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Project completion: interim assessment of the guidelines for participation of the state-owned housing companies

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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

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Online-Meeting of our Energiewende Twinning Towns: Which role does hydrogen play on the municipal level in Europe?

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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

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New Shareholders

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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

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Digital Open Space: How is local participation possible in times of Covid-19?

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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

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The strength of civil society

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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.

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