Time: Monday, November 7th, 6pm – 8pmLocation: r0g_agency  OPEN CULTURE office Knobelsdorffstr. 22 14059 Berlin r0g_agency’s #defyhatenow initiative to counter social media hate speech and online incitement to violence was born in reaction to the sudden explosion of violent conflict in South Sudan at the end of 2013. When the relationship between social media and…

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Time: Monday, October 3rd, 2022, 6pm Location: r0g_agency office Knobelsdorffstr. 22 14059 Berlin Community Creativity For Development (CC4D) was founded in August 2019 by a group of three South Sudanese refugees in Northern Uganda. Richard Maliamungu, Edina Dawa and Mathew Lubari – all professionals who recognised the need to enact repair, reuse and maintenance of electronics…

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Time: Friday, September 30th, 2022, 6pm Location: r0g_agency office Knobelsdorffstr. 22 14059 Berlin How can a global citizen’s assembly impact democracy? Jon Stever will introduce several tools and methods of governance innovation and will talk about the co-creation of the Nigeria Startup Bill and the first global citizens’ assembly.  Jon is co-founder and managing director of…

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IMAGE: A re-staging of Endre Tót’s Gladness Demonstrations of the 1970s, October 8, 2017, OFF-Biennale Budapest. Photo by Zsolt Balázs. What? An evening discussing art, curation, and politics with OFF-Biennale Budapest. When? Tuesday, September 6, 2022, 6pm – 9pm Where? The r0g_agency officeKnobelsdorffstr. 2214059 Berlin OFF-Biennale Budapest is the largest contemporary art event in Hungary.…

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An #ASKnet workshop initiative in Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Uganda In places like the Rhino Camp refugee settlement, there never seems to be a shortage of those willing and able to serve their communities. I interviewed one of the incredible women at the forefront of an amazing knowledge-sharing initiative. Dawa Edina is a South Sudanese…

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#MMN Meetup: How can the Ghanaian fashion industry become a resource for sustainable alternatives to migration? Talk and exhibits by Nuel Bans (founder & editor-in-chief of Debonair Afrik, a Ghanaian-based digital media publication) and Rhoda Wedam (founder and CEO of the Song-Ba Empowerment Center, Ghana) What is needed to develop sustainable business opportunities in the…

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The Migrant Media Network is hosting a meetup on the 24. November 2021 from 18-20hrs, CET that focuses on the experiences of African diaspora communities in Germany.  This meetup will focus on women and migration, specifically on how to create safe spaces for migrant women. The meetup will take place at the r0g_agency office, Knobelsdorffstr.22,…

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Pre Registration link https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJctd-yurjgqG9RYMF6GgToGpsQoDJECJ2Vb Thematic moderated discussions Recovering after displacement – A chat with refugees and IDPs on their role in conflict transformation Host – Marina Modi, #defyhatenow South Sudan (Juba) Special Guest Contributors Blaise Mbuh -Founder Bamenda Film school Susan Duku – Executive Director RAWYA, Former Uganda RefugeesRepresentatives to Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework John…

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Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. At #defyhatenow we join the International Day of Peace commemoration by having  #peacejam activities and discussions that call for conflict mitigation against acts of hate online and offline. We invite you to jam for peace with us from wherever you are in the world,…

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