Latest NOW Conference in Vienna
January 30-31. 2017, Austria
At the end of January 2017 the third International Mayors' Conference NOW took place in Vienna.
For the first time a meeting of local decision-makers, outstanding experts, EU-Parliamentarians and refugees focused on displaced children.
Under the banner "Children under the Radar" international participants - from Lebanon, Jordan, Greece, Turkey, Germany and many further countries - discussed the topic for two days to identify central challenges and promising solutions. A final report will be published in the curse of the next weeks.
"Realize the invisible line, that connects everyone with everything“
26.1.2017, Burgtheater Wien
On 26th of January the Burgtheater’s centre stage was equally taken by humanity, the connecting and artistic quality.
Act.Now organized together with the Burgtheater an evening with André Heller and Karin Bergmann, where musician from Europe, Africa and Asia presented their rich compositions, ensemble members read out of prominent author‘s literary work, who escaped their home countries themselves or grew up in foreign countries and personalities talked about their own emigration and immigration.