Juncker’s investment package; the last chance for European Millennials?

Posted on 18. December 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski Youth employment being a top priority has been a constant in the European leaders’ discourse; Europe’s future depends on the skills, creativity and energy of our young people, they all say repeatedly. Unfortunately, youth unemployment levels are at a worryingly high level, especially in the South of … Continue reading Juncker’s investment package; the last chance for European Millennials?

Balkan Shades of Peace

Posted on 24. October 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski This September, I have fully dedicated myself to one very important and universal concept: peace. I had the opportunity to participate in three interesting events that deeply focused on this concept: the `Youth Reconciliation Ambassadors` (YRA) programme organized by the Youth Education Committee in Belgrade (Serbia), aiming … Continue reading Balkan Shades of Peace

Instead of Twerk & Selfie

Posted on 29. August 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski Words are the greatest weapon that humankind has ever made. Some may find it controversial to compare them with rifles, bazooka’s or missiles, but if you think about it, every conflict in human history started with words, and then they were used to justify the use of violence. … Continue reading Instead of Twerk & Selfie

Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Two Oars of European Youth Lifeboat

Posted on 27. May 2014 by Daniel Gjokjeski José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission, in one occasion said that the biggest asset of the Europe is that is a continent of creative social entrepreneurs who have designed systems to enhance education, health, social inclusion and the well-being of citizens. However, this risk taking, … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Two Oars of European Youth Lifeboat

Between cultures and religions, past and future

Posted on 20. November 2013 by Daniel Gjokjeski Whoever thought that is a broad topic to cover in a blog, he`s right! However, sometimes things can be so intense on different levels that it is good to remind ourselves on some fundamental concepts and current tracks before making any judgments. Yes, the Balkans are again … Continue reading Between cultures and religions, past and future