Register now: Theatre performance and book launch – “Letters to Europe – refugee women write” – 16 September in Berlin and 21 September in Brussels

28. August 2017 The team behind Letters to Europe is pleased to invite you to join the launch of the book "Letters to Europe - refugee women write" and the theatre performance "refugee (woman) : )", based on the stories of female refugees included in the book. The book presentation and theatre performance will take … Continue reading Register now: Theatre performance and book launch – “Letters to Europe – refugee women write” – 16 September in Berlin and 21 September in Brussels

The premiere of the theatre play ‘refugee (woman) :)’ took place in Berlin

16. September 2017

The team behind FutureLab Europe's project Letters to Europe - female refugees telling their stories organised an event full of surprises and emotions for the official launch of the book "Letters to Europe - refugee women write" and the premier of the theatre performance "refugee (woman) : )" based on the stories of female refugees collected in the book.

A gender-equal European Commission in the making

Posted on 8. March 2017

by Matilda Flemming

EPC

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s take a second to reflect on the opportunities for change ahead of us. While the current European Commission will soon celebrate its mid-term, the gossip surrounding the makeup of the next College of Commissioners is already picking up speed.

As the speculations and wheeling and dealing for creating the next Commission continues, here’s a shout-out to the power parties of Europe - and in particular to the ones that talk big about gender equality: make an official commitment that in 2019 at least 50% of the commissioners will be women, and that anything below that number is unacceptable!

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.