Published by Citizens of Eur... on Wednesday, 7 August 2019
Join us for our #GetUpStandUp seminar in Berlin! When: August 17, from 10.30 to 16.15 Where: Kiefholzstraße 2, Berlin  Are online protests effective? Is liking a protest page on Facebook a form of protest or is more action required? What social and political impacts do modern protests have? We will discuss past and present types of protest, with a special emphasis on the meaning of protest and online protests. Lunch and coffee breaks will be provided, as will a certificate of attendance at... Read more
Published by Citizens of Eur... on Tuesday, 30 July 2019
Using historical protests, such as the civil rights movements in the 1960s and the fall of the Berlin Wall, #GetUpStandUp encourages discussion and critical thinking of contemporary forms of protest. This is done through debates, structured dialogue events, public interventions and three training courses in Italy, the Czech Republic and Cyprus. The training course in the Czech Republic has as a main topic promotion of human rights with a specific focus on the right of freedom of speech. There... Read more
Published by Citizens of Eur... on Thursday, 25 July 2019
Citizens of Europe hereby announces two available placements for EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteers from Denmark and/or Sweden in our office in Berlin. The first will be starting in fall 2019 and the second one will be starting in spring 2020, both with a duration of 12 months. As an EVS volunteer at Citizens of Europe, you will get the chance to broaden your skills and interests in working with international projects that promote democracy and human rights for an active European civil... Read more
Published by Citizens of Eur... on Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Maybe you are interested in creating your own youth democracy festival? Maybe you are working with young people's participation and engagement in democracy and civic citizenship? Maybe you are dedicated to ensuring young people's right to influence their own society and future? Maybe you are all of them? Either way, participating in our conference is the perfect opportunity! The Youth Democracy Festival is a two day event held in Valbyparken, Copenhagen, from the 5th to the 6th September 2019... Read more
Published by Tobias Kunow on Saturday, 18 May 2019
#GetUpStandUp surrounds itself with influential European protests – 1968 protest and civil rights movements, the invasion to Czechoslovakia, the student protests and anti-semitic campaign in Poland, the 1989 democratic revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe and the fall of the Berlin wall – in order to raise awareness of their significance, use them as examples to stimulate debate and finally utilize them as means of reflection and comparison on their nature and their influence on... Read more