We launched the registration for this year’s edition of the Făgăraș Summer School. Join us!

2020 brings the second edition of the Făgăraș Summer School. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year we will offer a series of webinars. The webinars will take place in August and September, with a concentration between August 5-14. Find more about this year’s courses as well as the registration...

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Postponed – Teaching tools for the Z-gen

Online (Zoom), August 9, 2020, 18.00-19.30 (Romanian time, in English) The education methodology fit for the Z-gens is based on a blended, online and offline, synchronous and asynchronous learning system. It is not a performance anymore having blended, highly visual, activity-oriented, edutainment-based activities but a basic request further enforced by...

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Bridging the Knowledge Gap for Development

Access to knowledge and to creating knowledge represent a basic ingredient for enabling locally owned development to take place. While development literature emphasizes alleviation of poverty and reduction of inequalities and bridging the digital divide, few accounts insist on the importance of knowledge gaps for protracted underdevelopment. Bridging the Knowledge...

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Counter-strategies towards hate and disinformation

A practical guide for NGOs, activists and volunteers about democratic limits of freedom of expression, countering hate speech, fake news and intimidation. Author(s): Stefan Cibian, Silvia Fierascu, Svjetlana Knezevic, Karin Liebhart, Hannes Meissner, Anca Molnos, Laura Ranca, Mariya Yurukova, Christiana Weidel. Download the Brochure here. Freedom of expression is under threat, in...

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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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Social Impact Management Workshop

The Workshop on Social Impact Management was organized on November 21, 2019 by 4Change together with Cromo Foundation, Turkey-Europe Foundation and Făgăraș Research Institute, in Lisbon. Dr. Stefan Cibian held a presentation focusing on the importance of impact management for the sustainability of civil society sectors. The Workshop also presented...

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