Crossing Borders

Democracy Hubs Ukraine 

The main purpose of the project is to contribute to providing Ukrainian youth with a platform for peaceful and active participation in the democratic development of the country. The Hubs will serve as dynamic focus platforms where youth can meet and engage in public affairs by learning and by debating current youth-related issues in stimulating …

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Empowered Girls Dialogue (EGD) II: Giving girls a voice for change through community dialogue.

EGD II builds on the previous CISU funded project Empowered Girls Dialogue (EGD): Facilitating girls’ leadership and community outreach. The purpose of the EGD II project is to allow marginalized Moroccan teen girls to gain a voice within their communities. A voice that drives change to detrimental practices toward girls and women in Morocco.  The …

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Youth promoting peace and tolerance in Zimbabwean politics 

Based on previous experiences where the youth have been used as political tools to fuel conflict during elections, the project seeks to take the opportunity to intervene before the election processes in 2023 starts. In appreciating the role played by youth in developing a nation, the intervention thus sees beyond political and civic differences to …

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A meeting at European Commission and the European Parliament – A vital step for youth inclusion and engagement in Europe.

What would you say to a high-level diplomat or a decision-maker on a high level if you meet them in person? Have you ever thought of being in such a situation? The last week of September was exceptional for us at Crossing Borders. After very hard work put in by Linda Ligori, a project coordinator …

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The women that want to touch the sky – The story of Mintu Davi

Today, Mintu Davi is one of the most influential female leaders in her community and many women in the Muzaffarpur district look up to her. Like many other women in rural India, Mintu Davi felt she has no purpose for her life, but that changed when she joined our project “Women Empowerment in Local Development …

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Mandela Day 2022

“Do what you can, with what you have, wherever you are” The essence of Mandela Day – take action, inspire change, and make every day a Mandela Day – is more important than ever before. As always, Mandela Day is a unique opportunity to do good for those who need it most. Hence, every year …

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The key element in the “working together” recipe – PISH Project

Youth are leading the talks on the greatest challenges that the world is facing nowadays from climate change to social inequalities. These challenges are global and require collective effort in solving them. This implies that people from different backgrounds and cultures will have to work together in order to solve these problems. But what is …

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