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…

Europæisk Ungdom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Danish European Youth Movement or Europæisk Ungdom was formed as a non- partisan platform for young people to express their opinion on Europe, and thus, to engage a wider audience in the European project through collaborative work. The latter takes the form of various events and projects that aim to raise the awareness…

Youth on the move

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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, Spotter.one, 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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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.

Not your typical ‘About Me’ opening

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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.

Migration – Refugees and Labor

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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.