Participatory development in Lusatia

The coal phase-out is linked to the need to make our society and our economy more climate- and resource-friendly. Surveys show that a large proportion of the population supports the climate policy goals. However, when it comes to concrete implementation, individual measures are often perceived as unfair, too expensive or too elitist. How can we ensure that citizens [...]

LEAP Transparency

The Local Electricity Access Programme - LEAP Transparency is a multi-stakeholder initiative working for fair and transparent access to affordable and clean electricity access mainly in rural Africa

Garment Industries Transparency Initiative (GITI)

The Garment Industries Transparency Initiative (GITI) is a multi-stakeholder partnership with the aim of contributing to the implementation of labour standards in the global garment industries through improved transparency and participation.
Photo at a conference of the Fisheries Transparency Initiative.

Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI)

The Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI) is a global multi-stakeholder partnership to strengthen transparency and participation for sustainable fisheries.

Centre on Governance through Human Rights

The Center on Governance through Human Rights of the Berlin Governance Platform in Berlin advises on governance and human rights issues. Transitional justice in transitional societies, climate justice and cyber justice (human rights on the internet) are key topics in which the centre has many years of expertise.

Centre for Natural Resource Governance

The centre promotes cooperation between the public sector, business and civil society to solve global and local challenges.

International exchange Berlin-Minsk

The bilateral project "Cities for Citizens" brings together German and Belarusian experts from politics & administration, business and organised civil society in Trialogue ® to contribute their collective knowledge to current urban planning discussions and to jointly design the city of the future.

New Urban Agenda Berlin

During the two-year project period (2018 to 2020), TU Berlin, in collaboration with the Berlin Governance Platform, organised four trialogues and four trialogue project groups on the urban policy challenges of mobility, immigration, housing and tourism.


The project "EnVision - Shaping a vision for the energy transition" identifies areas of tension and conflicting values in the energy transition and develops proposals for political decision-makers to develop a common vision.
On a map of Europe, tokens are placed on which "Municipal Development" can be read. The Berlin Governance Platform's Municipal Integration and Development Initiative in the Migration Sector project has developed several concepts and projects in this area.

Municipal integration and development initiative

The Municipal Integration and Development Initiative (MIDI) starts at the local level and develops governance concepts in which municipalities play a central role. Joint, participatory shaping of municipal development is essential in order to find satisfactory and equitable solutions at local level to the complex challenges posed by globalisation.
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