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.
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
Bridges – Puentes – Brücken aims to build bridges amongst citizens in neighbourhoods in Berlin and Ronda by fostering their engagement and capacity to solve local issues. Local citizens will come together in two workshops in each city, and identify local problems that can be overcome by joint participation and decision-making, thus empowering them to take … Continue reading Bridges – Puentes – Brücken
Empowering refugee women to tell their stories, 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 the original language and an English … Continue reading Letters to Europe – Female Refugees Telling Their Stories
Empowering the voice of young people and feeding into the discourse about European identity, YourThought.eu – All different and all together will contrast the academic discourse on what being European means with the views of young European citizens. An interactive online platform will lay the basis for a year-long dialogue with scholars, young citizens in five countries, a workshop … Continue reading YourThought.eu – All different and all together