Newsletter March 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This month’s briefing will address IUC’s upcoming seminar, Youth on the Move, in further detail by lifting the curtain on what is currently taking place behind closed doors. For this purpose, we have Ifor Molenhuis – a key figure in the planning and execution of the seminar – sit with us and discuss the…

Newsletter Feb. 2016

How do we tackle the challenges of Migration, Euroscepticism and Nationalism in the educational work we are engaged in? That question would be driving the agenda of a seminar, hosted by our partner organisation – EUNET, which is to take place from the 9th to the 11th of March in Vienna.

Newsletter Nov. 2015

[vc_row type=”2″ padding_top=”32″ padding_bottom=”32″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] In the second instalment of our monthly briefings, we will introduce the reader to two other characters, who stood behind the successful planning, execution, monitoring and closure of Waves of Democracy, namely Andreas Guidi and Christin Knüpfer.

Newsletter Oct. 2015

[vc_row type=”2″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] The following section is where I am supposed to broadcast my message and share my experiences.For the sake of simplicity, I will do my best to keep it short and sweet with a touch of personality. I hope that you find our monthly briefing interesting and useful.

Waves of Democracy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Between 30th of June and 7th July 2013, young students, professionals and social activists with diverse backgrounds came together from 24 countries from the EU and beyond, gathered in Sønderborg, DK, for the summer academy Waves of Democracy. Sønderborg lies on the island of Als in the heart of the Sønderjylland/Schleswig-Holstein border region. After centuries…

Ifor’s Commentary

Magdalena: How far are you in the planning phase of the seminar and what are your impressions so far? Ifor: All the arrangements for the seminar are pretty much in place. We succeeded in finding some very interesting speakers from various national and international organizations, and we are pleased that so many of the people…

Youth on the Move

As reiterated many times before, the seminar will provide a space for exchange and debate on tools, best practice and experiences for international educators and navigators from our networks. It ́s planned to further develop existing activities and tools and to identify where new ones are needed. Astute readers will notice that the updated version…

Vienna Meeting

Having known the EUNET crew for many years, and having long shared an enormous kinship of spirit and values with them, IUC’s executive director – Nina Nørgaard, recently attended a seminar in Vienna with fellow colleagues aimed at brainstorming ideas on how to tackle predicaments revolving around Euroscepticism, Nationalism and integration of refugees. A select…

Model European Parliament/ Baltic Sea Region

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”1100″ img_size=”full”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] IUC acts as an administrative coordinator for the MEP BSR, the Model European Parliament Baltic Sea Region organisation – working with youth parliaments in 11 countries in the Northern part of Europe. High school students meet twice a year to discuss current political topics related to the EU. In the upcoming session…