Feminist Resistance Beyond Borders for Freedom, Peace and Justice
Join us for an important and timely conversation with feminists and activists from diverse regional contexts, centering on the leadership of women in the everyday practice of peace processes and peacebuilding while dismantling systems of patriarchy, Imperialism, militarization, colonialism and neoliberalism.Read More
We chose ‚pro-active‘ as our motto diving into 2023 – a call to us at home and to all our teams, colleagues and partners wherever they may be to take the lead in strengthening their communities, to think out of the box, to act on and create new initiatives.Read More
Was macht eigentlich “Open Culture” ? r0g_agency wurde in der Berliner Lokalzeitung, dem Kiezblatt, vorgestellt.
r0g_agency was featured in Berlin’s local newspaper, the Kiezblatt. The KiezBlatt is the neighborhood newspaper for Klausenerplatz in Berlin. It is published by the Kiezbündnis and appears four times a year. The newspaper has a circulation of 4000 copies. It is free of charge and is distributed in stores, restaurants and other establishments. The KiezBlatt…Read More
Shifting Power: Towards Decolonial Feminist Foreign Policy – Open Culture Feminist Café Event.
Join us for an important conversation with experts and advocates from diverse regional contexts in order to exchange ideas on establishing decolonial feminist foreign policies that could lead to a global shift in power.
Date: Friday, November 18, 2022
Crushing the Hate Curve – How peace technologies counter violent extremism online.
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…Read More
#ONEdefyhatenow Nairobi trip
In May 2022, #defyhatenow lead team members from Berlin, South Sudan, Cameroon and Kenya met in Nairobi for the first time since the project was initiated to create an amalgamated initiative #ONEdefyhatenow and register a non-profit in Kenya whose principal mandate is to create awareness of responsible use of social media platforms and discourage the…Read More
Repair – Reuse – Upcycle … the essence of the ‘right to repair’! Mathew Lubari
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…Read More
Part 3: Talk about Success
The enthusiastic participation of Youth in GoGirls season 2022- Image: Aleon Visuals In our previous posts about GoGirlsICT, we talked about the value of education and involving women in science. But in South Sudan, there is still a lot of work to do in dispelling old beliefs that women do not belong in education, science,…Read More
Part 2: GoGirlsICT Centering the Community
In an earlier post, we talked with Yine Yenki, co-founder and Mentorship Director at GoGirls ICT, an #ASKnet hub, in South Sudan, about gender and the importance of education for women. Another way in which GoGirls ICT is working to empower women and thereby strenghten their communities is by actively learning to involve women in…Read More
International Youth Day – #ASKnet and Local Expert Action Directory (LEAD)
Today marks International Youth Day, which celebrates the diverse characteristics of young people while acknowledging the challenges they face, including limited access to education, unemployment, conflict, and limited opportunities to improve their livelihoods. In commemoration of this day, my thoughts turn to how we may overcome some of these challenges as #ASKnet hub members and…Read More