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Democracy and participation | Communities

Commons Watch Europe

Across Europe there is a surge in initiatives taking responsibility for their direct environment in a collaborative way, a true civic renaissance. Commons Watch Europe aims to launch the process of a shared political vision, strategy & ...
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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 ...
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Communities | Urban development

Europe Impact Buzz

Goal of the project is to engage Europeans into multicultural and cross-national collaboration to solve local urban challenges together. It will be realised through connecting young professionals and local initiators by mean of a digital...
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Communities | Education

Hate Free Cities

Hate Free Cities is a long-term project connecting 4 cities in 4 countries - Brno, Czech republic, Herceg Novi, Montenegro, Tbilisi, Georgia and Lodz, Poland to become cities without hate speech. We are bringing innovative approaches to ...
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Arts and cultural activities | Communities

Living Legends - European Narratives digitalized

Living Legends is an intergenerational project that connects tradition with digital culture. It´s focused on the mapping and the illustration of oral history considering the ancient knowledge,myths and legends told by the elderly. Its di...
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Migration | Communities

Refugee Open Cities (ROC21)

Asylum homes burn, radical parties thrive and borders close: While Europe struggles with the so-called refugee crisis, we risk to fall back into a dark age of isolated nation states. „Refugee Open Cities“ tells a different story: This to...
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Democracy and participation | Communities

Road Works Sessions - Frictions & Energies

Physics teach us that friction creates energy. We at the European Democracy Lab (EDL) believe this is also true for society and democracy: we want critics and advocates of Europe to meet and discuss, to turn energies from frictions into ...
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Arts and cultural activities | Communities

Transcending Borders

The forum’s program - the result of collaboration among cultural activists from West/East Ukraine and EU partners will include over 90 cultural events: visual art, music, theater, literature, film, lecture & discussion program with a foc...
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Communities | Urban development

Urban Jamming

Urban Jamming is a co-design project aimed to create collaborative networks to find alternative, low-cost and creative solutions to reactivate urban voids across Europe. The process is lean and fast, it has been already tested in Palermo...

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