#myEurope17 – reports from travels across Europe

Open borders, digitalisation and education – these three topics are featured in the travel projects of 20 young people exloring Europe in the summer and autumn months of 2017. In June, the Schwarzkopf Foundation and the Confederation of German Employers’ Associations (BDA) awarded travel grants to German and European applicants between 18 and 27 years old.

Using the h...

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Online exchange on participation

Asa the German federal elections are coming up, youth are examining various means of participation – because elections are important, but democracy is more than casting your vote every few years.

In an online campaign launched by the Schwarzkopf Foundation, four young people who are involved in diverse ways are portrayed in short videos: How do they do what they do? Which problems do they encounter? Would they do everything the same way again?

Other youth who might consider getting involved themselves can react to the videos and join an online discussion with questions, ideas and comments via the hashtag #EUreact. The four featured persons will then get back to them with further videos, in order to give a concrete idea of participation.

The first video introduces Katja – together with othe...

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Third Debate online for the German Elections: How many emotions are good for political debate?

Join the debate online on Debating Europe on how many emotions are good or necessary for a political debate. 

This debate is unfortunately only available in German.

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Second debate for the German elections online on the role of Germany in the EU

“Does Germany have too much power in the EU, or too little?” Join us online in the discussion via http://...

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