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Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

European Heartbeats - From emotions to vision

What would emerge if a Polish plumber, a Belgian farmer, a German civil servant and a Greek chef shared their experiences, values and visions in relation to Europe, expressed what Europe means in their life, what makes their heart beat, ...
Arts and cultural activities | Communities

Euro Babble

Euro Babble is an online magazine for regular citizens. It will feature in-depth investigative pieces on key underreported European issues and regions, translations of compelling local European news stories that slipped under the radar, ...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Indigenous people: the forgotten EU citizens.

Together in Diversity? An EU leitmotiv that indigenous peoples cannot relate to. Several indigenous peoples live on EU territory: among them Sami and Guyanese Amerindians. Sápmi and Guyana: two widely separated lands with common human ri...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Basic Income - Door-Opener for Democracy

The project aims to convey the idea of a basic income to European citizens. An interactive touring exhibition, a comprehensive website and an art installation – will show the relevance of a UBI for a crisis-ridden Europe as a whole. Peop...
Democracy and participation | Communities

theActivist.eu

Everyday we see things we wish were different in our city,country or at EU level.Sometimes we sign a petition or share a post on social media but often we don't take further action as we lack a team of people with the right skills that s...
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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...
Communities | Education

"Catalogue of women" project

"Catalogue of women"* project has 3 main goals: 1. support and grow the Alumnae network of European schools. 2. develop workshops with focus on girls mentoring at four schools (Varese, Karlsruhe, Uccle, Luxembourg) open for everyone i...
Democracy and participation | Communities

Chance for Democracy

Our lab for audiences between 30-70 participants seeks to perform new concepts of democratic plenum. It includes the selection of randomly chosen participants, the discussion of policy-related topics and permanent symbols of citizens emp...
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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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