Bridges – Puentes – Brücken’s First Workshop in Berlin!

Change happens on a local level! On 24 May, from 18:00 to 20:00, our project Bridges - Brücken - Puentes will host their first workshop! The workshop will take place at Impact Hub Berlin Friedrichstraße 246 10969 Berlin The workshop wants to tackle the growing disengagement with politics and sense of being unable to change something. Having surveyed and … Continue reading 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?

Futures of Europe in Cologne – Recap!

What kind of future would you like to live in? On Saturday, 22 April, 2017, from 14:00 to 17:30, our project "Futures of Europe" held its first workshop in Cologne, Germany, gathering citizens at the venue "die wohngemeinschaft" to discuss how their future could look like. A wrap-up of the workshop and pictures can be found on the project's website! Methodology of the … Continue reading Futures of Europe in Cologne – Recap!

Let’s do it: Integration

Posted on 3. April 2017 by Fiona Fritz fiona-fritz-modified

Closing borders, limiting immigration and a faster expulsion of criminal asylum seekers. These topics currently dominate the discourse on migration all over Europe. The numbers of people seeking refuge in Europe has been on the rise for the last 5-10 years. But since 2015 this topic is on the front pages of news outlets in Germany almost every single day. Merkel's "Wir schaffen das!" (We’ll make it!) was met with scepticism by parts of the population and many politicians.