How attractive is it to be a politician?

Posted on 03. December 2013 by Doris Manu, Marta Remacha Recio, Adnan Rahimić Imagine twelve people standing on a line. All of them have been asked “how attractive is it to be a politician in your country” and they are answering by their placement on the line: right side means completely attractive, left side means absolutely unappealing. … Continue reading How attractive is it to be a politician?

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

Chicken is not quite a bird

09. October 2013 posted by Heidi Beha The third Eastern Partnership summit in Vilnius is approaching and the EU’s relations with the east have become a hot topic again. Poland, Germany and Russia serve as an important triangular in this netting of interests, historical experiences and present outlooks. Youngsters and seniors discussed this at the … Continue reading Chicken is not quite a bird

Young in Greece vs. young in Germany

Posted on July 17 2013 by Heidi Beha Young people in Greece return back to their childhood home. They cannot start their own life, have their own family. This is what awaits Theodora Matziropoulou as well: Almost two-thirds of the people in her country under 30 are without a job, statistics indicate. In Germany only … Continue reading Young in Greece vs. young in Germany

MFF – What’s in it for me?

Posted on 22. February 2013 by Matilda Flemming While Brussels seems to be busy discussing horse meat, the other big discussion over the past weeks (and months if not years for that matter) – the Multiannual Financial Framework, or MFF – I find substantially more interesting. Working in the international youth sector, I have been monitoring … Continue reading MFF – What’s in it for me?