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New Bulgarian University

On 1st March 2018 EYNCRIN visited the New Bulgarian University and presented #ask to students studying marketing. Students were interested mainly in measuring the success of the project but also in Twitter as social platform.
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First German Language School in Sofia

On 28th February 2018 #ask was presented in the First German Language School in Sofia, the highschool with the highest ranking in Bulgaria and one of the most successful schools in the country. Three presentations were made to the 11th and 12th classes. Students were very interested in the project and had many questions regarding the topic of the project and also regarding Twitter as social media.
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 #ask 7th Plenary Meeting

Partners of #ask participated in the 7th plenary meeting of the project organised in Paris on 23rd and 24th of February 2018. It was a very productive meeting with lots of discussions and interesting results!
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Sofia University

On 14th December 2017 #ask was presented in law students of Sofia’s University, the the oldest university in Bulgaria. EYNNCRIN described the project and presented its objectives and results so far.
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e-Democracy 2017

On 12 and 13 December 2017 #ask was also present in the e-Democracy 2017 conference organised in Athens, Greece! The brochures of the project were available to all visitors of the conference and the paper with the title “Fostering Active Participation of Young People in Democratic Life: A Case Study Using the #ask Dashboard” was also presented during the conference.

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World Forum for Democracy (WFD) 2017

#ask is everywhere! On 9 November 2017 #ask was presented and discussed in Strasbourg during WFD’s networking sessions. Please check here for more details about WFD.

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Spending an evening with UK’s leading lights in digital transformation

On 23 October 2017 over 30 organisations from the private, public and third sector gathered in London for the Digital Challenge Award ceremony. These were the shortlisted finalists that have received recognition for their role in facilitating digital transformation in different areas of UK economy. One of the finalists was #ask. Represented by 21c Consultancy, a partner managing UK pilot, #ask was competing with four other initiatives for Innovative Projects Award. In this category, two solutions that appealed most to the judges were Fuse Digital Accelerator for Nonprofits (1st place) and JourneyPlus (2nd place). Although #ask did not win, 21c managed to showcase the project during a networking session that followed the ceremony. Follow @ask_youth_uk to learn about our past and forthcoming activities!

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Digital Democracy Day 2017

Last week (17th October 2017), Cafébabel FR attended the Digital Democracy Day organised by European Citizen Action Service (ECAS) in Brussels!
Thanks to our partners for giving us the opportunity to present our project. It was a pleasure to show the public what we do and explain how #ASK can foster young people’s empowerment and active participation in European democratic life 💪
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A seminar organised by Young European Federalists (JEF)

In a marathon of events in Brussels, Cafébabel FR participated in the seminar organised by Young European Federalists (JEF) (16th October 2017)!
We presented #ASK and had a very interesting chat with young people from all around Europe and involved in e-democracy activities. Great workshop 👌🙂
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#ask article on miksike.eu

A platform for online education – miksike.eu – promotes #ask to its users. You can read the article here.

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#ask was present at Cafe Babel’s apéro!

Last week (4th October 2017), our French pilot Cafébabel FR organised a drink during which #ASK project was presented!
Have a look at the few pictures we took :)

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#ask was present at the Festival Youth We Can!

#ASK is everywhere! Last weekend (23-24 September 2017), our French pilot Cafébabel FR attended the Festival Youth We Can! to present the project and foster young people’s empowerment and active participation in democratic life =)
Check out the pictures of the event 👇👇

 

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 #ask 6th Plenary Meeting

The 6th Plenary meeting of #ask took place in Plovdiv at 20th and 21st of September 2017.
 

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#ask was presented at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair!

Efthimios Tambouris presented the #ask project during the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (9-17 September 2017). The mayor of Thessaloniki Yiannis Boutaris was also informed about our project!

 

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#ask was presented at the IFIP EGOV-EPART 2017 conference!

Efthimios Tambouris presented the #ask project during the IFIP EGOV-EPART 2017 conference (4-7 September 2017).

 

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The latest newsletter of Café Babel refers to #ask!

Café Babel’s latest newsletter (August 2017) includes a reference to #ask.

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 #ask is shortlisted for the 2017 Digital Challenge Award

#ask team is pleased to announce that the project was shortlisted for the 2017 Digital Challenge Award , UK’s prime showcase for the best in next generation digital innovation. Following an ‘Open Call’ for nominations, seven Award categories were selected to reflect current digital endeavors in the country. For each of those Awards, between four and six project nominations have been shortlisted for assessment by an independent panel of judges. The short-listed finalists will now be invited to prepare submissions for the judging panel. The results of the competition and publication of case summaries will be announced at an Awards Presentation Dinner in central London in October 2017.

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 An article presenting #ask

Café Babel is introducing #ask in its latest article: http://www.cafebabel.co.uk/article/ask-cafebabels-e-participation-project.html published on 30th of May 2017.

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 #ask 5th Plenary Meeting

The 5th Plenary meeting of #ask took place in Thessaloniki at 23rd and 24th of January 2017.


#ask 4th Plenary Meeting

The 4th Plenary meeting of #ask took place in London at 17th and 18th of October 2016.

 

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Digital Democracy Day 2016

#ask was present in the Digital Democracy Day 2016

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#ask focus group in Paris

Another #ask focus group took place in Cafe Babel at October 2016.


Dual eGov & eGov Conference 2016

#ask was present at the dual 15th IFIP Electronic Government (EGOV) and 8th Electronic Participation (ePart) Conference 2016, Guimarães, Portugal, from Monday 5th of September to Thursday 8th of September 2016.

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#ask 3rd Plenary Meeting

The 3rd Plenary meeting of #ask took place in Zagreb at 29th and 30th of June 2016.

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CeDEM2016

#ask was present at the Conference for e-Democracy and Open Government 2016 (CeDEM2016) on the 19th of May 2016 where Proffessor Efthimios Tambouris made a powerful presentation of the project’s vision, objectives and first results. The conference was hel in Krems, Austria. You can find the programme of the conference here.


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#ask 2nd Plenary Meeting

The 2nd Plenary meeting of #ask took place in Paris at 10th and 11th of March 2016.

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