Urban Practitioners Network

The Urban Practitioners Network is a space for common support and sharing innovative practices between motivated urban professionals. The Network is now being established and aims to bring together professionals from various countries.             TEAM Departments/units: Policy Analysis and Outreach Department, Center on Global Affairs...

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Civil Society TOOLBOX

A ToolBox for practices of collective action and organizational development that will soon be available also in Romanian due to our collaboration with the Gutenberg Association and MitOst. APPROACH The toolkit and framework of activities are made for actors facilitating organizational development from within organizations, initiatives, and teams and in...

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SPACE: Sustainable Partnerships for Arts and Culture in Europe

Like many rural European regions, communities in Transylvania, East Germany, and Albania are challenged by migration and an accelerating decline of local cultural offerings. Although most villages in Albania and Romania have designated cultural centers, such spaces are still to become more connected to local communities. Meanwhile, new community spaces...

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Biopolitics, Political Regimes, and Carceral Systems

Online (Zoom), August 11, 2021, 18.00-20.30 (Romanian time, in English) The round table aims to provide a space for reflection on the role and practice of carceral systems in different types of political regimes, aiming to generate interdisciplinary perspectives on the way prisons are instrumentalized for political aims. INSTRUCTORS Bhakti...

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Quo Vadis Civil Society in Europe’s Neighbourhoods?

25.05.2021 Our colleague Stefan Cibian authored a chapter entitled “The SDGs and Cities from the Black Sea Region: Exploring Macro-challenges Limiting a More Sustained Engagement.” The chapter is a part of the report “Quo Vadis Civil Society in Europe’s Neighbourhoods?” edited by Nadiia Bureiko and Dimitrios Triantaphyllou and explores macro-challenges...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – article

25.03.2021 “Global crises caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, since early 2020, can compromise the world commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Authors: Kalterina Shulla · Bernd‑Friedrich Voigt · Stefan Cibian · Giuseppe Scandone · Edna Martinez · Filip Nelkovski · Pourya Salehi The article discusses critical aspects...

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Effects of COVID-19 on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – article

18.03.2021 Our colleague Stefan Cibian, co-authored an article on COVID-19 impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  “Global crises caused by the pandemic of COVID-19, since early 2020, can compromise the world commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” The article discusses critical aspects of the global pandemic for...

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