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Democracy and participation | Migration

Act 9: FromPrison

"No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile" Act 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This act is is not effective, mainly becuase it was almost impossible to collect all data of all prisoners. We are m...
Democracy and participation | Arts and cultural activities

Architecture of Shame

How many places we look at today as sources of embarrassment could be recognized as a world cultural heritage tomorrow?Why should we be ashamed by architecture or parts of cities today? What are the contemporary relations between shame a...
Arts and cultural activities | Communities

Chopin: A Letter through the Parisian Years

Our age promotes a forgetfulness of the past, with its alluring new inventions that comes hand in hand with a recklessness only short of an unreflective machine. With my project “Chopin: A Letter through the Parisian years” I want to bri...

Collaborate for Social Impact (C4SI)

“Old problems. New solutions. Big impact.”
Communities | Urban development

Community-led Housing in Europe

Alongside public and private actors, organized inhabitant groups (Cooperatives, CLTs, Co-housing, etc.) play a crucial role in tomorrow’s sustainable urban development. In some Scandinavian and Swiss cities, civil society actors produce ...
Migration | Social inclusion

Connaction - Let's connect people together

Connaction is a project for refugees in Switzerland that purpose to reflect the culture of welcoming (Willkommenskultur) and the humanitarian tradition of Europe. The name "connaction" derives from the combination of "connecting" and "ac...
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...
Democracy and participation

European Citizens' Initiatives to Shape EU …

In the EU, people have had the power to take part in political decision-making for the past 4 years – but few recognise their power. We want to use ICTs to support the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) to become a better tool of partic...
Migration | Education


Our project supports refugees in Europe who want to realize own business ideas. A series of training sessions facilitate the development of successful (social) business models, provide hands on guidance towards their implementation and e...

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