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Generation Europe: The Youth Encounters are starting!

Generation Europe: The Youth Encounters are starting!

For months, 30 European youth institutions have been preparing for it, and now it’s getting practical: this weekend, the first international youth encounter within the framework of Generation Europe will begin in Valencia. Nine more encounters will follow this autumn: In Brno (Czech Republic), Minsk (Belarus), Florence (Italy), Sofiko (Greece) as well as in Munich, […]

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A laboratory for Active European Citizenship

A laboratory for Active European Citizenship

Motivating young people to get involved at the location and on the European level: To reach this goal, 30 youth work institutions from 15 European countries united to become the “Generation Europe” network. From the 20th to the 26th of September, the participating youth centres, associations, unions, and institutions will transform the European Youth Education […]

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IBB e.V. accompanies 15 youths from North Rhine-Westphalia to Wattignies

The 17th youth summit in France was all about fake news In these days 15 youths from Alpen, Alfter, Beckum, Datteln, Dortmund, Düren, Dusseldorf, Gelsenkirchen, Hagen, Hattingen, Leopoldshöhe, Monheim and Solingen, all towns in North Rhine-Westphalia, are packing their bags for a special trip: On Sunday, they will, invited by the State Government, travel to […]

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“Generation Europe” raises its voice

“Generation Europe” raises its voice

Democracy in Europe has already been in better shape: in many countries, undemocratic and right-wing populist movements are gaining approval. Values ​​such as freedom, democracy and respect for human rights are repeatedly called into question. But young people across the continent will not allow that to go unchallenged. From July 3rd to 8th, representatives of […]

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IBB professional conference Inklud:Mi Flight and Addiction: Health Empowerment needs a cultural sensitive basis

IBB professional conference Inklud:Mi Flight and Addiction: Health Empowerment needs a cultural sensitive basis

Where does pleasure end and addiction begin? Employees of drug advisory centres probably will answer this question differently than a refugee from Afghanistan would. „In our prevention work with migrants and refugees we can not presume our level of knowledge, but have to develop culturally sensitive services“, summarises Hildegard Azimi-Boedecker, Department Manager for Job International […]

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Refugee situation in Greece unacceptable. E4R professional project group returns from Thessaloniki

„Refugees are not numbers, they are persons: They are faces, names, and stories – and they have to be treated as such“. Pope Francis, Lesvos/Greece 2016 It is slowly getting dark on Aristotle square in Thessaloniki, a corner is smelling of urine, and the cellphone stores on the square are packed with young people wanting […]

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