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
As part of the From the See to the City Consortium, we are happy to launch our first common publication with key recommendations and best practices in the field of European migration addressing EU representatives, civil society, mayors and city representatives.
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
Berlin, 10. November 2020. Wasserstoff hat großes Potenzial, zur Which role does hydrogen play on the municipal level in Europe? – Agentur für Erneuerbare Energien Berlin, 10. November 2020. Hydrogen has great potential to contribute to the decarbonization of the industrial, mobility, energy and heating sectors. There are
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.
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
The Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform has renewed the composition of its shareholders after over five years of existence. The shareholders Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul and Stephan Breidenbach gave up their shares in July 2020. Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul passed them on to Franziska Brantner, member of the German Bundestag; Stephan Breidenbach passed them
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.
On International Refugee Day we launched the initiative From the Sea to the City together with other civil society organizations and cities. The initiative aiming to reshape European Migration Policy starting from the cities and municipalities and based on human rights and solidarity.