The future of our youngest generations?

Posted on 22. May 2014 by Estefanía Almenta One of the five headline targets of the Europe 2020 headline indicators is to reduce poverty by lifting at least 20 million people out of the risk of poverty or social exclusion by 2020. According to EUROSTAT, in 2012, 124.5 million people, or 24.8 % of the population, in the EU-28 were at risk of … Continue reading The future of our youngest generations?

Why do young Europeans feel neglected?

Posted on 19. May 2014 by Christopher Wratil It was two weeks ago that it happened. In Maastricht, four leading candidates from the major party groupings in the European Parliament were discussing their visions for Europe after the European elections. Young people from all over Europe were invited to ask questions for a  90-minute session via … Continue reading Why do young Europeans feel neglected?

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

When my country changed

Posted on 05. May 2014 by Sandra Grindgärds In April 2011, when the parliamentary elections took place in Finland, something happened to my country. It was spring and I was having the time of my life as an Erasmus student in Rennes in France. However, on the election night I had told my friends I … Continue reading When my country changed

Tales of everyday madness

Posted on 26. February 2014 by Theodora Matziropoulou It is the fear in front of a white page; in this case, the fear to write about other everyday fears, which haunt us. And sometimes we don’t want to speak about. A Saturday night in Thessaloniki. In front of my apartment-building, a young man approaches me. It … Continue reading Tales of everyday madness