Three of every four companies in Germany are committed to helping refugees become integrated in Germany. In this article we present you three pioneering projects from the competition “Landmarks in the Land of Ideas” 2016 that unbureacratically bring together people with a migration background seeking jobs and companies.Read moreto: The best ideas: how refugees become skilled workers
On 1 October 2016 Ute Weiland took up her position as Managing Director of the “Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative. In an interview she talks about her first points of contact with the initiative, her visions for the future, and the place where she is finding new inspiration.Read moreto: “Ideas arise through dialogue”
Sudhir John Horo is co-founder of Indias only communication agency that specialises in place branding and public diplomacy: the Ideaworks Design & Strategy Private Limited. In this position, Horo developed a variety of successful international campaigns, for example the global “Incredible India“-campaign or “Bonjour India“, a culturally focused campaign for the French Embassy in India. We spoke with him about the challenges and opportunities of place branding and digital diplomacy.Read moreto: “Every Citizen is an Ambassador of his Country”
There is no difference between „online“ and „offline“ any more - even in diplomacy. We talked to Dr. Mart Laanemäe, the Republic of Estonia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Undersecretary for Europe and Transatlantic Relations, about paperless administration and the benefits and challenges that come along with it. Read moreto: ”It All Starts With Political Will“
Since 2006 the “Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative and Deutsche Bank are honouring innovative, forward-looking projects in the annual competition ”Landmarks in the Land of Ideas”. Click through the impressions of the last 10 years:Read moreto: 10 Years "Landmarks in the Land of Ideas"