Working Poor, Minimum Wage and Old Age Security– how must good economic and social policy be designed today? How do global competition and digitalisation effect companies, and what impacts do these developments have on national economic policies? These were the topics discussed in-depth on Friday, 15 March 2019,
The first Trialog of the project New Urban Agenda Berlin, which we promoted together with the Technical University Berlin, dealt with the question how a new traffic system in Berlin should look like. Participants of science, politics and administration, the private sector and civil society organizations have talked about
Electricity produced by renewables is supposed to become the most important source of energy in the future. But the German market design needs to be adapted to further integrate renewables into the energy system and to reach the climate targets of 2030. In the Trialog “Electricity market 2.0.
Immigration to Berlin: Which opportunities and challenges does the growing city face? This topic was discussed on October 4th 2018 by 64 participants among science and society, who were invited by the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and the Technical University of Berlin. Gesine Schwan, moderator and president of the
Berlin’s city society and researchers are invited by the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and the Technical University Berlin to exchange their views and foster mutual understanding. On October 4th 2018, the Trialog “Immigration to Berlin: Opportunities and challenges for the growing city” brings together stakeholder of politics and administration,
Today, liberal democracies offer their citizens a level of prosperity unequalled by any other political system. Nevertheless, the way it works on a day-to-day basis is viewed with increasing scepticism. People’s lifeworlds are changing as a consequence of globalization and digitalization. The global Financial Crisis, the Panama Papers
This week Berlin’s senate is going to vote on a bill on mobility. The legislation aims at making Berlin’s traffic more mobile, saver and primarily climate friendly. Climate neutrality until 2050 is on the agenda. There are different proposals and heavy debates on how this goal can be
The energy system is becoming increasingly interconnected and digital. In addition to opportunities, this also entails risks. How can critical energy infrastructures be redesigned to create a secure and smart energy system? At the seventh Energy Trialog, experts of the academy project “Energy Systems of the Future” discussed
On our Trialog last Friday we discussed controversially on the topic “Correctly assess and use bioenergy potentials, reduce side effects. How to design a long-term bioenergy strategy? “. You can find the press release here (in German only).
Today the state-owned housing companies degewo, GESOBAU, Gewobag, HOWOGE, STADT UND LAND and WBM presented their guidelines for participation together with Prof. Dr. Gesine Schwan, president of Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform and Katrin Lompscher, senator for urban development and housing. The motto is: transparent, reasoned, constructive and reliable. For the