International Civil Society Week (ICSW) is a global gathering for civil society to connect, debate and create shared solutions. Through a ‘partnered’ approach, organisations pool their resources to convene a diverse international group of civil society leaders to share ideas, catalyse positive social change, exchange tools that enhance citizen action, and celebrate people power. Each ICSW explores a specific theme in-depth.
From 6 to 12 April 2019, CIVICUS and Civic Initiatives will co-host ICSW 2019 in Serbia. The event […]

For three days, in April 2019, the European Movement International is inviting you to a celebration of European democracy. Within the context of the Alliance for Democracy, and in partnership with the European Parliament, we are gathering decision-makers, organised civil society, business, trade unions, influencers, activists and, most importantly, citizens to take part in the leading European democracy festival in view of the European elections. Inspired by the Nordic tradition of democracy festivals, DEMOCRACY ALIVE aims to encourage civic engagement and […]

Media Education Conference (MEC 2019) will be arranged 24 – 26 April 2019 in Salla, Lapland, Finland.

MEC (former NBE) is an informal and friendly conference which participants attend to exchange ideas and information dealing with media education, educational use of ICTs and learning environments. MEC is organized by the Centre for Media Pedagogy at the University of Lapland, Finland. In 2019 MEC will return to the familiar location in Sallatunturi, in the Salla Ski Resort in Eastern Lapland, but this […]

VPL gives visibility and value to all forms of learning and seeks to uncover and unlock latent talent in the workforce and in society. The biennale is for policy makers, researchers, users, practitioners, and other stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of Validation of Prior Learning. It`s about sharing knowledge, ideas and visions of VPL, learning from each other`s experiences and creating viable solutions in the ‘VPL world’.
Info here: https://vplbiennale.org/

Along two days, this conference will explore the phenomenon of disinformation and information disorder, from its roots to technical and regulatory responses. The event will gather the community of experts working on disinformation, people who concretely build tools to create knowledge and cross-expertise.
During the conference, many of these initiatives will be presented, as well as concrete case studies of disinformation campaigns and civil society initiatives responding to this phenomenon. 

Don’t miss the opening keynote live from Renée di Resta (New Knowledge) […]

The Civil Society Days 2019 will take place at a crucial moment for Europe, namely after the Sibiu Summit and the European elections and ahead of the constitution of the new European Parliament and European Commission. Current pressures on our democratic systems are threatening fundamental values (respect for human rights, individual liberty, equality, the rule of law) and the civil society space within the European Union. The alarming consequence is an erosion of democracy and restricted civic space in […]

We are glad to inform you that EDULEARN19 (11th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies) will be held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2019 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain (http://iated.org/edulearn)

The deadline for abstract submissions is March 21st, 2019.
Abstracts should be submitted on-line at http://iated.org/edulearn/online_submission
After 11 years, EDULEARN has become an annual meeting point for lecturers, researchers, professors, educational scientists and technologists. Every year, EDULEARN brings together over 800 delegates from 80 different […]