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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, ...
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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

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...
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Democracy and participation | Education

The European Civics Academy

The idea is a pan-European and traveling advocacy school empowering citizens to bring systemic change at local and EU level, acting alone or in tandem with civil society organisations. By building on the methodology designed by The Good ...
Environment | Urban development

Collaborative platform EL

El-Recetario.net is a collaborative platform for research, experimentation and use of waste to build objects, spaces and systems, where the user community shares everything they do and how they do it, learning from it and collaborating w...
Social inclusion | Migration

Invisible migrants

There is another migration, which crosses the EU border every year by significant amounts. Some of these migrants are Roma. This could be referred as invisible migration. Moreover, gaps in national integration policies lead to local eco...
Migration | Communities

Repopulating an Abandoned Village Using Social …

There are nearly 3,000 abandoned villages in Spain. What should we do? We are forming a group of remote workers to "group buy" one of these villages. Remote work is becoming increasingly common, and it can mitigate a serious problem: You...
Education

Food CHAlleNGE HUB

Food CHAlleNGE HUB- the space of ViVid solutions for food issues! Nutritionists, permaculturists, architects,environmental experts, sociologists, cookers & marketing specialists will empower you to make a sustainability shift on how you...
Communities | Education

Peace Train Europe

In July 2016 CISV Germany starts the first stage of the “Peace Train Europe” with 15 young people from different countries with the mission of inspiring action for a more just and peaceful world, travelling 6 stations across Germany, Fra...

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