Germany

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

Unlocking independence and integration for refugees

#BIKEYGEES is a remarkable initiative that aims to empower refugee women and girls in Berlin by offering them free practical cycle training. The initiative also teaches German traffic rules and how to carry out basic bike repairs in different languages. They also give out bikes, helmets, maintenance tools, and locks to participating girls and women after passing a small theoretical exam, so they can leave the training self-sufficient.

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Revolutionizing mobility through ride-sharing benches

Revolutionizing mobility through ride-sharing benches

The ride-sharing bench is centrally located on the village street, inviting people to comfortably sit down and indicate their desire for a ride. Destination signs in five directional alternatives in the area, indicating where people want to go. By identifying the direction and destination of each bench’s occupant(s), drivers willing to give someone a ride can easily connect with them. The initiative is characterised by the positive feedback loop: The more benches are installed in different localities, the shorter the waiting time will be for people sitting on the benches and the larger the network of possible destinations becomes.

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ACCTING Webinar: Building resilience to natural disasters

ACCTING Webinar: Building resilience to natural disasters

Based on insights developed in ACCTING research activities and experience from related projects and initiatives, this webinar explores ... read more

Webinar: Strengthening food security through gender+ inclusive and sustainable small-scale farming

Webinar: Strengthening food security through gender+ inclusive and sustainable small-scale farming

ACCTING is delighted to host an online webinar on “Rooted in equality: Strengthening food security through gender+ inclusive and ... read more

Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

Ensuring an Inclusive Farm to Fork Strategy: ACCTING Policy Brief #2

In this second policy brief, the ACCTING team outlines selected recommendations relating to the transition to sustainable food ... read more

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

ACCTING’s agenda for future research

The agenda for future research developed by ACCTING aims to pave the way for effective policymaking and implementation by serving as a ... read more

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

First meeting with the ten ACCTING pilot projects

On 23 and 24 January, the ACCTING consortium organised a workshop on the evaluation of the impact of the pilot projects. read more

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

Marginalised communities’ access to healthy and sustainable food: Stories from Thessaloniki

ACCTING is co-hosting an online webinar on marginalised communities' access to healthy and sustainable food together with ... read more

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

ACCTING Policy Brief #1: For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal

For an inclusive and socially just European Green Deal: Integrating gendered and intersectional perspectives in Green Deal policies The read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

ACCTING Factsheet: Local is beautiful

Gender+ inclusive agricultural policies and civil society practices for and with small farmers  Agriculture and rural areas are central read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

ACCTING Factsheet: Inclusive civil society for an inclusive Green Deal

Towards a civil society with greater social impact, in solidarity with vulnerable groups  Non-governmental organisations play a key ... read more

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

ACCTING Factsheet: Empowering employees to help mitigate Climate Change – A business-employees alliance promoting behavioural change towards achieving Green Deal goals

Empowering employees to become agents of change  Recognising the important role that companies can play towards fighting Climate Change read more

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