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 Citizens of Eur... on Tuesday, 16 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 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
Published by Tobias Kunow on Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Citizens of Europe invites as part of the project "#GetupStandup" everyone interested to an evening with film screening and debate. Friday, March 29th 7 pm Kiefholzstraße 2 12435 Berlin Student protests, extra-parliamentary opposition, terror .... what can we learn from the events that started with the student protests in the late 1960s? After the screening of a suitable documentary we want to discuss together how we can today articulate protest outside the parties and parliaments,... Read more
Published by Tobias Kunow on Monday, 18 March 2019
Citziens of Europe is together with partners from Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Greece, Germany, Italy and Poland partner in this initiative coordinated by YEU Cyprus and funded by Europe for Citizens. #GetUpStandup aims to raise awareness on remembrance, common history and human rights principles of the EU. Through remembering the historical facts of the German student movement, Prague spring, French May 1968, the Italian Movement of 1968 and the anti-dictatorship movements in Spain and Greece,... Read more