24. June 2017

Workshop “Futures of Europe!” in Copenhagen!

Copenhagen_events smallOn Saturday, 24 June, 2017, from 13:00–17:30, our project Futures of Europe will hold its second workshop in Copenhagen, Denmark. The workshop will take place at Litteraturhuset ved Vandkunsten. With negative headlines about our present dominating the news, FutureLab Europe members Louise Abildgaard, Simon Höher and Moritz Borchardt encourage their fellow citizens to look beyond the immediate horizon and picture a positive future of Copenhagen and the European environment it is embedded in.

3. June 2017

Workshop “Skill Up!” in Bergen!

bergen smallOn Saturday, 3 June (from 12:00 to 16:00), our project Skill Up! hosted its second workshop at the Impact Hub Bergen. FutureLab Europe member Stine Solvoll Navarsete invited young immigrants and asylum seekers in Bergen to discover the concept of social entrepreneurship. How can social entrepreneurship help vulnerable groups to participate in the economy and use their skills and experience in a meaningful way?

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24. May 2017

Workshop “Bridges” in Berlin!

berlin-1932468_1920_small_2On Wednesday, 24 May (from 18:00 to 20:00), FutureLab Europe’s project Bridges – Puentes – Brücken held their first workshop at Impact Hub Berlin. Tackling the growing disengagement from active citizenship, the workshop led by Héloise Le Masne gathered citizens from different neighborhoods of Berlin to identify recurrent problems in their neighborhoods and find solutions to solve them.

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29. April 2017

Workshop “Skill Up!” in Athens!

Academy_of_Athens_2009-1On 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 Techfugeesthe magazine Solomon and Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, the workshop led by Violetta Tsitsiliani  aims to introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship to young immigrants and asylum seekers with the ultimate objective of promoting social integration and equal employment opportunities.

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22. April 2017

Workshop “Futures of Europe” in Cologne!

cologne workshop eventsOn 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 discuss possible future developments in their city looking beyond the immediate horizon. They will also debate how the European environment that Cologne is embedded in could influence such developments.

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16. January 2017

FutureLab Europe welcomed 18 new participants to its 2017 Annual Forum in Brussels

events annual forumFor its 2017 edition, FutureLab Europe selected 18 bright and committed young Europeans who want to play a role in the future of Europe by implementing a project with a civic impact. Selected participants convened in Brussels from 10 to 13 January 2017 for a 4 days seminar on occasion of the FutureLab Europe Annual Forum, whereby they became official members of FutureLab Europe’s sixth generation.

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29. November 2016

Europe@debate: What role for young people in protecting democracy in Europe?


On Tuesday 29 November 2016 FutureLab Europe debated the role of young people in protecting democracy in Europe with Brando Benifei, Member of the European Parliament, Elisa Lironi, Digital Democracy and Campaigning Manager at the European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) and Artur Wieczorek, Secretary General of the Federation of Young European Greens.

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18. April 2016

FutureLab Europe’s fifth generation discussed democratic participation with MEP Sven Giegold and DG EAC Director Antonio Silva Mendes


FutureLab Europe’s fifth generation discussed its publication “Bring Back the Citizens! How to Revive Democratic Participation for a citizens-led Europe” with Antonio Silva Mendes, Director for Youth and Sport at DG Education and Culture in the European Commission and Sven Giegold, Member of the European Parliament.

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29. February 2016

FutureLab Europe discussed social entrepreneurship with MEP Sofia Ribeiro at the Ronda Forum 2016


On February 26-27, 2016 FutureLab Europe took part in the Ronda Forum 2016, an international forum organised by the Real Maestranza Foundation and ITER Alumni. This year’s Forum, entitled The Cities We Want, The Cities We Need, focused on social entrepreneurship and its role in transforming Europe’s small cities and peripheral regions into attractive places for its citizens, especially for the young generation.

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20. October 2015

FutureLab Europe participated in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2015

berlin-foreing-policy-forum-2015On November 9-10, a delegation of five FutureLab Europe participants took part in the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2015. FutureLabbers joined a remarkable crowd of around 200 eminent politicians, government representatives, experts and journalists and voiced their opinions on current German and European foreign policy issues.

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09. September 2015

FutureLab Europe welcomed 24 new participants to its 2015 Annual Forum in Brussels


From 20 to 25 September, the fifth generation of FutureLab Europe participants travelled to Brussels to take part in the 2015 FutureLab Europe Annual Forum. During the week-long programme, FutureLabbers got a thorough introduction to FutureLab Europe’s focal topics – Active Democracy, Equal Opportunities and European Identity – by meeting top level EU decision makers, NGO representatives, journalists and business leaders.

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