• “It matters to me that I meet people where they are”

    “It matters to me that I meet people where they are”0

    He is citizen of Germany and mayor of a city in Romania: Dominic Fritz (37), originally from Lörrach in the Black Forest, has been at the helm of Timișoara City Hall since September 2020. Fritz used to be head of cabinet of former German President Horst Köhler and grew fond of the western Romanian city

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  • ”Our region must play its part in Europe’s green transition.”

    ”Our region must play its part in Europe’s green transition.”0

    Gergely Karácsony, Budapest’s green-liberal Lord Mayor since October 2019, comes from Hungary’s rural north-east. With the convinced cyclist came a new style of leadership in the city: residents should be involved in decisions as much as possible. In mid-May, he announced his participation in the opposition’s primary election for the 2022 parliamentary elections. An interview

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  • A sign of international solidarity in times of Corona

    A sign of international solidarity in times of Corona0

    The Institute for Virtual and Real Learning in Adult Education at the University of Ulm (ILEU) e.V. invites to dialogue. Necessary physical distance in Corona times is not the same as social distance! Under this premise, ILEU e.V. from Ulm as the coordinator of the educational network “Danube-Networkers” invites since the end of February on

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  • Wild Islands – Protecting Danube areas across borders

    Wild Islands – Protecting Danube areas across borders0

    DANUBEPARKS, the network of Danube protected areas, was established in 2007. Its aim is to unite all protected areas along the Danube, all facing the same challenges, in order to achieve common nature conservation objectives better and more efficiently through increased cooperation. “Cross-border and transnational cooperation is an indispensable part of this work. Nature does

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  • GoZero Danube

    GoZero Danube0

    The Danube, the most multinational river in the world, is constantly facing new dangers: One of the biggest pollution hazards is microplastics – it threatens fish and fish larvae in particular. It is estimated that around 40 tonnes of microplastics, i.e. pieces of plastic with a diameter of five millimeters or less, are transported through

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  • HUMANS in the loop

    HUMANS in the loop0

    Iva Gumnishka: “You can always rely on women” Postcards from Afghanistan and Somalia hang on the wall, Arabic music plays in the background. Kurdish, Dari, Arabic, English and Bulgarian are spoken. A poster stands out: “Homeland destroyed, family gone, former friends became enemies, weeks pass, years of waiting, at the end at least a shelter

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