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A YouthMetre Study Group on Cyprus

July 7th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

  The first time I met Kypros was in Palermo (Italy) during a seminar funded by the Erasmus+ Programme and aimed at fostering the networking of youth workers around Europe. Kypros was a “newcomer” in the sector: he was living in Limassol and was part of an informal group called “See why” whose members were … Continue reading A YouthMetre Study Group on Cyprus

YouthMetre Study Group in Athens

July 5th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

  Inter Alia has its head office located in Exarcheia: a neighborhood in downtown Athens. This area is known – among other things – as “homeground” for Anarchists and as the place where the 2008 riots began. While heading the office I walk through the quarter’s streets full of graffiti and posters opposing the economic … Continue reading YouthMetre Study Group in Athens

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Lisbon (Portugal) YouthMetre Study Group

June 20th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

Monday morning. Almost 30 degrees. When you are used to living in Belgium, it’s really hard to (re)familiarise yourself with these high temperatures. Sweaty and overloaded of bags and material, we got off from the metro and headed to the University of Lisbon. A couple of students kindly helped us to find IGOT (the Instituto de … Continue reading Lisbon (Portugal) YouthMetre Study Group

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Too lazy for change? Portalegre’s youth is waking up

June 17th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

Portalegre does not offer a lot to local youngsters. The proactive move to the capital, while those who stay are overcome by melancholy and laxness: “typical of Portuguese,” says youth worker Altino Barradas. But the youth want to get inspired by success stories and change that. Portalegre is a small Portuguese city (around 25000 inhabitants) located … Continue reading Too lazy for change? Portalegre’s youth is waking up

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YouthMetre Study Group in Italy (Marche Region)

May 27th, 2016 / karld / 0 comments

The Marche is a small region in central Italy. Marche is not as famous as the neighbouring Tuscany, or as the touristic seaside of riviera Romagnola at its north. However, its beaches, its blooming countryside and its artistic heritage are at least as good as the ones showed off by other Italian regions. Not to … Continue reading YouthMetre Study Group in Italy (Marche Region)