Interview

Future change-creator for a brighter tomorrow

The first training course of “Alternative B: Green action for change”, took place in Gørding, Denmark in the second week of March. During the course young people from across Europe came together to create business plans for their future social enterprises. To share more about the project we invited Kasia, one of the participants in …

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Dreams from a Refugee in Kurdistan of Iraq

CB has interviewed Hakar Ghanem Elias, a student at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), a refugee who is also working for NGOs Mohammed: Can you tell us more about your experience with NGOs? I speak English, my Kurdish is good and I speak Arabic, so the first time refugees came, I applied to work with an NGO, …

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Aya Chebbi: We are a bold generation because we do not give up

Given to her significant presence in the field of empowering young people in Africa, Aya Chebbi, the Tunisian founder of the African Youth Movement (AYM), has been invited to the UN annual Commission on the Status of Women in March 2015. The award-winning activist has started to blog on the Tunisian revolution in 2011 to …

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Making the Most of European Opportunities–An Interview about NGO Startups

By Omeed Aminian In September, I met with Antonio Vilchez, a colleague in education and a young, enterprising Andalusian.  When he told me that he had created a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), I became interested in chatting with him. A repeat Erasmus student in Eastern Europe, Antonio’s experiences abroad inspired him.  In the following interview, conducted in …

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