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AEGEE crosses new borders: My experience at the World Conference on Youth in Sri Lanka

Currently, there are over 1.2 billion young people in the world – the largest generation of youth ever seen. In his opening message, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon indicated that this is a “time of both unprecedented opportunity and uncertainty, with high unemployment, changing workplaces, and evolving social, political and economic challenges.” He noted that expectations are “rightly high”, and… Read more →

AEGEE crosses new borders: Marko Grdosic’s experience in the WCY in Sri Lanka

The World Conference on Youth (WCY) took place from the 6th to the 10th May this year in Sri Lanka, involving about a thousand of young people from all over the globe with the aim of increasing the youth presence in the planning of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, which is a process led by the United Nation (UN). The Agenda defines new important… Read more →