Registration
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Welcome Words
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Jochen Sandig, RADIALSYSTEM V & Andreas Bock, A Soul for Europe

Keynote Speeches
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Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President Committee of the Regions, Juan Gabriel Vasquez, Writer

 
 

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#DialogueOnEurope – New Ideas for Migration Policy
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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
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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?

Impulse Guillaume Klossa & Artistic Intervention by Musicians4UnitedEurope
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Civil Society in Georgia on the Way Towards Europe
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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.

Coffee Break & European Marketplace
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Creating active citizenship: The Notion of Civil Society and Culture in Belgrade and Amsterdam
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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
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Conclusions and Closing Words: Nele Hertling and Dejan Ubovic, A Soul for Europe