FutureLab Europe members have developed five projects that will be rolled out throughout 2017. Touching on European identity, equal opportunities and democratic values, the projects will be implemented on the local level in 11 countries, from Spain to Ukraine. With their trans-European outlook, the projects combine local civic engagement with heartfelt European citizenship. The results will be presented in our September Autumn Conference in Brussels.
Fostering European community spirit and democratic participation, the project Futures of Europe will gather local citizens 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 workshops’ … Continue reading Futures of Europe
Empowering refugee women to tell their stories, the project Letters to Europe – Female Refugees Telling Their Stories touches upon the topics of equal opportunities, European identity, and combatting stereotypes. The tri-national team will reach out to female refugees in Spain, Germany and the Netherlands to share their stories in a book with texts in … Continue reading Letters to Europe – Female Refugees Telling Their Stories
Empowering the voice of young people and feeding into the discourse about European identity, the project YourThought.eu – All different and all together will contrast the academic discourse on what being European means with views from young European citizens. An interactive online platform will build the basis for a year-long dialogue with scholars, young citizens … Continue reading YourThought.eu – All different and all together
Aiming to foster equal opportunities for young people in Europe, the project Skill Up! will use a series of social entrepreneurship workshops to empower young, vulnerable and marginalised groups in Greece and Norway. Bringing together young asylum seekers and Roma with young professionals that have a strong link to social entrepreneurship, the workshops will aim … Continue reading Skill Up!