FutureLab Europe members interviewed by Malta’s multimedia project Beehive Malta 2017

As part of the Maltese presidency of the Council of the European Union, four Maltese journalists were sent to Brussels to capture different Europeans’ views and ideas on Europe. FutureLabbers Marsida Bandilli, Matilda Flemming, Doris Manu and Simona Pronckute offered their take on the EU’s achievements, its challenges and its future, touching upon female leadership, democratic rights, peace and development.

The iron fists in Poland and Macedonia: too similar but too bad!

8. March 2016 by Ivan Stefanovski

ivan-stefanovski2In the aftermath of the elections, which took place in October 2015, Polish voters swung even further to the right on the ideological scale. Although many had expected that Jarosław Kaczyński’s Law and Justice Party would opt for strong conservative values, few had predicted the speed with which the new establishment would tighten its grip on society, infringing on rights and freedoms and undermining European values.

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A golden cage is still a cage

Posted on 08. December 2015

by Marta Remacha Recio

marta-remacha-recio-modifiedThree weeks after Paris attacks, Europe is still in shock. 130 civilians are dead, sending a very clear message not only to French citizens, but to every European: ‘you are not safe at home’. For 70 years, no war has broken out in the EU’s territory and Europeans naturally want to keep this secure and peaceful environment. With this aim, almost all European governments have reinforced security measures, but is this really the way to guarantee security?

FutureLab Europe discussed the Future of Democracy in Belgium

20. October 2014 On October 17-18, 2014 Futurelabers met in Brussels on the occasion of a workshop on “The State of Democracy in Belgium”. During the two-day workshop, the group discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the current system and worked on participants’ own proposals to improve the quality of Belgium’s democracy. The main aim … Continue reading FutureLab Europe discussed the Future of Democracy in Belgium

Instead of Twerk & Selfie

Posted on 29. August 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski Words are the greatest weapon that humankind has ever made. Some may find it controversial to compare them with rifles, bazooka’s or missiles, but if you think about it, every conflict in human history started with words, and then they were used to justify the use of violence. … Continue reading Instead of Twerk & Selfie