WE CREATE SPACES FOR THOSE WHO ARE WORKING TOWARDS A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.

Our topics

Democracy

We are committed to strengthening democratic processes and thought-out governance strategies in Germany, Europe and the world.

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Urban Development

We develop local participation formats that mediate between different interests and thus contribute to sustainable urban development. 

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Climate & Energy

We build bridges between national and international climate policy, and we facilitate dialogues between science, politics and civil society.

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Migration

We develop innovative solutions for a human rights-based EU migration policy and offer a platform for collaborative processes.

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Our projects

In our projects, we develop different governance formats with one main goal: Finding municipally and transnationally viable, common good-oriented solutions for urgent societal challenges.

Our formats

Trialogues

Trialogues bring stakeholders from business, politics & administration, organized civil society and academia into a structured exchange.

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Municipal Development Councils

We make local involvement possible through Municipal Development Councils. We believe that the participation of all relevant stakeholder groups strengthens local democracy.

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Multi-Actor Networks

We open up new perspectives on complex topics by visualizing knowledge, trialogue results, or participation processes in a nonlinear format.

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Knowledge Atlases

The visualisation of knowledge, trialogue results or participation processes in a non-linear form encourages new views and perspectives on complex interrelationships.

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News

Why our democracy needs a "living basic consensus"

Berlin Governance Platform founder Gesine Schwan illustrates how municipal development councils strengthen democracy and the common good.
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"Democracy is manual labour"

In an interview with Deutschlandfunk, BGP Managing Director Daphne Büllesbach discusses the "state of health" of European democracy.
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Panel discussion: "Amplifying local voices, shaping CEAS implementation plans"

The BGP & Eurocities invite you to an insightful online panel exploring the role cities and city networks can play...
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