Education is the key to a successful future. To offer all children - regardless of their origin – the same educational opportunities, Haniel Foundation advocates for educational justice, especially in Duisburg. You can read more about our committment for Duisburg and education here.
Last Friday the reading on the publication „freedom and common good – everlasting differences or two sides of the same coin?“ took place in the Federal Administrative Court of Leipzig. Based on a lecture of Hans-Jürgen Papier, former president of the Federal Constitutional Court at the 5th Haniel Circle the publication was published in an edition of 900 copies (Edition Speersort of Tempus Corporate, ISBN 978-3-945627-09-9). Editors are Hans Jürgen Papier and Timo Meynhardt, chairholder of the Dr. Arend Oetker Chair of Business Psychology and Leadership at the Leipzig Graduate School of Management and Managing Director of the „Center für Leadership and Values in Society“ at the University of St.Gallen.
For Haniel – and the foundation that is part of the family-owned company – the principle of the honorable merchant provides guidance for successful, long-lasting, and sustainable business, especially in today’s increasingly networked world. The essay „The honorable merchant“ tells more about our vision and mission. You can find the essay here.
Yesterday the 3rd WHU-Dialogue took place in Berlin. Topic was „Gaming? Seriosuly?! – Digital games as untapped social potential“. Organized by WHU Foundation also Alumni of Haniel Foundation were present. Aims were to demonstrate connections and cooperation possibilities with the gaming culture and bringing togehther important stakeholders such as Felix Oldenburg, Secretary General of the Association of German Foundations in Berlin, Dr. Maximilian Schenk, Managing Director of the German Games Industry Association and PietSmiet, presenting their charityevent „Friendly Fire“.
The 3rd Education Conference Duisburg takes place today. Topic is „Education Region Duisburg – campaigning for refugees“. In the „Market of possibilities“ also the cooperation project „Education as an Opportunity“ and the „Aletta Haniel Program“ of Haniel Foundation are presenting their activities for refugees and educationally disadvantaged children. Of course also our partners Teach First Deutschland, Chancenwerk e.V. and apeiros e.V. are present.