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EYMD 2016: How can we make a change in sustainability?

  This report covers an extremely important topic of sustainability. Cutting down the hunger to zero by 2050, establishing a circular economy, planting the upcycling habits in the society and discussing different approaches- those are things that drove the Sustainability panel during the European Youth Event. We tried to find out how to help the […] more...


EYMD 2016: Do we have enough rebelious people to create the European Silicon Valley?

Strasbourg, May 20, EYMD 2016 Text by Marta Dancs, Hungary Silicon Valley is considered to be the land of opportunities. Therefore, it seems logical that Europe should have one as well. But is there any chance to build up a European Silicon Valley in the times of acquisitions, brain drain and failures-next-to-the-success-stories? This kind of […] more...


EYMD 2016: “Let me take you on a journey!” – To space and back with Samantha Cristoforetti

Strasbourg, May 20, EYMD 2016 Text by Judit Molnár, Hungary   On 11th June 2015, when Samantha Cristoforetti landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan after 200 days spent in space, she had completed the longest space mission ever undertaken by a woman. What does it feel like to wake up 400 kilometres above the Earth day after day? […] more...


EYMD 2016: EYE robots: The future of technology and work-life balance

Strasbourg, May 20, EYMD 2016 Text by Erin Stewart, Australia   A fifteen-hour work week will be the norm by 2030, according to the predictions British economist John Maynard Keynes made in 1930. He argued that technological change would lead to such abundance that people would no longer need work to subsist. Of course, the fifteen-hour work […] more...


EYMD 2016: Open borders of fortress Europe?

Strasbourg, May 20, EYMD 2016 Text by Orsolya Lehotai, Hungary   Should internal and external borders in the European Union be open or controlled? Young Europeans living close to European borders tell their stories. This talk and discussion of the European Youth Event 2016 was organised by Fronterras – European (border)lines and invited approximately 40 young people […] more...