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-19Read more
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The project “Participatory Development Strategy for Lusatia” funded by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) focused on how the coal phase-out in Lusatia could increasingly be perceived by local citizens as an opportunity. Coal has long been making a significant contribution toRead more
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 партисипацииRead more
Trialog report “Building renovation: not only good for the climate – what are the additional benefits worth?
By the year 2050, Germany’s building stock should be “almost climate-neutral”. To achieve this, it is necessary to renovate older buildings in such a way that they become energy-efficient buildings. Currently, only about 1% of the building envelope is renovated every year. Why? In order for renovation measuresRead more
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 discussionRead more
How can we move to towards sustainable transport and mobility systems in Germany that contribute as effectively as possible to the achievement of global sustainability goals? For this purpose, the Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform organized a Trialog on 19 June 2019 in Berlin with the working group “mobility” ofRead more
On the 3rd of June, representatives from politics, administration, business and organized civil society jointly explored problems and options for urban housing provision. The event was organized by the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform and moderated by Professor Gesine Schwan. 15 actors discussed “the role of private housing companies forRead more
From the 26th – 30th May the first partner meeting between the Belarussian Architects Union (BUA) and the HUMBOLDT-VIADRINA Governance Platform (HVGP) took place in Minsk, Belarus to discuss the current urban development challenges of the city. The project “Trialog for Participation in LocalDevelopment” between the Belarussian ArchitecturalRead more
“Working Poor, Minimum Wage and Pension Security” – How must good Economic and Social Policy be designed today?
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,Read more
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 aboutRead more