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“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

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

To follow or not to follow your dream

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Have you ever asked yourself “Is this what I really want to do?” while listening to one of your professors in university giving a lecture? Do you ever have second thoughts about whether you’ve chosen the right path? Although there are no precise studies about the number of people who are following a university directly related to their skills and passions, there are some estimations suggesting that only about 27% of young people are currently working in the field they

I need a guide …

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I am 17 years old. I have just graduated from high school and I need a guide for real world. I think this guide is important for every young person who has these characteristics. He/she is ambitious; ready to discover and conquer the world, fearless, confident, and rebellious and the most important he/she is a teenager. Teenage way of thinking is something like this “I have a life full of aspects and i can do whatever it comes in my

Young, educated, and looking for a job!

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When Laura (23) started studies at The Faculty of Social Sciences in The University of Latvia she had to find a job to pay for her living so she started to work as a babysitter in the kindergarten. Asked how she managed to combine studies with a part time job, she tells that it was very hard: “I had to wake up at 7 o’clock, went to the early lectures, in the afternoon went to the work and got home

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