The main philosophy of Schwulenberatung Berlin is about the humanistic understanding of people: every individual or system has the resources necessary for further development and primarily needs a framework in order to be able to go through the processes necessary for the development of this immanent potential. Human experience and action always strive for growth, expansion and perfection. With its various offers, Schwulenberatung Berlin would like to offer a framework in which the processes required for this can take place.
MitOst is a network organization that enables activities and programmes which foster cultural exchange, active citizenship, social cohesion and sustainable urban and rural development – beyond cultural, sectoral or linguistic borders. As part of a growing pan-European network, MitOst supports citizens in participating actively in their societies and in acting according to democratic principles.
Off-University creates new strategies to uphold and sustain academic life and knowledge threatened by anti-democratic and authoritarian regimes. It was established for and by academics from Turkey yet addresses itself to academics all over the world: academics who have been purged from their institutions, forced to resign, who are legally and politically persecuted and even imprisoned because of their opinion and research.
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) is Germany’s oldest intermediary organisation for international cultural relations. It promotes a peaceful and enriching coexistence between people and cultures worldwide. ifa supports artistic and cultural exchange in exhibition, dialogue and conference programmes, and it acts as a centre of excellence for international cultural relations. It is part of a global network and relies on sustainable, long-term partnerships.
The Martin Roth-Initiative protects artists who are committed in their home country to the freedom of art, democracy and human rights by enabling temporary residence in Germany or third countries for the purpose of protecting those who are being persecuted.
European Centre for Press and Media Freedom
The European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF) is a non-profit organisation that was founded in Leipzig, Germany, 2015. It operates on the basis of the European Charter on Freedom of the Press and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.