weltgewandt. Institut für interkulturelle politische Bildung e.V., Berlin/DE
The non-profit organisation provides citizenship education and information on political, social and cultural issues for everyone. weltgewandt („open to the world”) focuses on a) making current developments in society and politics understood, b) fostering an awareness of what democracy is and which values are needed to keep it running, and c) encouraging citizens to actively participate in social, political and cultural life. Taking the existing plurality of modern societies into consideration, weltgewandt also strengthens d) the dialogue between people of different cultures, social contexts, generations and life-styles.
weltgewandt e.V. runs seminars, workshops and trainings combining complex issues of societies with creative approaches. It also produces educational material for trainers and teachers encompassing information and didactical inspirations for positive and fruitful learning experiences.