Workshop “Futures of Europe” in Cologne!

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" will organise a workshop in Cologne, Germany, gathering around 20 citizens at "die wohngemeinschaft" to discuss how their future could look like. The participants, coming from different parts of the city and having diverse cultural backgrounds, will … Continue reading Workshop “Futures of Europe” in Cologne!

Workshop “Skill Up!” in Athens!

How to skill up your future? On Saturday, 29 April, 2017 (from 10:30 to 14:30), the first workshop of FutureLab Europe's project Skill Up! will be held in Athens at the Impact HUB Athens. In collaboration with The Language Project, the team of Techfugees, the magazine Solomon and Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, the workshop led by Violetta Tsitsiliani  … Continue reading Workshop “Skill Up!” in Athens!

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.

Futures of Europe

By fostering European community spirit and democratic participation, the Futures of Europe project will bring local citizens together in two urban workshops in Cologne and Copenhagen to develop new visions for the future of Europe. In preparation for the project, an online platform will be set up to reach out to a wider audience, share the workshop results and enable participation … Continue reading Futures of Europe