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 Team blue: The First Step Towards a Borderless Europe

Apr 22, 2016

By: Hanna Polishchuk   Early Wednesday was our departure day from Brussels and at the same time the first day of the trip. At the beginning, it felt uneasy but as we hopped on the first train with our InterRail passes, all the doubts dissolved. After the previous sleepless night, we got the chance to relax […]

To vote or not to vote? Should that still be a question?

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May 30, 2014

by Monica Nica In Sofia, the Europe on Track presentation was part of a larger event dedicated to the Y Vote project, also organised by AEGEE. The format comprised an initial debate on compulsory voting, followed by a panel debate on voting and youth participation, ending with our presentation on the European Parliament elections. During […]

How the hero of Lviv became Putin’s worst enemy

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May 21, 2014

Ambitious youngsters strive for a European, free Ukraine If there is one question that comes to the minds of the Europeans when they read or hear news from Ukraine these days it is: “what to think about the situation in this country?” After the first massive enthusiasm, support of Euromaidan and the condemnation of the […]

Europe on Track 2: The great Finale

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May 15, 2014

31 days, 25 cities and 16 countries since the departure from Brussels on 9th April, the Europe on Track 2 teams arrived at their last stops: Strasbourg and Budapest, respectively. Europe on Track, winner of the 2013 European Charlemagne Youth Prize,was asked to present the project to inspire the more than 5,000 young people meeting […]

The fight for tomorrow

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May 11, 2014

Over the course of the last few months Ukraine has been a topic of great interest and concern; not only here in Europe but around the world. Killings, fire, barricades, tires, Berkut, corruption, Yanukovych- those are the words and those are the images that we have heard and seen almost every day in our national […]

Join Europe on Track at the EYE 2014

May 07, 2014

“Europe on Track”, winner of the 2013 European Charlemagne Youth Prize, invites you to join the presentation of the documentary and the recommendations gathered about young people’s vision of Europe. The event will be moderated by Mrs Katrin Ruhrmann, Director for Information Offices of European Parliament, and Mrs Bettina Leysen, Vice-chairwomen of the Charlemagne Prize […]

Fences are not made of sausage abroad!

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May 06, 2014

by Monica Nica A last minute change introduced a detour in our route between Zagreb and Belgrade. The name of this fortunate twist is Pécs, in Hungary. Although we only spent 17 hours in the European Capital of Culture of 2010, they were filled to the brim both with challenging debates and soaking up some […]

Croats feel more Europtimists a year after entering the EU

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May 04, 2014

by Lucia Sobeková The conference held at the European House in Zagreb gave us an impression that pro-European feelings among young population are growing. The conference focused on the European elections and brought interesting insights of participants why voting in the European elections 2014 is crucial for the future of their country. The European elections […]

Belarus: Breaking Down the Stereotypes

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May 01, 2014

After meeting EP candidates in Riga, we embarked on a journey to the unknown – Belarus. Stories about the strict border control in Belarus are quite common and so until the very last minute we were not sure if we will be allowed to enter the country. However, much to our surprise, the border police […]

What about a youth dimension to policy-making?

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May 01, 2014

by Monica Nica From the border with Italy we were accompanied by “the Emerald Beauty”, one of the rare rivers in the world that retain the emerald-green colour throughout their length. The beauty of the scenery on the way to Ljubljana was only matched by the beauty of the Slovenian people we have met. They […]