IHAVET: Short-term training meeting in Katerini

During the week of the 4th of October, members of different organizations that worked on the IHAVET project as well as students with a migrant background, parents and youth workers travelled to Katerini (Greece) to test prove the toolkit produced. This  meeting was the last step towards the conclusion of our project. The goal of […]

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ApartTogether survey. An interview with Eva Spiritus-Beerden

by Tamara Hegyi, 4th October 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had serious impacts on our lives. We have never experienced a phenomenon like this before, so studying its effects is crucial in order to better understand what is happening and what we can do in the future to better help and support those people that […]

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Get to know our projects: DO-IT

by Tamara Hegyi, 20th September 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives significantly. In particular, it had a huge impact on education, and especially on the education of vulnerable populations. The aim of this project is to ensure access, equity and inclusion in the learning environment. Introduction to the project Fast facts Title: Digital cOmpetence […]

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Wounded for life? The reality of child soldiers

By Tamara Hegyi, 6th September 2021 Instead of living the careless and joyful life of children, some are forced to face with the cruellest side of the world, war.Children are being recruited by armed forces and are being put in extremely dangerous situations. These children are expected to combat, transport explosives, act as a human […]

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5 Times Fake News Was Used Against Migrants

By Andrea Visentin, 21th July 2021 Fake news in our digital age is an ever increasing problem. In a survey carried out in 2018 across all the European Union, 37% of respondents said that they encountered fake news “every day or almost every day”, while only 17% “seldom or never”. An other study of 2018 […]

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Ethiopia’s conflict needs to be stopped, for youth’s sake

By Andrea Visentin, 06th July 2021 Since November 2020, Ethiopia has been involved in an internal conflict – that at this point might as well be called civil war – between the central government led by the Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the Tigray Defense Force. All communications in the Tigray region, where the fighting […]

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Human rights or State rights? On the criminalisation of solidarity

By Andrea Visentin, 23rd June 2021 The criminalisation of humanitarian assistance has been a growing problem in the European Union since the migration crisis of 2015. This is not only a practical problem because it puts more lives at risk, but it is also a theoretical one, because it shows the shortcomings of the human […]

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EDD-European Development Days

In the 14th edition of the EDD (European Development Days) the president of the European commission Ursula Von der Leyen during her opening speech underlines her interest in environmental policy, the main theme since the beginning of her mandate, which become reality with the European green deal. “The EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL has paved the way […]

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IP rights: are vaccines a common good or a luxury product?

By Andrea Visentin, 10th June 2021 Are vaccines a collective good of humanity that should be available equally to everyone, or are they just another product that provides profits to big companies? In other words, can the rules of capitalism be put aside when they go against basic human rights? On 2nd of October 2020, […]

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