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…

Spring Meeting 2016 – Vienna

How do we tackle the challenges of Migration, Euroscepticism and Nationalism in our educational work? 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. IUC’s executive director, Nina Norgaard, is attending the meeting…

Youth on the move

Youth on the Move is a project seminar for IUC ́s networks and staff with the following main elements:

  • Best practise examples on how to debate Europe (e.g.Waves projects, MEP, gamelab, MUN, seminars in Stockholm and Vienna, European Week )
  • Food for thought from external actors/guests (e.g. Hotel Proforma,, MM – think tank, European Movement, Our Europe)
  • Workshops on how to combine experiences gained – with new methods/ideas to debate and set scenarios for IUC ́s activities in the future. Keywords: Challenges, Actions, Visions

Schengen is dead? Long live Schengen

Jacques Delors, Antonio Vitorino, Yves Bertoncini and the participants of our 2015 European Steering Committee call on the heads of state and government to both safeguard and strengthen Schengen in the face of international crises (terrorist attacks and the massive influx of asylum-seekers), in a declaration untitled “Schengen is dead? Long live Schengen!” which has already been published in several European media. 


World Forum for Democracy which took place in Strasbourg in November has provided preliminary conclusions. The insights gathered during the World Forum meetings inform the work of the Council of Europe and its numerous partners in the field of democracy and democratic governance.

BDF Summit 2015: Challenges and Game Changers

The discussions in the session “The Baltic Sea Region: Challenges and Game Changers” was based around a paper by Tobias Etzold and Christian Opitz, Stiftung Wissenshaft und Politik. The paper suggests that a meaningful cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region involving Russia is still possible and recommends a step-by-step approach as a possible way forward.