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Here are the seven winning project proposals 2018 by challenge participants.

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Democracy and participation | Migration

IF YOU WANT IT, EUROPE IS NOT A DREAM!

Neo-Nationalism is endangering Europe. The claim for retro-sovereignity will not prohibit an upcoming post-Westphalian 21st century. Political imagination should take the lead over Realpolitik. Acknowledging the continuities of coloniali...
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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

TraceMap-Fighting Misinformation with Transparency

In social media, populist parties have found the perfect platforms for their deliberate use of misinformation to disturb and emotionalize political debates. In this setting, fact-based discussions have become virtually impossible. To tac...
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Democracy and participation | Social inclusion

Reshaping Democracy Through Compassion

To overcome the crisis of creativity in project-based routine work of civic tech activists from broadly understood CEE region, we should look for new ways of designing more efficient and better-tailored changes to CEE and EU democracies....
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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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Migration | Education

Education as Advocacy: Giving Voice to Refugees

People fleeing conflict or desperate situations seek refuge in Europe, only to find that they are marginalized from public life and democratic participation. The aim of our project is to ensure the meaningful inclusion and participation ...
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Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

European Tax Equality Tribunal

Tax scandals have become a recurring feature in the EU. The Paradise Papers revealed that some member states are attractive tax havens for multinationals. The cases provoked a sense of injustice among European citizens, but little politi...
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Democracy and participation

Digital Identity, Citizenship &Democracy in Europe

There is an increasing gap between citizens and governing bodies in the EU. EU citizens must have more direct voice in politics. ICT’s offer ways to make the EU a living democracy. We see Random-Sample Voting (RSV) as a cost-effective to...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

School of Transnational Politics

Millions of Europeans know that Europe has to change, but we don’t collectively know how to do it, or even how to talk about it. As politics moves beyond the nation state, we need to invent new forms of activism and this includes new nar...

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