Sharing stories to connect young people from the EU member States and the Eastern Neighbourhood countries

EuroClubs Summer Academy Ukraine
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Summer Academy of EuroClubs in Ukraine

I was delighted to speak together with my fellow Young European Ambassador and PhD-student from Chernivtsi, Omelian Tarnavskyi, at the session of the Summer Academy of EuroClubs in Ukraine, organised...
Viktor Savinok & Omelian Tarnavskyi 05 September 2017
EU through my eyes
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EU through my eyes

I often ask myself: What does the European Union really mean to me? How important is it to me on a personal, social and political level? Coming from the Republic of Georgia, an eastern European country, the word “European” has been controversial for a long time due to my country’s ...
Tamar Buachidze 26 June 2017
Sara’s story
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Sara’s story

Hi! My name is Sara. I am 20 years old, currently studying at the Azerbaijan Tourism and Management University. At the time of my admission, I had no idea I’d have the chance to benefit from so many opportunities. Since my earlier student years, I have been involved ...
Sara Rajabli 26 June 2017
A home for Olek - Raising awareness about autism in Europe
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A home for Olek - Raising awareness about autism in Europe

Autism is a word that most people have heard of, but few truly understand the complexity of it. Autism cannot be well-defined because each case is unique. Autism is a mental disability that impairs thinking. Autistic people tend to see the world ...
Justyna J. Hinz 26 June 2017
Erasmus+ Youth exchanges, a way to escape from the ordinary
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Erasmus+ Youth exchanges, a way to escape from the ordinary

My first Erasmus+ Youth Exchange separated my life into ‘before’ and ‘after’. My ambition to have an international experience came true one day in shiny Barcelona, the city of contrasts, colours, and dreams. Fifteen young people from the ...
Carolina Cicati 26 June 2017
Dana’s journey
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Dana’s journey with the European Union

My journey began four years ago. We opened the door to the European Union, full of expectations, with a thirst for life and adventure. We were a small group of recent students and our knowledge of the place we were going to was limited.
Bohdana Sybikovska 26 June 2017
Working with the EU: my best experience
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Working with the EU: my best experience

From October 2015 to February 2016, I did an internship at the Delegation of the European Union to Azerbaijan in the Department of Politics, Economics, Press and Information. I would like to share the experience I gained at this EU ...
Beyrak Hajiyev 26 June 2017

The European Union and Ukraine - Grounds and prospects of a fruitful partnership

I remember a special workshop dedicated to Europe Day, which I had the honour to help organise. The invited professor told us that while the entire legal structure of the EU is essential, European values are really fundamental. I cannot disagree with this statement. Our common values were always related to unity through history and these values were the main incentive to establish the European Communities, the predecessor of the European Union that we know today. The European Single Market is certainly one of the best achievements of European cooperation, but I do not think that unity is only about trade and ...
Serhii Lashyn 26 June 2017

We have more in common than you could expect

When I first landed in Tbilisi, Georgia, my first impression was neither negative nor positive. As an exchange student, I was in the mood for adventure and everything seemed interesting and so incredibly different from my home in Vilnius, Lithuania. But that was only for the first few days while I was travelling around the country before classes started. I was studying in Tbilisi State University, the oldest university in the country, and was fortunate to meet inspiring young people who left me with the strongest of memories. One day in mid-November, I ended up attending a university event where Georgian students were holding a meeting with EU officials and US diplomats.
Rita Jonušaitė 26 June 2017