Category Archives: Events

2016
• Public Debate : Women in Politics

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

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2017
• Conference : Youth’s perspective on Romania’s public diplomacy within the EU

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

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• Essay Competition about European Affairs – January 2017

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

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• First Step in Your Career – February 4th

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.

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2016
• Brancusi Treasure Hunt – September 2016

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.

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• Debate “Romania’s Youth within the EU – Cultural Perspective” – May 2016

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.

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• Internship platform : Open Gates to the Future

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.

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• Youth Dialogue #1&#2

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.

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• Intergenerational Dialogue : Future Space Explorers

On May 17th 2016, with the occasion of the celebration of 35 years since the single flight of a Romania astronaut in space, Dumitru Prunariu, we held an event during which more than 50 young people had the opportunity to discuss with 10 astronauts coming from 6 cou

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