Category Archives: Events
Teaming up with local coffee shops in Bucharest, we managed to offer 50% discount on all products for young people, aged between 18 and 35 years old, that would have voted on December 11th, for the Romanian legislative elections. We convinced 7 coffee shops that have together more than 20 locations that attracted more than 500 youngsters.
During the Romanian legislative election campaign, the Danube Youth Alliance focused on raising an important topic in the public arena : women participation in politics. Being a country where women are chronically underrepresented, Romania faces an important social challenge towards gender equality. Lacking a considerable number of female politicians translates in less inclusive public policies that disadvantage the whole society. Consequently, have been discussed during the debate some interesting solutions, such as quotas in local and national public administration, a … Continue reading
Conference : Youth’s perspective on Romania’s public diplomacy within the EU Organized by the Danube Youth Alliance with the support of the Austrian Embassy in Romania Date : 17th of May 2017 Location : Ghica-Victoria Palace – Center for Cultural and Economic Diplomacy, Nicolae Iorga Street, 1 The purpose of the conference is to define the youth’s perspective on, and its role in Romania’s public diplomacy in the EU in several key aspects: Cultural, Economic and Digital Diplomacy. Stakeholders from … Continue reading
In collaboration with the Austrian Embassy and the Representation of the European Commission in Romanian and the Model European Union Iasi 2017, the Alliance organized a youth essay competition on the topic What role should the youth have in the process of strengthening the EU from a social and cultural point of view ? ». The winners of the competition were able to attend to Model European Union event in Iasi and will participate in an internship with the European … Continue reading
On February 4th, the Alliance organized a career event « First Step in Your Career », inviting more than 20 professionals coming from research, business, mass-media, law and arts sectors. More than 100 young people had to chance to learn about numerous career opportunities and to begin to design their own career path.
In the context of the public donation gathering for one of Constantin’s Brancusi masterpiece, the Alliance has organized a non-formal event, a treasure hunt meant to promote the discovery of Bucharest’s cultural landmarks. The funds that were gathered, were given as donation for the acquirement of the masterpiece.
We hosted a debate in collaboration with the League of Romania Students Abroad about the Romanian Youth in the European Context. The youth voiced their concerns about the place of their country within the European Union while admitting the numerous benefits that the youth have acquired after the entrance in the EU.
While entertaining a strong relationship with the local bussiness community, we created an internship platform that can be accesed at internship.danubeyouth.to and we managed to offer more than 60 internship throughout the year.
We also promoted an climate of dialogue and organized several meetings with high government officials on topics such as Digital Romania or Tourism and Entrepreneurship.