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

Bringing Europe to schools? Still a worthy cause!

Posted on 26. June 2014 by Veronika Sobolova To ensure the future of the European Union, a widespread, active European citizenship is needed. The Europamobil project, run by the Genshagen Foundation and the Robert Bosch Stiftung, attempts to take up this challenge. During the project, I was part of an international team that visited 10 different schools in … Continue reading Bringing Europe to schools? Still a worthy cause!

Mother of all Elections in Belgium

Posted on 29. May 2014 by Marian Cramers It was the first time in our history that Belgium hosted the ‘Mother of all Elections’: citizens voted for the European, Federal and Regional Parliaments combined. However the attention was directed away from the European topics. In fact, the elections were dominated by national interests caused by the … Continue reading Mother of all Elections in Belgium

Austria and the European elections: Why so many young voters are so keen on the FPÖ

Posted on 21. May 2014 by Thomas Baumgartner Party, politics and protest: the FPÖ represents such a perfect combination of these elements that for young Austrians the populist right-wingers are the first choice. The fact that the country is currently celebrating Conchita Wurst does not amount to evidence of any increase in tolerance levels. The … Continue reading Austria and the European elections: Why so many young voters are so keen on the FPÖ

Balkan’s Nature and Society (the flood issue)

Posted on 21. May 2014 by Adnan Rahimic Over the last few days, the Balkan region is facing one of its greatest natural catastrophes, the floods. In times like this, people seem to forget the things that they thought were important – especially the political beliefs and the national affiliation that “made them different from one … Continue reading Balkan’s Nature and Society (the flood issue)