warsaw summit

In Poland we are the inhabitants of very specific cities, recently transformed from central planning to free market environment. This is why our role in redefining the urban space and improving the quality of life in our cities is in our...
Social inclusion | Communities

VOICES and FACES

In our fluid world, nothing is stable. Communities are permanently in a state of flow. But, in our changing society, do we take time to meet the people who ARE the change? To get to know their stories? To care for them? Through emotion...
Democracy and participation

The right to know, a right for all

What happens when you use your right of Access to Information (Freedom of Information) to ask a government body for information and you get a refusal? We will provide people with a digital platform containing an accessible collection of...
Democracy and participation | Communities

The power of local participatory democracy

Local democracy seems to be the only promising future for European democracy. We want to give new energy to our global network of local governments, academics and NGOs working on the subject. We will host a 500-participant event to a) sh...
Migration | Education

Education for Cooperation and Development

There is a significant need of teaching democracy values in schools. In particular those related with multicultural diversity and inclusion of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, which is one of the present EU challenges. Schools ...
Arts and cultural activities | Education

Roma Heroes

How can you meet positive stories of Roma people? Do you know how can you be a hero in your life? We bring some dramas about Roma heroes, and discuss their challenges, decisions, activities as role models with the participants and inspir...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Jerusalem Intercultural Encounter

Jerusalem encounter helps selected european youth to reflect about the Judaeo-Christian western roots and Muslim culture, favouring a deep debate about western civilization and current need of democratic values in the EU. Jerusalem, a pl...
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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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