Actors of Urban Dialog // First Online Get-Together With Partners

Actors of Urban Dialog // First Online Get-Together With Partners
All projects start with a single meeting, and on March 17th, our 32-month long EuropeAid project, “Actors of Urban Dialog: Growth of Activism in Uzbekistan” brought together its partners to informally meet for the first time.  Present were representatives of CGE Erfurt e.V., the coordinating organisation, and three partners from Uzbekistan: Yuksak Salokiyat, NGO Taraqqiyot and Khorezm Rural Advisory Support Service, all NGOs firmly engaged within u...

Unsung Hero Dialogues: Local Event on Civil Society in Thuringia

Unsung Hero Dialogues: Local Event on Civil Society in Thuringia
Podiumdiskussion „Zivilgesellschaft in Thüringen – ist das Kunst, oder kann das weg?“ The UHD project aims to challenge the working conditions for civil society workers, through awareness raising and policy reform. To help achieve this, there will be seven policy and awareness raising events in each partner country. These events will connect stakeholders to create a dialogue around this topic and generate policy proposals. The first local event...

Unsung Hero Dialogues: Podiumsdiskussion „Zivilgesellschaft in Thüringen – ist das Kunst, oder kann das weg?“

Unsung Hero Dialogues: Podiumsdiskussion „Zivilgesellschaft in Thüringen – ist das Kunst, oder kann das weg?“
Das UHD Projekt zielt darauf ab die Arbeitsbedingungen von zivilgesellschaftlichen Akteuren durch Aufklärung und politische Reformen zu verbessern. Dazu werden sieben Politik- und Aufklärungsveranstaltungen in jedem Partnerland stattfinden. In diesen Veranstaltungen kommen verschiedene Stakeholder zusammen, um in einen Dialog zu treten und politische Handlungsempfehlungen zu entwickeln. Die erste lokale Runde fand online am Donnerstagabend in Thüringe...

Back to the Future: First-Quarter Summary

Back to the Future: First-Quarter Summary
Back to the Future: First Quarter Summary Follow-up activities and evaluation are essential tools and mechanisms to ensure that civil society is both making a difference and is able to communicate its impact and value to communities, individuals, funders, and itself. Within previous projects, such as Community Goes Europe, CGE has integrated follow-up activities into its projects to map its long-term impacts as well as to enable relfections on...

Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Petition Launch

Unsung Heroes Dialogues: Petition Launch
Click here to sign the petition! In November last year, CGE-Erfurt hosted the Autumn School of the Unsung Heroes Dialogue (UHD),  a project run by CGE-Erfurt and a consortium of NGO partners to promote solidarity towards activists working within civil society, in conditions often undermining their labour rights. Autumn School During the Autumn School, a campaign working group undertook research on the makeup of the civil society sector: exp...

DICIPASS C1: e-Learning Platform for Digital Citizenship Piloted // Short-Term Staff Training

DICIPASS C1: e-Learning Platform for Digital Citizenship Piloted // Short-Term Staff Training
Digital Citizenship Technology has fundamentally changed our ideas of community and the ways we interact with each other. Building networks for learning and support is paramount like never before. Recognising this, a key output of the DICIPASS project is our e-Learning Platform, which provides young people with an accessible course, produced by experts, on a broad range of digital citizenship topics, and also provides educators with the space to creat...

Youth Work in/for the Shrinking Cities: Online Conference

Youth Work in/for the Shrinking Cities: Online Conference
On 30th December, the online conference and presentation of the toolkit ‘‘Youth work in/for the shrinking Cities’’ took place in the presence of 11 panelists and 20 attendees from European countries. The project brought together eight partner organizations from four countries: Asociación Caminos (Spain), Colegio Oficial de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología de Andalucía (Spain), Croatian Youth Network (Croatia), Culture Goes Europe (Germany), Documenta – ...

Community Goes Europe: Final Evaluation Meeting

Community Goes Europe: Final Evaluation Meeting
Partner Organisations: Kharkiv Association for Active Youth “Stella” (Ukraine), Association Euroaccion (Spain), Cazalla International (Spain), MEDesTU (Portugal), Rota Jovem (Portugal), Office for Initiatives Promotion (Belarus), NGO Fialta (Belarus), Academy of Inovation (Russia), Regional Youth Public Organization Opora (Russia) and Center for Dialogue and Reconciliation Iskra (Ukraine) In this blogpost: .ugb-4987f26 li::before{background-im...

TASKFORCOME: Guest Talk with Ronny Lessau & Stefan Feichtinger // One-Stop-Shop

TASKFORCOME: Guest Talk with Ronny Lessau & Stefan Feichtinger // One-Stop-Shop
As part of our Taskforcome One-Stop-Shop activities, we organised a Guest Talk & online Q&A session with local entrepreneurs and activists. This activity is part of a broad range of actions and supports we are organising to support social innovation, in particular for young migrants, through our Social Impulse Academy.  Our participants met Ronny Lessau (Kreativ Tankstelle) and Stefan Feichtinger (Youth Garage e.V.) and discussed how entre...

Community Goes Europe 2: ‘A Year in 3 Pages’ ESC Blog Post by Anna Pensler

Community Goes Europe 2: ‘A Year in 3 Pages’ ESC Blog Post by Anna Pensler
Sending Organisation: Culture Goes Europe - Soziokulturelle Initiative Erfurt e.V. Hosting Organisation: Associação Juvenil Rota Jovem European Solidarity Corps Role: 12 Month in Cascais, Portugal. The European Solidarity Corps aims to foster solidarity in European society, engaging young people and organisations in accessible and high-quality solidarity activities. It offers young people volunteering activities, traineeships or jobs, or run the...