60 Ideas for Europe

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Je profite de l’approche du 9 mai, fête de l’Europe, pour soulever un problème qui me semble préocupant. Au jour d’aujourd’hui et c’est un fait les jeunes générations ne savent pas bien ce qu’est l’Europe, ce que sont ses enjeux, et son importance pour leur futur. Alors que ces enfants sont l’avenir de l’Europe, nombre… » read more

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Most museums, schools, governments and cultural organizations complain about the lack of interest for arts, culture and cultural heritage by younger people. Attempts to lure a younger public of diverse cultural backgrounds into our cultural institutions usually end in tears and frustration. But lets be honest here: if you have to decide between having a… » read more

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Status of student

I don’t really know how this matter looks like in other European countries, but the situation in Poland is, in my opinion, a little bit crazy. All the schools, from pimary up to universities, provide their students with “student cards”. But they are valid inside Poland only. It implies two serious disadvanages: 1. It is… » read more

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To go beyond the Erasmus programm and to offer ALL young people the opportunity to spend a few months of their life in another EU country, working and exchanging with other young people all around Europe. The young people should be working for non profit organisations or public organisations. The actions could deal with culture,… » read more

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Student

I suggest a “Youth Parliment”of EU where the talented and young leaders belonging to every walk of life should be represented. It is obvious that they are the future leaders, movers and shakers of the EU, so their grooming should be started at early age. It will enable EU to reach the heights of development,… » read more

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Why not start from the scratch with the view of bringing the EU closer to its citizens!?! let’s draft a common lecture about the basics of the EU (institutions, functioning, and impact on day to day life) that would be taught in each school on the territory of the European Union!

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Solidarcite the “city year” for young volunteers in Belgium. The principle is to offer to young people from diversified backgrounds to act during a certain period of their life as active volunteers involved in different social projects. The “city year” is based on 3 main principles: – A commitment to serve the community: In practice,… » read more

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European Youth Forum

The young people is the most scepticism with the European Union. It´s important to give them more information and clarify everything that is concerned with the European Union. There are a lot of policies that affect the youth, like Erasmus and Leonard aids, the facilities to learn another language in the European Union, and the… » read more

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As stated in the Agenda 21, children and youth have a right to participate in all decisions that will affect them. This is the case for most political decisions. So far there are only a few examples of full-scale youth participation in political decision-making processes in Europe. In most cases it is limited to “listening… » read more

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