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The end of iDebate opens new doors for young Europeans’ participation

Engaging young people in the European project Starting from the profound need of the young generation across Europe to engage more actively in the democratic process and to be part of their communities’ growth, the iDebate project aimed at involving young people from seven European countries in learning activities and participate in the public debates and consultations. …

4th Local Event: Youth participation in the European Elections, 13.12.2018

Elections are a vital part of democracy and the key instrument for citizens to make their voice heard. Of all the generations of Europeans, the current young generation is the most pro-European. However, youth support does not necessarily translate into active democratic participation. Data from the last European elections shows a sharp decrease in the turnout of young …

3rd Local event in Slovenia: EU and Youth – Climate change, 6.12.2018

Climate change is one of the most critical global challenges of our times. Recent events have emphatically demonstrated our growing vulnerability to climate change (severe droughts and floods, the process of disappearance of the clearly divided four seasons, the increasingly high temperatures in summer…) . Being an active citizen, to participate in the everyday democratic …

2nd Local Event in Slovenia: Active citizenship and solidarity, 3. December 2018

Better recognision of volunteering experiences among employers and formal educational institutions, better quality of mentoring for volunteers – guality standards for mentoring programms, information campaigns on volunteer work are the ideas that came up at second local event of the iDebate project in Slovenia, where students of Secondary Building School and Gymnasium Maribor, were discussing …