Tag Archives: Integration

“We All Are Refugees”

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WHS president Dr. Bernd Kriegesmann welcomes the discussion participants and audience. It is a fact that the integration of refugees will take years; Europe is just at the beginning of a flood of duties, barriers and – that’s the most important point – opportunities and chances. A current discussion at the Westfälische Hochschule in Gelsenkirchen (WHS), Germany, was called as a reaction on the ongoing changing in the refugee politics. The latest data says that till the end of the

Refugees Are Welcome – or Aren’t They?

The difficult refugee topic was discussed at the Kulturcafé at the Ruhr Universität Bochum.

In cozy atmosphere at the Ruhr Universität Bochum the difficult refugee topic is discussed. If there was this one solution, we had already chosen it. One lonely guy is sitting on a chair at a little stage. At first he speaks tentatively. Nobody else is talking at the KulturCafé of the Ruhr-University Bochum. Everyone wants to hear what he has to say. Because this is a difficult subject. Not only for Germany, but for all countries that are involved. When

Discrimination in youth sphere

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Have you ever thought about the equality of the different social groups? Many youth people are deprived of the opportunity to take part in the economic, social and cultural life of the society. Why? Just because they are different  from the majority of youth at the universities, NGOs, youth organisa­tions and ect. They are discriminated because they have ethnical, religious, sexual or physical differences .But first of all we shouldn’t  forget that they are also young people who need their

How young Bulgarians try to find the balance in the Roma situation

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The situation with Bulgarian Roma is really complicated. In Bulgaria live almost 400 000 Roma and most of them are not educated. Many young Bulgarians try to fix the problem and to help them to integrate into society. In Bulgaria, Roma people are most commonly referred as Tsigani (pronounced [tsiɡəni]), an exonym that some Roma resent and others embrace. The form of the endonym Roma in Bulgarian is romi. The third used exonym for the Roma people is mangali, which

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