The European Commission has launched a creativity contest through which young people that are exactly 20 years old can make their own vision about the European common market known. The contest is called Generation 1992 and it marks the passing of 20 years since the unique European market was established. Now the European market unites 27 countries and allows free circulation of merchandise, capital, people and services. The articles expected for submission should be from the following categories: education and
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It is not difficult to become a soldier in the French-speaking part of Wallonie in Belgium. The young men born in the country need a short training in order to enter the army, these trainings are given them in a military area in Wallonie and in the military spaces abroad. Wallonian army is a group of 400 military men, divided into 3 units of approximately 100 people. Each of these groups is led by one captain and there are 3
“East for South – Development Awareness from the Roots” A project which aims to enable young high potentials from the 12 new member states of the European Union to realize their own high-quality media projects that will, taken all together, boost significantly the awareness for development policy in general and the commitment to UN Millennium Development Goals in particular. 10 students from the twelve new EU member states will get the chance to work together with 10 journalists from sub-Saharan
Denial, son forbidden in Europe? Until summer 2007 the denial of the Holocaust and other genocides as well as the agitation of racism should be forbidden throughout Europe. A planned EU-decision intends to work against racism and fascism. The planned punishments of the denial of historical facts are controversial. Up to now the denial of the Holocaust is punishable only in nine of 27 EU states, namely in: Germany, Belgium, France, Lithuania, Austria, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Come together-be friends We are a group of students from the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL) in Belgium. We form an organization named AUEL: Association Universitaire Européenne de Louvain. This organization has the objective to act in order to participate in the creation of a “European public space”, like it has been proposed by the European Council. It is also a good and nice way to bring together European citizens around this big project, which is our future, and especially