- Nigdy bym nie pomyślała, że moje dziecko pojedzie na Sycylię! - Nigdy bym nie pomyślał, że Sycylijczycy przyjadą do nas! Mówią mieszkańcy Łęga – o projektach regionalnej sieci Eurodesk Pomorze pisze Kazimierz Netka.
Every day between 30 and 40 young people get advice from a professional nurse at the Youth Information Centre in Prague. Free of charge and totally anonymous.
Spośród wielu powodów, dla których wyborcy nie korzystają ze swojego prawa do głosu, niewiedza wydaje się być najpoważniejszym. W odpowiedzi na ten problem narodziła się inicjatywa EUROSZKOŁA 2014. Pisze o niej Zuzanna Wiszowaty
Plaża nad miejscowym jeziorem będzie szersza, pojawią się na niej boiska i ławki, a tuż obok – miejsca parkingowe. Takie są efekty współpracy Młodzieżowej Rady Gminy i władz samorządowych w Płużnicy (woj. kujawsko-pomorskie).
Can you become an actor in a place where you do not have a drama school? You can and you can establish the best student theatre in the country and travel across Poland with it. I have managed to do so - writes Dominik Smaruj from Szczecin
He started from dreaming about voluntary service in Cambodia, to end up as the Warmia and Mazury Youth Spokesperson. “I hope that the best is yet to come”, says Michał Szulc.
- Many organisations say that they are inactive because they do not have funds. They are on the wrong track, says Barbara Zamożniewicz, a new youth ombudswoman at the Marshall of the Świętokrzyskie Province. And she knows what she says, she has proven that for the past 10 years.
Hundreds of young people from nine Polish cities participated in the Marathon of Active Citizens organised by the Foundation for the Development of the Education System. Agata Nowacka sums sup the initiative.
We wanted young people from small towns in our province to have the same access to information as the youth from Gdańsk, says Adam Niemkiewicz, the creator of the largest regional information network in Europe.
Edyta Pyl and Paulina Saramak, students of No. 1 Upper Secondary School in Giżycko, participated in a trip to Brussels. This was their reward for the 1st and 3rd place in an essay competition, entitled “The Young Poles as European citizens”, organised as part of the celebration of Europe Day.
The Association Elbląg Europa has won the „Champion of European Youth Information” Eurodesk award. This is the first Polish non-governmental organisation to be honoured with this distinction.“I believe this is not our last word”, says Paweł Kulasiewicz, President of the Association.
She became involved in social activity in her teen years. She founded a non-governmental organisation and worked as a volunteer in Portugal. Today, she is an advisor to the Minister of National Education. Klaudia Wojciechowska knows how to combine passion and work.
Young people from Świerklaniec stage computer training for senior citizens. This project can be helpful in establishing inter-generational dialogue, says Zofia Ślęzakowska of the Youth in Action programme.
There are 25 of them, they come from all over Poland and they have just one objective: to deepen knowledge of local governance. “Such projects make us realise that decisions shaping Europe are made close to us” – says Peter Matjašič of the European Youth Forum.