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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, ...
Democracy and participation | Education

Education for the Prevention of Violence

The migrant crisis is challenging the cornerstones of democracy giving rise to far right populist movements across Europe. If as educators we fail to speak up for the rule of law and do not act to prevent injustices and radicalization, t...
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 | Education

Water for Democracy

In Europe most of us take clean water for granted. We also want to raise awareness of the right to clean water even in slums and refugee camps. We want to work with teachers and students in secondary schools across Europe while exploring...
Democracy and participation

Revitalizing European Democracy NOW!

The European Citizens Initiative is a pillar of European democracy but remains unknown and fails to really empower citizens. The revision process of the ECI that just started, is our opportunity to revitalize it, and with it, European de...
Democracy and participation

Model of Federal European Union

The Model Federal European Union is an innovative and intense simulation of the functioning of reformed European institutions, according to an advanced federal model. Around 150 young people from everywhere in Europe will gather to discu...
Democracy and participation

Political Critique

PoliticalCritique.org is an online magazine for democracy, equality and culture beyond the nation-state. With our network of over 20 independent European publications we want to organize a series of real world meet-ups, to bridge the gap...
Democracy and participation | Education

Languages as Bridges to Connect Democratic Schools

Human beings possess the astounding ability to understand each other and the world through languages. Language is a formidable tool that can transmit messages of love, hope, freedom, respect and cooperation. However, it can also be used ...
Democracy and participation | Education

Schools as Stepping Stones for Democracy

We propose a novel approach to dissemination by “physically” taking democratic practices to other schools. Members of the Learn to Change network will start the ball rolling in their own schools. In turn they will relay the good practic...

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