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“Each person is a movement” – The warrior of urban forests: Interview with Damira Kalač

By | March 21st, 2017|Annamaria Lehoczky, Citizen Journalist - Climate & Energy|

Annamária Lehoczky Ćemovsko polje (Ćemovsko field) had been a rather abandoned forest park in Podgorica (Montenegro) until one day Damira decided to create something exciting and useful for her neighborhood. She organized young and old, kids and families, and turned the forest park into a lovely community park – where people like to spend outdoor [...]

Local Municipality and their journey towards SDGs: the Re-granting projects have started to get the first results!

By | March 13th, 2017|News|

The Re-Granting scheme of the LADDER Project has started to bear the first fruits and some of the projects proposed by grassroots organisations and institutions which aim at raising awareness about the core issues of development education have been successfully implemented! The projects developed in Germany, Estonia and Croatia were developed at the end [...]

“She was jumping of happiness” – working in a refugee camp by Catarina Cerqueira

By | March 10th, 2017|Andreas Canvin, Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development|

Andreas Canvin Sometimes, it's the small things that make you the most happy. Just ask Catarina.  In the summer of 16', Portugese Catarina Cerqueira volunteered in the ELEONAS refugee camp in Athens, Greece. Here, she worked as a volunteer for the Elea Project, which helps improving the living conditions for the refugees and migrants [...]

PPC Path Special Initiative: Public-Private Cooperation in Economic Development and Job Creation

By | March 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorised|

The special initiative on Public-Private Cooperation in Economic Development and Job Creation took place in Rome from 22 to 24 of February 2017. The event explored a variety of issues in PPC, reflected on the major critical features of cooperation, and offered a platform to exchange best practices in the field amongst participants. The event was [...]

Light up your ideas: The re-granting scheme 2017 is now open!

By | February 3rd, 2017|News|

Get funded to implement your grass root project on development education, awareness raising and engagement for development: submit your ideas to LADDER project! ***  The re-granting scheme of the project LADDER is now open for 2017! We invite you to send your project ideas on development education, awareness raising and engagement for development. 13 projects [...]

Malta, works in process

By | March 6th, 2017|Alexandra Pihet, Citizen Journalist - Climate & Energy|

Alexandra Pihet Started in the 1960s after the Independence, building development has transformed the Mediterranean island of Malta into a permanent building site full of concrete blocks. Known for its unique architectural mix of narrow streets and historical buildings from different eras, the tiny country, one of the smallest and most densely populated in the [...]

The Communication Strategy Of The European Parliament: An Interview With Former Director-General Juana Lahousse

By | March 6th, 2017|Anna Elena Maria Ferrari, Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development|

Anna Elena Maria Ferrari Juana Lahousse has been in charge of the communication of the European Parliament since 2007. In February 2017 she left the office to former Parliament’s spokeperson Jaume Duch Guillot. I had the chance to interview her when she was still in charge, in occasion of the European Youth Event 2016 at [...]

Where should the birds fly after the last sky?

By | March 2nd, 2017|Annamaria Lehoczky, Citizen Journalist - Climate & Energy|

Annamária Lehoczky The icy wind was blowing insistently through the narrow valley of Kresna, surrounded by the steep slopes of the Gorge. The landscape seemed suspiciously tranquil, hiding the story of a 20-year battle. Kresna Gorge, the gorgeous natural conservation area in Bulgaria, providing home for eagles, turtles, butterflies and more, is threatened by an [...]

Is migration a risk? An opportunity? See reactions of the Migration Thematic Path

By | February 20th, 2017|News|

The Migration Path, led by SOS Malta, has been following the implementation of migration policies at EU level, bearing always in mind Human Rights and the European values. Advocacy actions are permanently carried out to raise citizens’ and stakeholders’ awareness on the role and importance of migration. In June 2016, the Migration Path members [...]