A new project is being launched in CGE right now, START! This project is a capacity building and fellowship program for aspiring cultural managers in Greece.
Far-right, populist and nationalist organizations are growing all over Europe, and many of them have become present in national parliaments for the first time in many decades – in Germany the populist anti-immigration party “AfD” got 13% in the national elections, in Greece the far-right party “Golden Dawn” as seen an increase in both militant …
CGE Erfurt e.V. believes that in the current digital era it is crucial to train its staff. With this regard a job-shadowing activity at the Emphasys Center (Nicosia, Cyprus) was developed, offering possibility to gain profound competences and knowledge in managing an ICT center and courses for adult educators.
On the 1st June 2018, during the ‘‘Sustainable Month‘‘, CGE Erfurt e.V. was taking part as the organizer and facilitator of a panel discussion consisting of local experts on the topic of sustainable community and grassroots initiative. The panelists talked about their local actions and projects in encouraging and creating urban community in Thuringia.
Even in 2018, World War II casts a considerable shadow over the politics and education of the day – and justifiedly so. From the rise of far-right populism in many parts of Europe, and a resurgence of “strong-man” leaders, this part of history serves as an important warning to educators and activists today.