To solve the world's most pressing problems, collaboration among people,
nations, political and economic unions are paramount.
Connecting the world is no longer a choice, but an imperative.

About

Make Room is a Global Social Change Ecosystem where - Young leaders build innovative solutions;
Change-makers accelerate their goals by open dialogue and exchange of good practices;
and Sustainable Solutions are Advocated for social change.

Establihed in 2016, Following the 13th European Union - India Summit where European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, Council of Europe President Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi reconfirmed their commitment to jointly strengthen the Strategic Partnership between European Union and India. The partnership was established to strengthen the collaboration between European Union and India in wide range of areas for cooperation such as foreign and security policy, trade and investment, economy, global issues as well as people to people contacts and human rights. Click here to read more!

Make Room is an independently organized Social Change Ecosystem creating and strengthening civil society's cooperation to drive positive social change globally. Make Room is a unique platform for impact-oriented intellectual, cultural and personal interactions between changemakers of Europe and the rest of the world.

Make Room fosters civil dialogue and creates impact-oriented partnerships between individuals and organizations of Europe and the rest of the world and facilitates dialogue to create effective initiatives developing innovative, sustainable and easily-replicable solutions to problems found in both - Europe and elsewhere.

Make Room drives positive social change globally from its representations in Dobele, Latvia (Make Room Europe), in Galatone, Italy and in Bengaluru, India (Make Room India).

We are always on the lookout for aspiring, passionate individuals and organisations with a well-defined area of focus tackling a socially relevant issue with an innovative, replicable and sustainable intervention. We are looking for innovative ideas, interventions, tools and services solving socially relevant issues.

Open Call

Mission

Make Room's main focus as an ecosystem fostering social change across Europe and globally is to build and strengthen strategic partnerships between organizations working to drive positive social change, notably within the sectors of health, inequality, climate and education; build and develop innovative solutions in response to the identified issues; build, promote and foster strategic dialogue between civil societies and public authorities to encourage active citizenship and promote civil society's active engagement in creating and developing social change oriented policy reforms.

Partnerships & Internationalization of individuals and organizations active in the field social change:
1. Build, strengthen and promote strategic partnerships;
2. Enhance the management, governance and innovation capacity

Innovative solutions to the identified problems:
3. Develop and create innovative, easily-replicable tools/services/products

Strategic community involvement for policy reform:
4. Conduct research and develop qualitative studies as open educational resources of public authority-driven schemes/reforms/bills;
5. Screen, evaluate and follow public authority-driven schemes/reforms/bills affecting active citizenship and democracy;
6. Create and promote transnational, cooperative collaboration between civil-society driven organizations and public authorities;
7. Create, test and launch systems/structures/processes of policy reform developed through exchange of good practices;
8. Create and support strategic dialogue between public authorities and the civil society to encourage active participation in democratic processes

Social Change:
9. Overall to create, strengthen and support positive and impact-driven social change supported by civil-society developed easily-replicable solutions.

Vision

To solve the world's most pressing problems, collaboration among people, nations, political and economic unions are paramount. Connecting the world is no longer a choice, but an imperative. An ecosystem, where impact-oriented transnational partnerships are built; innovations to address socially relevant problems are developed; strategic dialogues between civil societies and public authorities are created is crucial for creating actively engaged communities with passion and capacity to solve issues of today. Make Room envisions a well-connected global society of communities actively engaged in promoting and exercising fundamental values of today - respect for human dignity and human rights, freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law.

Team

The team combines the power of both - India & Europe

Changemakers' Room

Ecosystem's flagship initiative developing international impact projects

Initiatives

Initiatives driving positive social change bringing India & Europe closer