Young people hear it everywhere: at school, in the coffee shop, on the street. Hate speech is present and common in their daily life. Many of them do not even recognize hate speech for what it is, because they feel „everyone” use such terms.
How to make a positive contribution to tackle bullying by promoting democratic values in schools? The Greek project "Bullying Free" implemented by the organization Kean in the Attica region, and financed through the NGO program in Greece proposes a solution.
How does one encourage the spirit of solidarity in small Croatian communities where many families are in need? And how does one encourage children to grow up with this spirit of solidarity? One ongoing project implemented by the organization Vida and funded through the Croatian NGO programme does exacty that.
The natural heritage of Romania faces severe challenges caused by increased pressure due to socio-economical changes. The effects of these changes are aggravated by the lack of interest and information of the citizens and of the experts in charge with different habitat types' management.
According to a report published by the Czech Helsinki Committee in 2013, there has been a deterioration in the social climate in Czech society, with intolerance, hatred, xenophobia and racism rising. Media coverage is often such that it perpetuates xenophobic and racist public discussion, including that which occurs in cyberspace.
Organizations and prominent figures from Central and Eastern European countries have come together to make an appeal to their governments and public opinion, and indirectly to Western governments, to act in accordance with European principles and values and show solidarity by contributing to a cohesive response to the refugee crisis. We publish the appeal in its entirety.
A gym that produces electricity and a system for adopting beehives were among the ideas developed jointly by Bulgarian and Norwegian youth. The cooperation aimed at strengthening the teaching of entrepreneurship in schools.