“This is the era of using your privilege to help others participate. You still have a role in that you are just not the only dominant voice you used to be.”
Special Socks Talk Politics Episode! Dubravka Šuica, Vice President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography on the state of democracy in Europe – find out what she has to say!
A tailored programme to kickstart local action in your area. Find out about our last Local Labs conference & how you can get involved!
Johannes Tödte is Head of Communication at ProjectTogether, one of the organisations behind the #WirVsVirus hackathon – the largest ever event of its kind.
On the weekend of 12-14 November, nearly 200 people from throughout the MENA region and Europe took part in the Local Labs.
The transformative party honours the worth of incremental policy-making, but always prioritises a transformative political approach.
Women’s violence is still a common and pervasive violation of human rights.
In November, 25 cities from the MENA regions will participate in the Local Labs and the ACT NOW Sprint.
Starting close to home is key to restoring people’s faith in politics – and developing lasting solutions.
Rikard Nordin is a Member of the Swedish Parliament and started to discuss politics live while playing esports. He regularly reaches out to a crowd of thousands, allowing citizens to directly approach a parliamentarian.
Issa was twenty at the time, and Sleiman fifteen. Their project remains one of the most empowering examples of youth activism which have deeply impacted the lives of displaced communities.
413 projects were submitted by politicians from across democratic party lines from 25 European countries to the Innovation in Politics Awards 2021. A jury of 1,032 European citizens selected the 90 finalists.