Ukrainians in the EU family

By Sofia Pegoraro “We want Ukrainians in the EU family but we need to look at the legal restraints” - Ukraine in the Erasmus+ programme Gabriel Mariya says the European Commission does not plan to change the status of Ukraine inside the Erasmus + programme. The European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth…

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Brains on the run: a complex phenomena of early school leavers

Monitoring early school leavers in Europe: EU targets and prospectsEarly school leaving in the European Union represents an obstacle to both economic and employment growth. A high rate of early school leavers can represent a symptom of other socio-economic problems and create a barrier for young people that want to enter the labor market. This…

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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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