Apply with an idea for a more just and democratic world!

We celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Friedrich-Ebert Foundation with a mission: We want to strengthen democracy and social justice worldwide with innovative ideas from young, dedicated individuals.

Do you have an idea how to promote democracy and social justice? Apply now to join the Progressive Democracy Lab! To the Application Form

Whether you want to start a non-profit organization, develop an app, or implement a journalistic project – there are no limits to your creativity. Our innovation coaches will support you in developing your ideas so that they are ready to be implemented. You`ll get the unique opportunity to turn your idea into reality while meeting and connecting with like-minded individuals from around the world.

You can apply as an individual or as a team. We welcome ideas from pupils, apprentices, students, activists, professionals, or anyone else determined to make a change. The Progressive Democracy Lab is open to people from all over the world.

Please submit your idea by April 21, 2024. Further information about the Lab, the conditions of participation, and the application process can be found on the Website of the Progressive Democracy Lab

The Progressive Democracy Lab promotes the diversity of ideas for social democracy and a just world – be part of it!

We look forward to your ideas!

The Project Team of the Progressive Democracy Lab

Friedrich-Ebert Foundation


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