Getting civil society organisations and the private sector involved in citizenship education

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How can Belgium’s democratic participation be improved? The improvement of democracy in Belgium can come about through reactivating civic engagement, but civic engagement, in turn, depends on adequate levels of education: citizens need to know why it is worth to mobilise and how they can do it.

[Recap] Futures of Europe Workshop in Copenhagen!

What kind of future would you like to live in? On Saturday, 24 June, 2017, from 13:00–17:30, our project Futures of Europe held its second workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark, in the soon-to-be-opened Litteraturhuset ved Vandkunsten. Read the project's individual workshop recap here and stay in touch with the project via Facebook!  FutureLab Europe members Louise Roesen Abildgaard, Simon Höher and Moritz Borchardt invited locals, friends and students to picture … Continue reading [Recap] Futures of Europe Workshop in Copenhagen!

[Behind the scenes] Skill Up! Workshop in Bergen

How to "skill up" your future? On Saturday, 3 June 2017, from 11:30 to 16:00, our project Skill Up! hosted its second workshop at the Impact Hub Bergen, a home for creative minds and social entrepreneurs located  in famous old-town neighborhood Bryggen . With the help and support of process leader and facilitator Silje Grastveit, FutureLabber Stine … Continue reading [Behind the scenes] Skill Up! Workshop in Bergen

[Recap] Bridges – Puentes – Brücken’s First Workshop in Berlin

Change happens on a local level! On Wednesday, 24 May, from 18:00 to 20:00, our project Bridges - Brücken - Puentes hosted their first workshop at Impact Hub Berlin! The workshop aimed to tackle citizens’ growing disengagement with politics and sense of being unable to change something, offering a new approach to citizenship. Against the background of a survey … Continue reading [Recap] Bridges – Puentes – Brücken’s First Workshop in Berlin

Emmanuel Macron – a populist elitist?

by Enja Sæthren

Enja Sæthren NEWWe got lucky this time. France said no to xenophobia, closed borders and hatred by electing Emmanuel Macron as the next president of the French Republic with 66 % of the votes. The French refused to follow in the footsteps of the British and the Americans, but how confident can we really be that this was the last battle? Has the fight against right-wing extremism already been won?