The Seminar Europe Quo vadis? What Future for Europe aimed to analyse the root causes of increasing Euro-scepticism and expand on the various options for re-launching the European project.
From smart data to infrastructure, participatory design to migration, the Lab shared a multidisciplinary focus and a forward-looking vision of how our urban future can be shaped to achieve better outcomes for communities, businesses and local authorities.
The event responded to current concerns about rising levels of Islamophobia, as well as stigmatisation of other religions, whilst acknowledging the rights of all individuals and groups -whether religious or not- under the European Convention on Human Rights.
Following on from the Syros Migration Policy Lab in September 2015, the aim of the Athens Refugee Policy Lab – From reception to integration: Evidence and innovation has been to engage multiple stakeholders in a dialogue, assessing refugee reception efforts in Greece since 2015.
The Forum on Freedom of Media and Human Rights fostered knowledge and discussion that protect press freedoms, increase public access to knowledge and information, the inclusion of minority voices in media, and use of communication and information to address pressing social issues.
Safeguarding fundamental rights in the midst of increasing migratory flows and social crisis – Migration Policy Lab
Symbiosis, the Civil School of Political Studies in Greece, Network of Council of Europe, organised the Migration Policy Lab on “Safeguarding fundamental rights in the midst of increasing migratory flows and social crisis” in Syros from 3 to 7 September 2015.
Greece after the January 2015 elections, governance and Europe, popular national isolation or democracy of rights: Prospects, assessment, rights and development in Europe
Symbiosis-School of Political Studies in Greece, affiliated to the Council of Europe Network of Schools, organised the seminar in Xanthi from 24 to 26 March, 2015, in line with Symbiosis commitment to decentralization.