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Europe & the World Event #EuropeanTownHall Meeting in Marseilles Fourth stop of the Dialogue on Europe
Event Date: 26 May 2016 | Marseille, Frankreich
Philipp Sälhoff | Alban Genty | Benedikt Weingärtner
Photo: Per Jacob Blut / Das Progressive Zentrum

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After successful Town Hall Meetings in Athens, Lisbon and Rome the fourth event within the Dialogue on Europe took place in Marseilles, on 26 May 2016. Once again representatives from civil society, NGOs, local initiatives, startups, think tanks, the cultural sector and from the media gathered to discuss the most pressing challenges France and Europe are currently facing and exchange ideas about how to work towards a strengthened and progressive Europe.




Europe & the World Event #EuropeanTownHall Meeting in Rome Third stop of "Dialogue on Europe"
Event Date: 5 April 2016 | Rome, Italy
Philipp Sälhoff | Alban Genty | Adriana Cuppuleri
Photo: DPZ/www.carlosklein.de

The first stops of our Dialogue on Europe in Athens and Lisbon were now followed up by a Town Hall Meeting in Rome on 5 April 2016. Once again, we invited representatives from civil society, NGOs, local initiatives, startups, think tanks, the cultural sector and from the media to gather and discuss the most urgent challenges Italy and Europe have to face presently, such as the reduction of youth unemployment or the refugee crisis.













Future of Democracy In the media Debate ‘Pegida’ protests attract attention abroad Analysis by Hanno Burmester for Czech online magazine Česká pozice
15 January 2015 | Hanno Burmester

Policy Fellow Hanno Burmester provided an analysis for the Czech online magazine Česká pozice. Pointing out the difficulties German parties face by growing distrust in old-fashioned party politics, a polarization of the public debate on immigration and asylum and the rise of various forms of (right wing) populism – as currently visible with the anti-Islam demonstrations of ‘Pegida’ across Germany – he concludes:
The support for democracy is never a given. It has to be established continually – in every country.