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Refugee in Brussels

I signed for the YeP project to get to know more about immigrants and immigration. I wanted to see immigrants with my own eyes and interview them. I’ve met many immigrants in the center where my mother works but I’ve noticed they all have different stories to tell. My story is about the first time I actually dared to start… Read more →

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I got in contact with refugees in Croatia, their reality and circumstances in which they live has shocked me deeply. I participated in the project as I wanted to face reality and not just from behind the screen, be in direct contact with these people and what they are going through and to see what the government is doing for… Read more →

Réfugiés à Slavonski Brod, Croatie

Je m’appelle Anita, je viens de Bulgarie. J’ai étudié l’arabe pendant 5 ans à l’Université de Sofia. Après mon diplôme, je suis venu en Croatie, où je vis actuellement avec mon mari. Quelques mois après mon arrivée en Croatie, la crise des réfugiés en Europe a commencé. Il y avait une offre d’emploi à l’UNICEF. J’ai commencé à travailler comme… Read more →

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Youth e-Perspectives on Migration peer-to-peer events – a great success!

Remember our project Youth e–Perspectives on Migration (YeP) and our training for young people called Find-Tell-Act (using digital media to tackle issues as the refugee crisis and migration)? After the training in Croatia, where they learned a lot about the empowering side of digital media and the refugee crisis, Autumn 2016 was the time for our young participants to act!… Read more →

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Rencontre avec “Stop Mare Mortum”

Les participants de YEP de Barcelone ont participé, au cours du mois d’octobre, aux réunions de la plate-forme civique Stop Mare Mortum qui combat toutes les violations des droits de l’homme. Ceci afin de comprendre comment ils fonctionnent à Barcelone et de partager leur expérience dans le projet YEP. Stop Mare Mortum a été créé après la mort d’environ 900… Read more →

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Youth e-Perspectives on Migration training in Zagreb

Youth e-Perspectives on Migration is one of our favorite projects. Why? Because it is about young people, digital skills and media literacy, about refugees and migration, mutual understanding, history and future. All at the same time. But let’s start from the beginning. The idea was to create a methodology for a short training course on digital photography, storytelling and journalism… Read more →

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Not your usual Hotel

Today we visited the Hotel Porin, a  center for asylum seekers, to see how people live there. When we arrived, a social worker guided us around the building and showed us the different rooms, the hospital, the classes, the playing areas, the computer rooms… After we finished with our tour, we talked to some different people living there to get… Read more →