European Conference on Freedom of Expression, Vienna, Austria

Laura Ranca and Stefan Cibian participated at the European Conference on Freedom of Expression in Vienna on June 14, 2019. Laura Ranca held a workshop on digital tools for countering disinformation and fake news. The conference was a great occasion to get to know different European and US initiatives that...

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European Conference on Freedom of Expression, Vienna, Austria

Hate speech, fake news, misinformation and disinformation — how does civil society perceive and counter these threats towards democracy? The European Project “Responsibility. Freedom of Expression” aims at identifying and promoting strategic approaches to tackle these challenges today and in the future. The Conference will bring together researchers, experts, activists...

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Eurodad International Conference 2019: Development Finance in the 21st Century: Economic justice for all?

Eurodad International Conference 2019: Development Finance in the 21st Century: Economic justice for all? took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia on June 3-4, 2019. Dr. Stefan Cibian took part on behalf of FRI in a plenary discussion on From aid recipients to aid donors: defining the role of the Eastern and South-eastern...

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Impact Management. Do it yourself toolkit for average NGOs

Partners: 4Change, Portugal; TVA, Turkey; Cromo Foundation, Hungary Civil society organizations’ (CSOs) action have real impact on societies. However, their accountability and the sustainability of their actions is feeding much discussion. Social impact management, from diagnosis and design, to assessment, strategy or communication is one of the ways that can...

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Lithuanian Development Cooperation: Contribution to the Africa-EU Partnership

Dr Stefan Cibian held an intervention at the conference Lithuanian Development Cooperation: Contribution to the Africa-EU Partnership, organized by the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and AfriKo on May 28.2019. Dr. Cibian’s presentation focused on the prospects for emerging relations between the Baltic Countries and African Countries. The Conference was focused on...

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Atlas Network’s 2019 Europe Liberty Forum

Atlas Network organized the  2019 Europe Liberty Forum in Athens, Greece, on May 9-10, 2019. The event was well attended and covered themes such as illiberalism in countries such as the Russian Federation, economic and fiscal reforms today, transatlantic relations, inequality, property rights, digitalization and others. *A special thank you...

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Youth Empowerment, Social Change and Philanthropy: Obama Foundation’s Europe Town Hall 2019

Author: Dr. Stefan Cibian The event, chaired by former US-President Barack Obama, showed that the potential for leadership among youth is great, but that key ingredients for unlocking it are missing. Former US-President Barack Obama is showing his commitment towards addressing global and local challenges by establishing and developing the...

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Migration in the Balkans: Before and After Joining the EU

Duration: May 2019 – December 2019 Partners: EKNOMICS – The Kosovo Institute for Development Economics. The project opened a discussion and tackled the problem of “brawn and brain drain” from a regional perspective. Through this project, the team organized a lab in Făgăraș and a workshop in Tirana. Team: Stefan...

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