The importance of learning how to code in today’s Europe

Posted on 04. November 2015 by Hanna Engblom I have a confession to make. I have, for a very long time, wanted to learn how to code. I have, however, been too afraid to try, convincing myself that I probably need to either be nerdier than I am now, or a maths prodigy in order to … Continue reading The importance of learning how to code in today’s Europe

3 Reasons Why Internet Voting is ‘Far From Home’

Posted on 23. March 2015 by Miloš Djindjic User-friendly technologies make people more prone to the activities that come with electronic, internet or online prefixes. Whether it’s online purchasing, e-banking or gaming, you can almost do everything online nowadays. There is no end in sight to the debate on the impact of new technologies on peoples’ lives. … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Internet Voting is ‘Far From Home’

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?

Young generation’s workplan for the EU Commission 2014-2019

24. October 2014

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What are the topics the new EU Commission needs to tackle foremost in the eyes of young Europeans? FutureLab Europe participants defined their priorities with regard to the political guidelines for the 2014-2019 EU Commission that its president Jean-Claude Juncker presented.

The workplan drafted by FutureLab Europe participants contains the young generation’s recommendations to the European Commission on the basis of the four umbrella topics listed in the Strategic Agenda for the Union in Times of Change. FutureLab Europe’s final propositions range from calling for a reconfiguration of the Youth Guarantee scheme to support long term youth employment, to asking for the development of a unified EU migration policy.

Living the digital narrative

Posted on 29. June 2014 by Anna Karolin I have two laptops (work and personal), a tablet I use for reading and a high end smartphone for tracking, calling and taking pictures. I know how to operate all major social media sites and can familiarise myself with software with a user-friendly interface within a few hours. … Continue reading Living the digital narrative