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German President Opened the "Era of Citizens" Conference

In Berlin, German President Joachim Gauck opened the international conference "The Era of Citizens – How Civil Society and Foundations are Shaping the Future". Experts from civil society such as 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi discussed the future of the role of civil society and foundations.

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The Future of Foundations

How do foundations need to position their organization and their work to use the resources available in the best way possible for the good of society? The Foundation is using its birthday as an opportunity to examine the future viability of the sector.

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kailash Satyarthi: Partner to the Robert Bosch Stiftung

The Robert Bosch Stiftung congratulates the Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. The Foundation has supported his dedication to the fight against child labor with donations and projects, and will welcome him to the international "Era of Citizens" conference in Berlin on October 16th.

Javier Solana and NATO's future

The former Secretary General of NATO, Javier Solana, visited the Robert Bosch Stiftung in Berlin and discussed with experts and young leaders "Current Challenges and the Future of NATO". Solana defined three particular challenges that could shape the future of the Alliance.

Ōtsuchi in Japan: "Under One Roof"

Ōtsuchi in north-east Japan was almost completely destroyed in 2011. Today, a new workshop gives people the opportunity to engage in crafts and to gain qualifications for future work.

Nominated for The German Senior Citizens’ Awards

The elderly of today are pioneers for the generation of tomorrow. They break stereotypes and successfully change social clichés. The Robert Bosch Stiftung launched the German Senior Citizens’ Awards to celebrate the extra years of life we have gained.

Opening of the UWC Robert Bosch College

The first United World College (UWC) in Germany opened its doors on September 23rd. Students from 70 countries will live, learn, and earn an internationally accredited diploma here together. The UWC Robert Bosch College in Freiburg is the largest individual project in the history of the Foundation.

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