10 survival messages for (young) entrepreneurs

Posted on 06. May 2014 by Lukáš Fúčela Are you thinking about surfing on the great start-up wave but you’re not sure if you would be able to survive in the high tide? Don’t be afraid to miss the comfort of having a steady job! The advice from experienced entrepreneurs at the Ronda Forum on Education … Continue reading 10 survival messages for (young) entrepreneurs

To move or not to move – is that the question? Reflections on the debate ‘The future is us! Young Europeans discuss with Wolfgang Schäuble’

Posted on 10. June 2013 by Estefanía Almenta I was born in Spain in a family of very humble means. My parents never had the opportunity to study, but I did thanks to the effort of my country, which paid for my education. Now I’m highly qualified and ready to give back to society the fruits … Continue reading To move or not to move – is that the question? Reflections on the debate ‘The future is us! Young Europeans discuss with Wolfgang Schäuble’

Europe’s ‘Lost Generation’ on the ‘New Deal’: “We are a resource, not a problem”

Posted on 29. May 2013 by Zuzana Novakova Yesterday German and French Ministers presented a  “New Deal for Europe” aimed at tackling youth unemployment. The plan is based on three main pillars: access to credit for small and medium-sized businesses; assistance to fund apprenticeships; and encouraging mobility throughout Europe. Unfortunately the plan contains mainly repackaged old … Continue reading Europe’s ‘Lost Generation’ on the ‘New Deal’: “We are a resource, not a problem”

Europe@stake

Posted on 06. May 2013 by Heidi Beha Reflections on the debate with Commissoner Joaquín Almunia on Europe’s lost generation. In the aftermath of the Arab Spring it looks as if it has become en vogue for politicians to be advocates of the youth. Teenagers could be dangerous with their Facebook revolutions and their practices of … Continue reading Europe@stake

Youngsters fighting for the European dream – some reflections on Europe@debate

Posted on 01. May 2013 by Leticia Díez Sánchez The philosopher José Ortega y Gasset once famously stated “Spain is the problem, Europe is the solution”. This might sound like a harsh declaration, yet for many Spaniards it felt particularly true some seventy years after the famous quote was voiced. In 1986, Spain acceded the EU after … Continue reading Youngsters fighting for the European dream – some reflections on Europe@debate