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.
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
At the end of the year, we also organized a meeting with one of the most respected lawyers in Romania, Ernest Popovici, who shared his vast work experience with more than 50 law students.
2016 marked the launch of the Romanian President’s Program « Educated Romania ». Throughout the year, several debates have been organized aiming to build a public consensus over the priorities in education. The Alliance was a strong dialogue partner and participated frequently at the debates voicing its opinion.
We organized our first public Debate on the topic Danube Youth – Champions of Growth. We discussed about how to empower young generations and involve them in the societal development. We also lauched a general debate over the priorities of our Alliance for 2016.
On October 15th, the Danube Youth Alliance was officially launched in Cluj in the presence of members of the academia, public authorities and civil society. Gabriela Szabo, Minister of Youth, had accepted to become Honorary President of the Alliance.