Saint Peter’s, Heart of Christianity, History, Architecture

Saint Peter’s Basilica stands as one of the most prominent symbols of Christianity. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the significance, splendor, and enduring legacy of Saint Peter’s Basilica, situated at the heart of Vatican City. Participants will learn about the rich Christian heritage and the architectural innovation brought...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What role for local communities? – DELIVERABLES

DELIVERABLES for the Făgăraș Municipality and Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation 18.11.2023 / Publications Authors: GDL Members Coordinator: Stefan Cibian Ph.D Research Assistant: Lutz Drieling M.A. Download publication DELIVERABLES  Global Trends and Local Community Insights for Assessing the External Environment Affecting Communities in Țara Făgărașului  In a world turned upside-down by...

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Cluj-Napoca Urban Safety Lab 2023: Addressing Gender Violence in the Urban Landscape

25.11.2023 / Publications Editors:  Lev Fejes, Silvia Chakarova, Stefan Cibian The urban landscape is the backdrop against which the everyday lives of most of citizens unfold. However, it is not a neutral space in which citizens go about their business, but rather an influential factor, as both the built and...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Banu Pekol, Cristina Gallegos, Theresa Carrington, Gaurav Sharma Download publication The Global Diplomacy Lab, organised in Făgăraș, Cincșor, and Sibiu, Romania was entitled Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?  Three main challenges were selected by the Lab participants –...

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Romania’s civil society contribution and the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis: contributions and challenges

21.11.2022 Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D., Dr. Zoltân Levente Fejes Download publication Shortly after the mobilization for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian civil society showed surprising mobilization in the context of the Ukraine-related humanitarian crisis. Russia’s war against Ukraine generated a powerful empathy towards those affected by the war.  This...

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Enhancing the Infrastructure for Community Sustainability: The role of community foundations in achieving the SDGs

26.06.2023 / Perspectives Author: Stefan Cibian Ph.D. Image designed by Freepik Sustainability is not happening by itself. It is constantly generated and maintained by how society works. The war in Ukraine and the COVID-19 pandemic illustrate two of the world’s challenges today that affect sustainability prospects. Globally, overlapping paths of...

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Are community foundations relevant when we talk about climate?

26.06.2023 / Perspectives Author: Sorin Cebotari Ph.D. Image designed by vecstock Why should community foundations focus on environmental protection and climate change? The answer is rather simple and straightforward – because there is no way around it. While we talk about climate change at the global level, it is directly...

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