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.
In the aftermath of the most successful summer academy IUC has ever organised, we would like to re-introduce the project, which you can read more about on our webpage, from the perspective of the very people who made Waves of Democracy possible.
Moving away from familiar faces and places is always difficult, but eventually rewarding as you realise how much you’ve grown and matured in the process. Back in 2008, the idea of going somewhere far away was both intensely appealing and just as much frightening.
On behalf of the Danish Cultural Institute in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, IUC would like to promote and draw attention to the conference Migration – Refugees and Labor, created as a part of the EU-project My!Europe supported by the Europe for Citizen-program.
The EU Youth Report reveals that generally young people are better educated than their predecessors and less young people drop out of school in the EU. Yet, 8.7 million young people aged 15-29 are unemployed, 13.7 million are not in employment, education or training (NEETs) and close to 27 million are at risk of poverty or…
Organisationerne som skal skabe fremtidens EU-debat skal blive langt bedre til at sikre sig ekstern finansiering gennem strategiske partnerskaber. Hvis ikke det sker, vil gennemslagskraften blive mindre og eksistensgrundlaget bliver med tiden sværere at identificere.
As promised, two weeks after the end of the Summer Academy in Soenderborg we are glad to present the official video of the event, filmed and mixed by our photographer and designer Micky Wang.
It sums up the activities, the experiences, and the feelings we had during a very intense week through the faces and the voices of our participants.
We, the participants of Waves of Democracy 2015 in Sønderborg present the following agenda. As 100 young people from Europe and its neighbours we gathered to exchange ideas about the current state of Europe, and also to discuss a relevant vision for the future.
Recent research shows that many young people are not interested in mainstream politics, but do still care about what is going on around them, and do want to help to make a difference.