Brain Drain, Brain Gain and Social Innovation

The Brain Drain, Brain Gain and Social Innovation workshop took place in Thessaloniki, Geece, between February 6-9, 2020. The event was organized by YouthNest and was funded by Bosch Alumni Network – International Alumni Center Berlin. The Workshop focused on the issue of migration and particularly the impact of brain...

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How Global Finance undermines the Liberal World Order

Course instructor: Cristian Gogu Format: Workshop Interval: August 9, 2019 (2 hours) Level: Introductory Disciplines: International Relations (Global Governance), Comparative Politics Audience: Suitable to all audiences Course description: The rise of illiberal forces and leaders we see in the world today happens because the liberal world order produced less than...

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Report on Țara Făgărașului Diaspora Engagement in Civic and Philanthropic Activities

The report focuses on community engagement and philanthropic activities of Țara Făgărașului diaspora. In order to understand diaspora engagement, we are tracking the migration pathways, the decision-making processes involved, experiences while away, as well as in case of return. The Report has been commissioned by the Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation...

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Mercator Winter Forum 2020

Stiftung Mercator organized the Winter Forum in Essen on January 10-12, 2020. The Forum brought together alumni from the different programs of the Foundation and facilitated discussions on topics such as intercultural youth exchange, civil society, education, migration, advocacy, research and the future of the European Union. Within the Forum...

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World Responsible Leaders Forum, Mexico

BMW Foundation believes in Responsible Leadership. As such, the Foundation developed a global network of responsible leaders and organized experiential opportunities for leaders to come together learn from and support each other. One such occasion was the World Responsible Leaders Forum which took place in Merida, Mexico between December 5-8,...

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Pathways to Power Symposium: Reflections on #ShiftThePower

Powerful life stories and transformative ideas made the Pathways to Power Symposium a highlight in understanding and transforming the dysfunctional global aid and economic systems. Development assistance and community philanthropy are rarely brought together, although they are both practices aimed at improving the well-being of communities around the world. The Symposium succeeded...

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