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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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We are partnering up with Transparency International Zambia on a new project – Check it out

With this goal in mind, to facilitate a civic contribution to strengthening accountable governance through building the capacity of CSOs and youth movements to conduct digitally-driven advocacy in Zambia, Crossing Borders (CB) and Transparency International Zambia (TI-Z) are putting hand in hand in a common project funded by CISU. The project’s purpose is to capacity …

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Update: leave no one behind – Localising the SDGs in Ghana

CRS FOCAL PERSONS ZOOM TRAINING. As part of localizing the SDGs, 57 Community Radio Station youth focal persons and their station management members have been engaged in a 3 module zoom training workshop from 22nd to 31st March 2022 on the training handbook that has been developed. Our CRS focal persons deepened their understanding of …

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And this is how we localize the SDGs! When people on the grassroots level can influence policymakers.

And this is how we localize the SDGs! When people on the grassroots level can influence policymakers. In Zambia, our partners Circus Zambia in the project Localising the SDGs started this process with the youth by addressing three main questions:What a policy is? Who are policymakers? andHow youths could have a concrete impact on policymaking? …

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Partners meeting in Accra, Ghana – Localising the SDGs

From the 16th to 21st of February, 2022, our partners Open Space Forum from Uganda and Circus Zambia from Zambia were in Accra, ghana hosted by the Ghana Community Radio Network. This comes as an important step in our common project Localising the SDGs in Ghana, Uganda, and Zambia. The purpose of this partner’s meeting …

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Building more Democracy Hubs in Ukraine

Expanding Crossing Borders Youth Democracy Hubs in Ukraine We at Crossing Borders are truly delighted to announce the launch of our new Democracy Hubs Ukraine project funded by the New Democracy Fund under International Media Support and our Ukrainian partner Klitschko Foundation. The purpose of the Democracy Hubs in Ukraine is to facilitate the development …

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A Summary of what happened on CB Annual Assembly 2021

CB annual assembly 2021 on 24 November at 17.00 – 20.00 – Meeting chair: Nyeleti Sue Angel Nkuna. Meeting secretary: Garba Diallo. https://usercontent.one/wp/crossingborders.dk/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/annual-assembly-video.mp4?media=1666772922 The meeting started with a Crossing Borders song composed by singer, songwriter, and actor Pernille Tolou Isedora Johansson. That uplifting song was followed by a warm welcome remark by CB Executive Board Chair …

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We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Dear Crossing Borders supporters, Despite the global pandemics of inequity, negative climate change, forced migration, and Covid, in its many variants, we have made great progress in our programs both in Denmark and across the globe. We are only getting more determined in our mission to empower youth to take leadership for a positive change …

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Reflections on the Concept of Happiness: the Case of the Nordic Countries and Korea

Recently, I was invited by some of my former Korean students to give several lectures in Seoul. The topic of my lectures was happiness. The audience was made up mainly of educators, students and journalists at the “Ohmynews” global citizen media outlet, ‘Naked Denmark’ business forum and Odysse High School in Seoul. All three institutions …

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