In 2017, guidelines for good participation in housing construction were developed in a joint project by the state-owned housing companies and the non-profit HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform. Since then, the housing companies have been applying the guidelines for participation and have gained initial experience. In a further project phase
The tense housing market is a real problem in many cities, especially in cities with a high proportion of tenants such as Berlin. 13 representatives from politics & administration, business and organised civil society met digitally on 18 December 2020 to discuss the role of private housing associations
On the 18th of August 2020 representatives from politics and administration, business and organized civil society jointly examined problems and possible solutions concerning the supply of housing in cities. The meeting preceded by two events in 2019. Organized by the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and moderated by Prof. Dr.
“How do we want to live?” – This was the title of the digital open space for the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s alumni association on the 6th of September 2020. The motto says it all: The open space format offers an open exchange, which collects experiences, concerns and expertise
The HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform participated with two Workshops at the congress Future for All: just. ecological. achievable. which was organized by the Konzeptwerk Neue Ökonomie. The congress was held from the 25th to 29th August in Leipzig, due to Corona most of the inputs took place digitally. The
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer recently refused the admission of refugees by the State of Berlin, citing the Dublin III regulation and the lack of national uniformity. The president of the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform, Prof. Dr. Gesine Schwan, together with Prof. Dr. Helmut Philipp Aust, professor for Public Law
Participation often takes place where citizens know they can immediately change something. Ada Colau postulates the ‘politics of proximity’ as strategic advantage of cities and sees it likewise as their duty to deliver on that promise. How does participation take place when spatial proximity in times of Covid-19
Our executive director Daphne Büllesbach speaks out for a transparent participation of civil society organization within European politics: they bring expertise, methods, networks and campaign power in order to help sharpening the social-ecological transformation. You can read the column published by the Maecenata Foundation here.
Насколько успешны процессы партисипации в городском планировании Берлина и Минска? – Руководство для гражданского общества. Общество формирует город. Но как граждане и организованное гражданское общество могут внести свои идеи и пожелания в процесс городского планирования? Руководство «Города для горожан» отвечает на этот вопрос. В брошюре представлены четыре основных элемента партисипации
On the 30th of August 12 actors discussed “The Role of Private Housing Companies for Rental Regulation and Transparency in the Housing Market” at the Allianz Forum in Berlin. The event was organized by the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and moderated by Professor Gesine Schwan. After a lively discussion