Jochen Sandig, RADIALSYSTEM V & Andreas Bock, A Soul for Europe
Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President Committee of the Regions, Juan Gabriel Vasquez, Writer
#DialogueOnEurope – New Ideas for Migration Policy
Organiser: Das Progressive Zentrum
Increased migration influx to Europe is a hot topic for politicians, journalists and experts, but so far, few satisfying solutions have found both effectively help refugees and to prevent fears of the unknown that propel the populist tide. You know how to strengthen European dimension of local governance? You have ideas for better migration and integration policy? You want to support European integrity? Join our workshop and share your thoughts for building Europe bottom-up!
Lunch Break & European Marketplace
The European Marketplace aims at presenting inspiring daily practice examples from the urban context
How lively, diverse and colourful is the “local” Europe? Which projects and initiatives manage to strengthen the peaceful coexistence and tolerance in different city districts? Which projects and initiatives succeed in reducing prejudices? What can culture contribute to enhance integration locally? And how do local projects support the European Project?
Civil Society in Georgia on the Way Towards Europe
Organiser: Arts Research Institute of Georgia
Georgian civil society witnessed their state transforming from a former Soviet republic to having an association agreement with the European Union. How can culture form the European identity of Georgians? The European choice is a citizens’ choice – two participants from Forum Tblisi taking place in October will report on the outcomes.
Creating active citizenship: The Notion of Civil Society and Culture in Belgrade and Amsterdam
Organiser: GRAD & Felix Meritis Foundation
Where is the citizen? Now that the Treaty of Lisbon (2009) has come into force, the relations between the member states and the European Union are in favour of a transnational definition of citizenship. Let’s start with the citizens position and have a look at the situation in Belgrade and Amsterdam: Do we have to change our lives? Let’s talk about it
Presentation of the BOZAR Workshop Results
Conclusions and Closing Words: Nele Hertling and Dejan Ubovic, A Soul for Europe