Open letter to Council of Europe’s AI Convention negotiators: Do not water down our rights

DARE network calls on the State Parties and the EU negotiating the text of the Framework Convention on Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, the Rule of Law and Democracy to equally cover the public and private sectors and reject blanket exemptions regarding national security and defense.

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DARE Network at Lifelong Learning Week 2023: Lowering the Democracy and Participation Gap – with Key Competences

DARE Network organises a workshop in the Lifelong Learning Week. Discuss with us, how democracy- and human rights-related learning can lead to impact on democratic life. Where education and key competences come into play, and how these link to the civic space and civic engagement.

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General Assembly 2023: Twenty Years DARE Network

The General Assembly was dedicated to the anniversary. Twenty years ago, Europe was different. The new member states were not yet part of the EU, the transition to democracy and the question of how Europe would come together anew after the collapse of the dictatorships in Central and Eastern Europe were in the foreground. For us it was and is clear: on the basis of democracy and human rights, in a society that promotes co-determination and public engagement, that enables its citizens to think critically and to act actively and in solidarity. After twenty years, some things have changed, some things have remained similar. What is clear is that advocacy for democracy education is as necessary as ever. Today, in the face of populism and polarization, war again, democracy fatigue and shrinking places and global crises.

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Supporting the Voice of Antiracism in Europe: DARE signed letter against the diffamation of the ENAR network

Supporting the voice of antiracism in Europe – the honourable ENAR network. DARE signed the support letter against the diffamation of antiracist work by François-Xavier Bellamy (European People’s Party) as “radical”. We and 57 other organisations request to denounce MEPs for using Parliamentary premises to defame and slander civil society organisations. As a concrete and hopefully efficient measure the open letter asks the EP to participate in Anti-Racism and Diversity Week.

NewTooolkit: The phygital* world is calling. Digital toolkit for remote co-design services.

New era, new habits, new solutions. In the frame of the project, where DARE member CIVES was involved – DARE Project – Digital Awareness for Resilience Experiences- a digital toolkit for remote co-design activities was launched – an open-source toolkit for the development of online creative collaborative projects.

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BEST project results: Delivering solidarity messages through postcards and advocating for Global Civic Education

The project ‘Building European Solidarity Today’ (BEST), co-financed by the Erasmus+ program, has successfully closed its third European edition (2020-2022). Coordinated by Center for Peace Studies (Croatia), BEST has also been implemented in France (by La Ligue de l’Enseignement), by DARE member Cives Foundation in Spain, Poland (by School with Class Foundation), Italy (by Arci) and Slovenia (by Humanitas). 

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LICEAL: Partner Meeting in Lyon, January 2023

The kick-off in Lyon was hosted by Pôle emploi Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes with Forum des Régions Européennes pour la Recherche l’Education et la Formation (FREREF).

Our next step will be research and a review of European practice. The results will be published in a DARE Blue Lines.

The project is supported in the framework of the Erasmus+ program of the European Commission.

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