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It feels always good to hear we left footprints and we are definitely stronger together ! Here is a thank you letter from Kaltrina Morine from Kosovo, a student in University of Pristina who discovered about our project ‘The Advocacy for Young People in Kosovo”. We are more than honored to publish it, share the… » read more

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Following the situation in Hungary, we have asked three youngsters with different political opinions to share their thoughts on the matter, hoping to have a better understanding of what’s happening. Gergely, 29, pro-government, holds a MA in Economics and Political Sciences from Budapest Corvinus University The Hungarian society has been severely damaged throughout the last… » read more

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18 months, that’s the time it took for the so-called centre-right – call it nationalist – Fidesz government to change a democratic and promising country into an authoritarian one, on the brink of bankruptcy. 359 new laws were passed in 18 months, whose main ones are considered to be unconstitutional. What did the EU do… » read more

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Ana Maria Anghelescu is an 18 year-old Romanian high school student. Today, she sent a letter to ThinkYoung, hoping to make Europe aware of the protests being carried out in her country. She believes that even if the demonstrations are featured in the news, not enough people pay attention to the underlying motives of the… » read more

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The new threat to European identity Four or five years ago, nearly every European Union official was looking to make national newspaper headlines. Today, the EU is a fixture on the front page — but not in a way we expected. Four to five years ago too, the European Union was encouraging its citizens to… » read more

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With our eyes, ears and souls overwhelmingly focused on the socio-economic crisis and the struggle to fight it, we seem to have neglected the scope of a remarkable transformation that has affected Europe’s traditional political life. In the latter part of 2011, within a matter of weeks, critical political situations have been surprisingly unlocked, paving… » read more

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Isolated young Europeans

Kosovo declared independence on February 17, 2008, joining the free world and becoming the world’s 193rd nation state. Its chosen path now is toward European integration, with a wish to become fully integrated into the Euro-Atlantic family of democracies.

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“Do you think that you are better, really better than the rest? Realize there is a problem, I know that you can give your best” shouted a popular German band fifteen years ago, in their best-selling rock song “Open Your Eyes, Open Your Mind”.

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Welcome!

Good afternoon! This is our first post in this blog. We will contribute with articles and reflections written by young people. We hope they would be helpful and interesting for you! Very soon you would find our first contribution. Check it out!  

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