Crossing Borders Blog

What did the Danish Minister of Development do at the Ubuntu House?

On the 10th of September 2021, the Danish Minister of International Development Flemming Møller Mortensen paid a visit to the Ubuntu House during which he met and listened keenly to the work and conditions of the small and medium-size civil society organisations in Denmark, as well as the challenges they are experiencing due to reduced …

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Our trip to Dubrovnik was remarkable! Here is what we did

| DIALOGUE IN PEACE EDUCATION – DIALOGUE, PEACE-BUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION METHODS  Our colleagues Maša and Alex recently spent a week in Dubrovnik, Croatia, attending the DiA – Dialogue in Adult Education – Training Lab. The conference took place in IUC – Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, an independent international centre for advanced studies, hosted by the University of …

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An auction by the Change Makers to raise money for Crossing Borders!

Silkeborg Højskole is situated in the heart of Jutland right in the middle of the Det midtjyske Søhøjland district. The school is a modern Danish folk high school, where they consider international participation to be an important aspect, and each term they welcome students from various geographical and cultural backgrounds. A Danish folk high school …

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Youth participation in Ukraine, what does it take?

“The essence of participation is not just in asking people what they want. It’s about people’s desire to make changes themselves.” Does the modern world need a leader? Like other participants, this is a question Bohdan asked himself during the Democracy Hub training. A few months before the project started, this young 17 years-old Ukrainian …

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Women, Climate and Vulnerability: What’s the Link and What can be Done about it?

A Student Research and Crossing Borders Collab We are all aware of the increasing impact climate change is having on our lives, from the direct effects of natural disasters and increasing temperatures to the other sometimes more long-lasting effects on health and well-being – but it’s time to recognise that these impacts are felt differently …

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