Launch of the Project “Capacity Development of NGOs from Făgăraș County

Civil society drives development in any community. Therefore we are happy to support through research a capacity building project of the Țara Făgărașului Community Foundations in the upcoming three years.  Our contribution includes, among others, the mapping of civil society in Țara Făgărașului and developing a study about NGOs active...

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Communication of science to the general public – Noaptea cercetatorilor 2021(Researchers night 2021)

10.08.2021 An interactive workshop in which we discuss channels, ways, and methods to communicate to the general public the results of scientific research. Supported by Dr. Sorin Cebotari. In this event, together with Sorin, we will discuss how to facilitate the access of scientific arguments to the general public. We...

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Urbanism and architecture workshop focusing on the Făgăraș Synagogue and its surroundings

01.08.2021 While the Synagogue roof restoration workshop is taking place, between August 5-8 we organized a workshop for exploring different ways for the design of the Cultural Center. The workshop brought together 12 architects and students in architecture and experts on other relevant topics. During the workshop, the participants made...

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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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Book Launch – The Demographic Dividend and the Power of Youth

27.01.2021 Edited by Global Diplomacy Lab (GDL) Members Eirliani Abdul Rahman, Elsa Marie D’Silva and Sonja Peteranderl, and including essays by several other GDL members, including Elizabeth Maloba, FRI Associate Fellow and Stefan Cibian, Ph.D, FRI Research Fellow. The compendium puts forward good practices of how governments can effectively manage...

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EU Migration and Mobility Policies: (Im)migrants Before and After COVID-19

11.12.2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. On the 11th of...

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Securitizing migration and mobility: The power of information during COVID-19

25.11.2020 Mass media plays a worldwide role in coronavirus disease tracking through constant reporting and live updates dashboards. The impact of the media is also strong on migration issues, which remains a hot topic globally, and continues to be up on the front pages of news outlets. The session about...

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FRC Young Researchers present their research results about Făgăraș youth and the local Synagogue

14.08.2020 On Friday, August 14, 2020, we held an online session about the research carried out by the young researchers from the Făgăraș Research Club. Ștefania Pică presented her research results on the topic “The Future between Passion and Pressure: What influences the young people from Făgăraș in choosing the...

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