GDL@Făgăraș Lab – Kick-off meeting – a project that explores the role of local communities in diplomacy, global security, and in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

The kick-off meeting of the Global Diplomacy Lab @ Făgăraș will take place on the 15th of December 2021. It is meant to provide the opportunity for the participating members to meet and connect with the challenge holders and engage in a first discussion about the challenges. The GLD Lab...

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Collaborative workshop on The world after COVID-19: Migration and Mobility

15.12.2020 After a series of three online sessions exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Migration and Mobility, we engaged in a discussion on generating initiatives on this topic. The two-day collaborative workshop took place on December 15 and 22 and brought together several Bosch Alumni Network (BAN) members....

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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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Daring New Spaces – Summit on the European Public Sphere

10.12.2020 FRI Executive Director Stefan Cibian took part together with over 100 participants at the Daring New Spaces Summit on the European public sphere on December 10, 2020. In keynotes and debates, and listening to pitches and poetry, the participants envisioned what Europe and its public sphere could and should...

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Interview – Daring New Spaces – Summit on the European Public Sphere

10.12.2020 How will the EU Council Presidency continue to work on a European public sphere, as Portugal takes over from Germany? Michael Roth, State Minister for Europe from Germany, and Tiago Antunes, Secretary of State Assistant to the Portugese Prime-Minister were interviewed on this and other European matters. Watch the...

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Presentation of Neighborhood – Multifunctional Center from Georgia

28.11.2020 COVID-19 has disrupted the way we carry out our activities to an unprecedented level. States of emergency and lockdown impact directly the activity of community spaces that exist to empower local communities. On the 28th of November 2020 we held a discussion about how community spaces are dealing with...

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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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