Category Archives: Interviews

Jozef Kleberc: Human decisions tend to have continually bigger influence

Jozef Kleberc is a student of master degree at the Paneuropean University- Faculty of Law. He is involved in the issues of third sector. As a member of various non-profit associations and organizations he participated in implementing domestic and foreign projects. He currently works at the law office of Sodom Vulgan. During the study he participated in several competitions, model resolution and meetings. He is a member of the organizing team BraMUN 2013.

Dorde Dordevic: Our participants can expect that they will gain a deeper insight into how the EU actually works

Dorde Dordevic, Chief Project Manager of Model European Union 2013 in Belgrade answered a few questions about this year’s simulation of the European Union in Belgrade, which each year welcomes more and more participants from whole the world. If you are still hesitating whether to sign or not, read the interview and decide. You have time until 15 September 2013.

Andrea Tittelová : Today, Europe seriously needs to consider federalisation and deeper integration

Andrea Tittelová proves that even a young person from a small country – such as Slovakia, can, through ambition, activity and ideas contribute to the creation of a high-quality society. Andrea  gave us details about her internship in Washington, D.C. and shed some light on the functioning of the educational organisation Youth-Politics-Education (YPE) – a platform dealing with political education, which currently prepares and introduces ethically oriented youths into the life of politics and public affairs.

Demková: EU is for many kind of a black hole

Who are young Europeans and what do they do? We talked to Miroslava Demková a President of Young Europeans about these issues as well as issues that will explain Young Europeans group, their activities, values on which they are based on together with their visions and aims.

Ondrášik: Where there is a will there is a way. I do not believe in crisis.

A project manager of a free information service for young people – EURODESK Miloš Ondrášik is an active young person who initially unconsciously but later consciously started actively working with non-formal education.  He is a great example of how to help young people.  As a volunteer he gained not only a lot of experiences, but also learned how to understand Roma youth and how to focus on different values that cannot be converted into money.  For European Dialogue of Perspective Attitude Miloš revealed more about himself, the functioning of Eurodesk and he encouraged young people to learn how to use their opportunities.

Jahnke: Talk to a stranger today

Erasmus+, the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport, due for launch in January 2014, will build on the legacy of Erasmus by offering opportunities for 4 million people to study, train, teach or volunteer abroad by 2020. The programme is expected to have a budget of around €14.5 billion for 2014-2020 – 40% more than funding for the current education and training mobility programmes. Erasmus+ replaces the current Lifelong Learning Programme (Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci, Comenius, Grundtvig), as well as Youth in Action, Erasmus Mundus, Tempus, Alfa, Edulink and the bilateral cooperation programme with industrialised countries.

Larkin: We, the younger generation, are the future of Europe and I do believe it will be a bright future indeed

We have prepared for you a special interview with Larkin Zahra, who was a part of the EU delegation that received the Nobel Peace Price in Oslo. Larkin was one of the winners of the Facebook contest “What does peace in Europe mean to you?”, in which had participated thousands of people. The whole idea was based on the fact that the Nobel Peace Prize also belongs to us, to all citizens. Therefore the European institutions wanted to give EU citizens this opportunity of receiving a Nobel Peace Price. Larkin won the competition because of his statement: My grandparents would have said “a dream”. My parents would have said “a process”. I say that it’s my everyday reality!

Ihnátová: Our generation holds in their hand the future of our countries, economics, the EU, environment and political situation

One of the world’s most famous and active organisations is AIESEC, an organisation which gives the young people opportunities in their personal and professional development. It is focused on active education (trainings, courses, workshops, national and international conferences), the development of leadership in the field of middle and higher management and organising projects beneficial for the society. Furthermore, it connects universities´ top talents with business environment homeland and abroad (discussions and meetings with the managers of the most influential companies). Today we have interviewed for you Lucia Ihnatova, the chairwoman of AIESEC Slovakia 2013/2014.

Project “Hello Europe” will bring connection

Aim of this project is to create direct contact between Europeans by means of large-scale communication. For a short moment of time, Europe will appear to be one big city. A place where people are just a few steps removed from each other. Seems impossible? Absolutely not.

Youth revolution

Marian Zaidi in TV show of EuroparTV “7 days in Europe” brought an interview with general secretary of European Youth Forum Giuseppe Porcaro.