NECE Conference 2020

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Reconnecting in a post pandemic world. Citizenship education for democracy and sustainability.

5 – 7 November 2020, live from Berlin, Germany

REGISTRATION for the NECE 2020 online conference is open now!

On the occasion of the German EU presidency, NECE (Networking European Citizenship Education) – the European platform for citizenship education ( supported and coordinated by the German Federal Agency for Civic Education – will hold the 2020 edition of its annual NECE conference in an online format with live broadcasting from Berlin, Germany. It will highlight the necessity of citizenship education in a world of pandemic and ecological risk and the idea of citizenship education as a public good in the future restart of the European Union. Maja Göpel, author of the bestseller ‘Rethinking Our World’ and director of The New Institute, will round-up the first conference day with a keynote on Rethinking our World – Reconciling Climate Change & Democracy.

Citizenship education will be displayed in this conference as a pluralistic offer for fair debates, diversity of perspectives, and a learning space for participation. A great diversity of European and international stakeholders, networks, experts and practitioners will be present – live on stage in Berlin and in the virtual space. Open and participatory digital spaces invite to network with experts, civil society actors and policy makers from Europe, the MENA region and Africa.

Due to COVID-19 uncertainties the NECE conference 2020 will take place as an online event with live broadcasting from Berlin. All plenary sessions will be streamed live and the conference will offer a wide range of online activities, such as parallel online workshops, panels, lectures, a virtual project market and speed dating and much more. The platform Howspace will serve as central hub for active participation and networking. 

Please note: Participation in interactive conference formats such as world café, parallel workshop sessions, project market, is only possible upon prior online registration. In case you intend to follow only our livestreams, prior registration is not mandatory, but most welcome!
There is no conference fee. 

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