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The potential of Urban Labs: Maastricht and its M-LAB

By | June 22nd, 2017|Citizen Jouralist - Engagement of Public & Private Sector, Irene Vivas Lalinde|

Irene Vivas Lalinde The study of Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STI onwards) can be understood as analogous to production, commercialization and mainstreaming of knowledge. Even there is a clear evolution in the terminology, the terms are still interdependent and co-exist with one another. Because of this conceptual variety, STI policies can take on different [...]

As long as the Human Family exists, every single Soul must be committed to a worldwide mission of promoting and protecting the rights of all People

By | June 6th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Dominik Bartol|

Dominik Bartol Based on the principle of respect for the individual, the fundamental assumption is that each Person is a moral and rational being that deserves to be treated with dignity. This is what is known in the Society as Human Rights. This fundamental natural law provides the rights that are universal, inalienable, indivisible, interdependent [...]

The New Consensus for Development: see the reactions of the Youth Path

By | June 2nd, 2017|News|

The LADDER Project Youth Path, led by JEF Europe, has been following the design and implementation of youth policies at EU level, always bearing in mind participation, inclusiveness, participatory and transparent policy-making processes. Advocacy actions are permanently carried out to raise citizens and stakeholders’ awareness on the role and importance of youth in development. On [...]

Citizen Participation in Ga West Municipal Assembly, Ghana

By | May 31st, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Joni Wijhers|

Joni Wijhers Talent for Governance is the talent programme of The Hague Academy for Local Governance. The programme provides young, accomplished civil servants working for local governments in developing and transitional countries the opportunity to follow a training course with The Hague Academy and a short internship with a Dutch municipality. Through this experience, young [...]

Urbanism: resilience, welcome and urban innovation

By | May 30th, 2017|News|

On 27 May 2017, ALDA join forces with Science Po Paris, the City of Thessaloniki, the Institut Français de Thessaloniki, SOS Malta and the consortia LADDER and RE.CRI.RE to organise the international seminar “Urbanism: resilience, welcome and urban innovation” in Thessaloniki. The event is part of a set of raising awareness events on development [...]

Do regional development agencies support decentralization or centralization? A short evaluation of development and planning organizations of Turkey

By | May 30th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Ferhat Tomo|

Ferhat Tomo Local governments are very prominent means for providing service and public welfare to the residents. In time, interesting ideas and essential theories have been developed for regions, countries, and territories. Local and regional development policies are very important to reflect the demands of local people and to alleviate urban poverty in order to [...]

LADDER Tool Fair

By | May 30th, 2017|Alexandra Pihet, Local Actions for Global Impact|

Alexandra Pihet On 10th-12th May 2017 was hold the Ladder Tool Fair in Torun (Poland). The event gathered more than 170 participants working on DEAR (Development Education and Awareness Raising) and also coming from public and private institutions, civil society organizations, foundations, academia, … A large-scale project since it covers Europe and its Neighborhood (North [...]

“Why change” – Excerpt from “Designing Regenerative Cultures” by Daniel Christian Wahl

By | May 30th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Climate & Energy, Giovanni Marco Scavelli|

Giovanni Marco Scavelli The main question is why we are worth sustaining, how we should start questioning and which is the motivation, what are the possible solutions towards a transition to a regenerative culture as whole. How we can create conditions conducive to life, which are our reflections about what future we desire for humanity. [...]

Letter to Jean-Vincent Placé. See the Reactions of the Citizen Participation Path

By | May 26th, 2017|News|

The Citizen Participation path, led by CEECN, has been following the design and implementation of citizen participation policies at EU level. Advocacy actions are permanently carried out to raise citizens and stakeholders’ awareness on the role and importance of citizen participation in development. In May 2017, the Citizen Participation path sent out a letter to [...]