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Minority rights in Ukraine – who cares?

By | September 18th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Muriel Wagner|

Muriel Wagner Largely ignored by western media, the Ukrainian Parlament has just adopted a new education law heavily affecting the use of minority languages in higher education. Their minorities directly being affected, Romania and Hungary have expressed their concerns – where are all the other voices calling in European values, taking a stand for linguistic [...]

Social entrepreneurship: The solution for the depopulation of the rural areas of Central and Eastern European countries

By | September 14th, 2017|Citizen Jouralist - Engagement of Public & Private Sector, Dragos Cuta|

Dragos Cuta During a recent problem analysis of the rural areas it was determined that the rural area from CEE countries is depopulating rapidly because youngsters are emigrating in order to find good quality and sustainable jobs. Meanwhile retired people who own or inherited a house in a rural area often prefer to live with [...]

Responsible consumption

By | September 11th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation, Lilyana Savova|

Lilyana Savova Developing technology, raising the living standards of the population in Europe and the world inevitably leads to increased use of goods, food, clothing, furnishings, transport, construction, etc. Concentration of the population in large cities also leads to a concentration of consumption of products and services, which is also a prerequisite for higher transport [...]

Supporting local community initiatives through the so-called Crowdfunding

By | September 11th, 2017|Citizen Jouralist - Engagement of Public & Private Sector, Lilyana Savova|

Lilyana Savova This famous phrase, which, according to some sources, belongs to Ostap Bender, focuses on the idea that the prosperity of the local community depends mostly on the goals and actions of the community itself. Ie. the best ideas for overcoming poverty, improving the environmental status, social inclusion and others will be generated [...]

Access to information and work with it in least populated places

By | September 7th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Poverty & Development, Reneta Kirilova|

Reneta Kirilova Information is one of the main resources for humanity nowadays. Its usage worldwide is enormous, it’s every second, it’s 24 hours a day. Media content and the creators of media content are working all the time to give the society and the social groups what they need. The need to talk, to [...]

On the importance of Independent Living

By | September 5th, 2017|Citizen Journalist - Tolerance & Inclusion, Dilyana Deneva|

Dilyana Deneva Do the words “Independent Living” mean anything particular to you? Why do you think the words’ first letters are capital? The answer is simple, yet hard for many people to be understood. Independent Living is the name of a movement, of a philosophy which is a prerequisite for an equal society. The Independent [...]

Interview to Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International

By | August 29th, 2017|Andreas Canvin, Citizen Journalist - Citizens' & Partecipation|

Andreas Canvin Being the Secretary General of the largest human rights organization in the world, Amnesty International's Salil Shetty knows a thing or two about the current state of human rights on a global scale. I/Danish CJ Andreas (Canvin) spoke to Salil at Amnesty International Council Meeting 2017 in Rome this month. The theme [...]