Stowarzyszenie Projektów Międzynarodowych „INPRO”

Who is an EVS mentor?  

By Sofie Löfdahl Nielsen , EVS volunteer in INPRO Justyna Chmiel in Barcelona, June 2018 This week I am interviewing Justyna Chmiel on her role as a mentor for an EVS volunteer (in this case, me). Being a mentor might seem like a small job, but for the volunteer their

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A Walk To Remember

By: Irem Kulaber, EVS volunteer I am going to start my article by asking you a couple of questions. First of all, what does remembering and forgetting actually mean? What and who do we remember? Why do we forget? And are we sometimes being forced to forget? Keep these questions

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A New Approach to Learning

Education – especially in the minds of students – is mostly associated with school or university, sitting in a classroom for hours on end, doing piles of homework, listening to strict teachers and professors, and especially writing up those dreaded exams at the end of each semester. Education, in its

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European Citizens’ Initiative: A Platform for Changing Legislation in Europe

In the midst of the Brexit process, there have been an increasing number of people advocating for more transparency within the EU. And one of the most prominent advocates for a deep reform has been Yannis Varoufakis – former Greek minister and economic professor at the University of Athens. In

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NGOs and their impact on civil society

The acronym NGO stands for non-governmental organization. It is used to define a non-profit organization which is independent from any state or any international organization. Such organizations are usually financed through private donations and public grants. These organizations have their own agenda – political or social – and very often

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Youth activism and its place in civil society

The expression “civil society” was coined by Aristotle and it served to define a community with a shared set of values and norms in which the individuals are all equal and subject to the same laws. The aim of civil society according to him is – using the Greek term:

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Volunteering as a gateway into the labor market

It does not strike one as news the fact that in recent years young people have struggled to enter the job market independently of their level of education and experience. The economic crisis which started in 2008 in the US and then spread all over the world has encouraged young

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Every Monday there is a Story to tell

On Monday 5th of February we held our weekly event Monday Stories. The guest speaker was Marilia Nestor, a brazilian journalist, who has moved to Rzeszòw recently for work. She was born in Rio de Janeiro and was raised in Brazilia. At 23 years old, she already has significant experience

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