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Team blue: Europe on Prague!

Apr 23, 2016

By Hanna  Polishchuk   The day began quite late for us, as we finally had the chance to get a normal sleep! After having a delicious breakfast made by Ksenia we went to see the city with Sasha. . It was very interesting to go back with her to the tour of the past, as […]

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 […]

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 […]

The European miracle at the Vistula river

Debate Warsaw

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Charlemagne meets Charlemagne in Aachen

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Apr 11, 2014

11th of April 2014 Team Blue Discussing Democracy in the former capital of Europe If Europe would have any “capital” nowadays most people would situate it in Brussels, the city where the European institutions are located. However, in a distant past – more than a thousand years before we had a European Union and a […]

The shortcut to sustainability

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Dec 10, 2012

In our post from Berlin, we introduced the three most frequently cited obstacles encountered by young people on the road to sustainability—lack of information, time, and money. So now that we have identified the main problems, let’s take a look at the current efforts of young people, and some possible solutions they are offering. First, […]

Educate yourself!

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Dec 07, 2012

Erasmus, Bologna, mobility. The air is full of buzzwords on the form of our education. But what about the content? Does our education system prepare young people for their role in society? Does it give them awareness, interest, and tools for the bigger things in life? A better chance at finding a job? “You learn […]

The bumpy road to sustainability

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Dec 04, 2012

So far, the interviews indicate that young people are mostly preoccupied by our increasing dependency on fossil fuels, closely followed by the threat of resource shortages and the treatment of waste produced by our high-consumption society. But what are they doing about it? How much are young people aware of their own impact on the […]