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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. …

Young People and the Planet | End of the iDebate project: 2,400 young participants and a different type of evaluation

The latest event of the #Debate project has the theme “Active Citizenship and its Role in Sustainable Development.” From a wide range of issues in the field of sustainable development, environmental protection is more accessible to young people and more present in their concerns. We also take this opportunity to bring to the attention of …

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 …