Muslims in Western Media: Just to ‘Like’ or Dare to ‘Share’?

Our Finnish Youth UPF team was invited to participate in the Islamic Media Conference Finland 2014, which took place in Technopolis, Helsinki on the 27th of September. The topic of the conference was Intermediate Islamic Media, and the discussion focused on the role of Islam in Western mainstream media and consequent effects on integration of… Read More Muslims in Western Media: Just to ‘Like’ or Dare to ‘Share’?

European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 2

Volunteering for the Unemployed? By Benedikta We were discussing many questions about volunteering in the workshop : “Don’t ask what Europe can do for you – What can you do for Europe?” Basically, the questions were about how to promote volunteering, as many reported, the experience they gained through volunteering helped them in their character… Read More European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 2

European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 1

Some thoughts and reflections from the Youth UPF delegation to the European Youth Event (EYE) held in Strasbourg, May 8th-11th. We represented Austria, Finland, France, Germany and Italy. Honest Insights from Young Entrepeneurs by Anja The session about entrepreneurship at the EYE2014 in Strasbourg was led by active entrepreneurs which told their personal life stories… Read More European Youth Event: Personal Highlights – Part 1

Training on Human Rights with young Arabs and Europeans

A UPF volunteer reports from Training for Democratic Youth Participation in the framework of Euro-Arab youth cooperation, which took place in Nov. 29 – Dec. 6 in Budapest, Hungary. This training was part of a broader framework for European-Arab cooperation and Youth Participation organized by the council of Europe, were much relating to Youth UPF efforts for Euro-Mediterranean… Read More Training on Human Rights with young Arabs and Europeans

Human Rights Education: Building block for a democratic Europe

Summary of the Youth Panel during the European Leadership Conference held in Brussels on the 4th and 5th of December 2012. For a full report on the event click here: Report ELC Brussels 2012. The 1st speaker was Mr. Tobias Troll, Advocacy Officer with ‘Developing Europeans’ Engagement for the Eradication of Global Poverty’ (“DEEEP”) and ‘the Confederation for Cooperation of… Read More Human Rights Education: Building block for a democratic Europe

Youth Panel: Was ist Europäische Identität?

BERLIN. Die Veranstaltung am Nachmittag begann mit einer lebendigen Jugendrunde, deren Vertreter ganz unterschiedliche Meinungen zum Thema Europa vortrugen. Juan Ignacio Fernández Torres, Direktor von Advocacy for Youth Alliance Europe, die Teil der World Youth Alliance ist, stellte die Suche der Jugendlichen nach einer sinnvollen Zukunft in den Mittelpunkt seiner Ausführungen. Die World Youth Alliance… Read More Youth Panel: Was ist Europäische Identität?