practice: Initiative

Spiral (Špirála)

The Špirála / Spiral is a Slovak nationwide network of organizations dedicated to environmental education and training. Spiral is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded as an interest association of legal entities, established in June 2001. The organization is a member of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Spiral prepares and implements projects to support …

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Conscious (Vedomé)

The founders were inspired by the film INCEPTION, in which a spinning teetotum determined whether a person was awake or dreaming. If it did not stop spinning, it shows, that person was dreaming, but if it leaned to the side over time and fell, it meant, that person was in a reality in which the …

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Food Revolution Slovakia

FOOD REVOLUTION is a worldwide awareness campaign under the auspices of the Food Foundation of Jamie Oliver, which aims to disseminate information on the prevention of childhood obesity, but also to highlight the need for education in the field of adult nutrition. It’s a challenge for schools, kindergartens, caterers, communities, businesses, restaurants, individuals – really …

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Climate Alliance

The Climate Alliance brings together municipalities, regions, provinces, NGOs and schools in 20 European countries. The members of the Slovak Climate Alliance are four municipalities and 74 schools from Slovakia. Their interest unites them in stabilizing the global climate. The schools in the Climate Alliance are closely interconnecting by the exchange of information, experience and …

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Smart Patients – Holistic Empowerment of Citizens to Become Experts in Their Own Health

Although today one can find numerous information on health topics, those information are often not user friendly. There is a lack of material, especially for adults with low educational level. Moreover, no adequate health information exists for the needs of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants.  One of the EU Health Strategy’s main objectives is „empowering …

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Learn4Health

The needs that give Learn4Health its rationale are centrally situated within current European policies on health, nutrition, obesity prevention and the development of capacity to address those issues at the institutional and individual levels Learn4Health was created to develop skills, methods, collaborative approaches and to enhance food literacy and meet challenges of health, nutrition and …

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World Green Flight

Already in 2012, MATEVŽ LENARČIČ and Aerosol started the measurement of black carbon in the atmosphere as part of the GreenLight – WorldFlight project. He again traveled 91,000 km across the Southern Hemisphere across the continent of the oceans, including Antarctica and across Mount Everest, using ultralight aircraft. At the time, such measurements proved to …

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The Slow Food Initiative

Slow Food is a global movement working for a sustainable food system. For Slow Food, the preservation of rural agriculture, traditional food crafts and regional biodiversity are as important as fair remuneration for sustainable producers and the appreciation and enjoyment of food. The initiative promotes responsible agriculture and fishing, species-appropriate livestock breeding, traditional food crafts …

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