Europe on Track

Who represents Latvia during the EP elections?

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Apr 29, 2014

Discussing the ideas for Europe with EP candidates in Riga After the stop in Warsaw, team blue embarked on a long journey by bus up north to the capital of Latvia: Riga. Latvia can be seen as a symbol of the revival of the Baltic States and for years it had one of the highest […]

Young people should participate in youth associations to let their voice being heard

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Apr 28, 2014

by Lucia Sobeková Easter atmosphere awaited us in Udine! City centre full of people and families was a great spot to talk to young people and ask them what Europe means to them. The answers were quite colorful too. Many youngsters consider Europe as a world of possibilities and diversity. On the other hand, crisis […]

The European miracle at the Vistula river

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Apr 26, 2014

Taking Europtimism serious during fierce discussions in Warsaw If there is one city in Europe that can rightfully be called a Fenix that has risen from its ashes, it is the city of Warszawa; the capital of Poland at the Vistula river. It has known a vibrant and often violent history, which climaxed during the […]

Is youth mobility socially mobile?

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Apr 25, 2014

by Monica Nica Heading to Naples we were hoping that the sunny weather we had experienced up to that moment would get even better. Instead, rain and clouds insisted to tag along with us through the two days we spent there. But the outside chilliness was counteracted by the warmth with which Nicola and his […]

Raise status of every job is needed to lead youngsters from unemployment

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Apr 21, 2014

by Lucia Sobeková Bergamo – a charming city of Europtimists, keen travelers and active AEGEE people. These are the words which describe the best our first stop in Italy. Team of AEGEE- Bergamo prepared us full programme of street actions as well as the conference at the University of Bergamo. In the morning, we joined […]

Inventing the jobs of the future in Brno

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Apr 21, 2014

Discussing the sources of unemployment and the opportunities for the new generation In the previous article of team blue about our stop in Prague, we discussed the curious case of Euro-scepticism and scepticism in general in the Czech Republic. The next destination of our travel was the student city Brno where we found a statue […]

We believe in voting and democracy, not in politicians

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Apr 20, 2014

by Monica Nica Marine, the president of AEGEE Lyon introduced us to her wonderful home city and the French way of spending time – picnicking with friends by the riverside. She also proposed having a different approach to disseminating information about the European Parliament (EP) elections and gathering opinions on it. Instead of holding a […]

Czech Republic: Nation of Sceptics?

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Apr 20, 2014

Visit to the Metro Depot In Prague we were met by the representative of the Youth for Public Transport (Y4PT). Together with our partner we are trying to raise an awareness among the young people about the most sustainable and the most environmentally friendly ways of travelling. Especially for our journey, Y4PT developed a Carbon […]

Erasmus is great, but we want to know more!

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Apr 18, 2014

by Monica Nica We left Brussels a week ago but it already feels like we have been travelling for a month. The numerous hours spent in trains and the lack of proper rest is already starting to take its toll. Fortunately, the people we have met along the way, who helped us in so many […]

Road to the future or end of freedom of movement?

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Apr 17, 2014

One of the places in Europe that really breathes history is Berlin: a city of many paradoxes. It has been the mighty capital of Prussia and imperial Germany; it was burned to the ground in the Second World War and was the symbol of the Cold War, with the Berlin Wall as physical divide between […]