Climate crisis, war, inequality: Europe’s young adults are concerned about their future. This is revealed by the first Next Generations Engagement Study by the Allianz Foundation. However, almost half of those surveyed are prepared to become more engaged – most of all, for the climate. This is one of the findings produced by the Allianz Foundation’s first engagement study.
On the first anniversary of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria in 2023 the Allianz Foundation, together with its Hubs partner Postane, is launching the "Earthquake Solidarity Fund". The fund supports projects in the earthquake regions in south-east Turkey that aim to promote long-term reconstruction, incorporate cultural aspects and support women and next generations.
Recyclart: where art, social economy, and urban coexistence converge. Based in a former industrial site in the densely inhabited Molenbeek district of Brussels, the multidisciplinary arts center focuses on experimental, underground, and socially engaged forms of artistic expression. Recyclart Fabrik offers job experiences to people facing challenges in its workshops for wood, metal and upcycling. Bar Recyclart brings people together under the motto “Veggie, vegan or halal, we are all sitting at the same table”.
What will narratives of post-migrant Muslim life in Europe look like if we choose new ways of thinking and stop (re)producing stereotypes? A project by the Young Islam Conference (JIK) provides opportunities to answer that question. Read the blog by Aminata Bouaré, participant of the Academy.
After releasing our Allianz Foundation Next Generations Study: 'The Movers of Tomorrow?' on October 31, we asked Jasemin Seven from the Young Islam Conference to reflect on our findings. Read her blog about the findings in the German context here.
Giving fair access for all to healthy diets, decent jobs along the entire food chain, and keeping food production within planetary boundaries – these are the goals for a sustainable transformation of the EU food systems. Allianz Foundation supports IDDRI’s work to shift EU policies towards a food system transition.
Between February 24 and March 15, 2023, the Allianz Foundation held seven Future Labs in seven European cities. The Future Labs are a place of networking, peer learning and exchange for Risktakers from across Europe and the Mediterranean.
Risktakers are people and organizations who dare to commit to a world worth living in. They leave familiar paths and established ways of thinking to test new approaches for a sustainable future. On the occasion of the launch of the new Foundation, we asked some risktakers about their motivations and visions.
Most people agree that achieving a climate-neutral future should be done in a way that is fair to everyone. However, there is no clear agreement on the best way to accomplish this. To find answers, the Berlin Governance Platform conducted a survey of 25 socio-political actors.
The Allianz Foundation in Berlin and the European Cultural Foundation in Amsterdam are collaborating on a new Traineeship program focused on promoting and diversifying philanthropy with a European purpose. Throughout the 8-month pilot program, the Trainees will gain hands-on experience in one of the two Foundations.