NEW IDEAS ARE ...
We are NIDID - a Berlin-based, non-profit NGO founded in 2016.
In times of rising populist movements and increasing socioeconomic inequality, NIDID brings together a variety of perspectives to develop and implement ideas to disrupt the imbalances, defuse ethnically-framed conflicts and foster an environment of sustainable and responsible development on a local and global scale. In order to achieve these goals, NIDID bridges across civic activism, social science, human geography as well as media and art, employing novel, state-of-the-art visualization formats that make the output of their projects mind-provoking and accessible to diverse audiences.
NEW IDEAS FOR DEMOCRACY: We stand for an open environment of debate and seek to counteract societal polarization in times of rising populism, political apathy and digital 'echo-chambers' by providing a platform where opposing views can enter into a constructive debate. We seek to foster a open-ended societal dialogue on how to come to terms with the memory wars of the past, cope with the challenges of the present and envision a sustainable societal model for the future.
NEW IDEAS FOR IDENTITY: We stand for an up-to-date concept of identity that recognizes the plurality, dynamism and organic fluidity of contemporary society. Inspired by the idea of the willensnation we understand society based on the priniple of voluntarism as a consciously-desired community of solidarity forged among fellow-citizens across ethnically framed boundaries.
NEW IDEAS FOR DEVELOPMENT: We stand for a critical engagement with hegemonic ideas of economic development to forge a novel developmental paradigm capable of better addressing the pressing socio-political, economic and ecological challenges of our century - an economic development guided by principles of social justice that strives for a dignified life for everyone and the genuine self-development of each and every individual in a world of limited resources.
While firmly rooted in the local Kiez culture of Berlin's multi-facetted districts Wedding and Kreuzberg, our regional expertise and personal experience transcends the local, extending to a variety of diverse geographies across the globe such as Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
WHO WE ARE
c/o bUm - betterplace Umspannwerk
1. Chairman: David Leupold
2. Chairman: Oliver Müser
Treasurer: Fabian Täniges
Clerk: Radostina Bratanova
Steuernummer: 27/675/58448 F136
Finanzamt für Körperschaften I
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