As the spending cuts slash deep, education systems in the EU are being confronted with enormous challenges.
Students are responding to the crisis
Question from Omar in Spain:
“I am 25 and I’ve got a Degree and a Master. And now, as most young people in Europe, I don’t know what to do or where
There are nearly 25 million unemployed in Europe, of whom more than 17 million are in the eurozone. One in five young people in the EU cannot find a
Some news from Cyprus, which sounds uncannily like news from Greece: the country does not have access to the international capital markets and
The Aboriginal communities of Australia are caught in a vortex of the ancient and modern.
A modern world full of racism, unemployment, poor education
Currently, the best Spain’s 10.5 million 18-35 year olds can hope for is to find a job, even if it is temporary and underpaid.
Some still live at
The French presidential election is about to be held – first round voting will be on 22 April. The polling is taking place under gloomy conditions
Each day Esed and over 400 others picks through the rubbish that trucks dump from a mine in Bosnia. They are looking for coal and it is their
Growth heading up – unemployment and the deficit going down – 2011 was a miracle year for Germany amid the crisis in Europe.
But not everybody
With ISPI – the Institute for International Political Studies
With EYP – the European Youth Parliament
Kristina, from Ukraine, asks:
The queues outside African and South American consulates in Lisbon are getting longer by the day as more Portuguese are hoping to try their luck
In Italy, these demonstrators are protesting against what they see as a precarious job future.
It is estimated that 8 million Italians, or one
Javier from Spain asks:
“Why are we – EU member states - witnessing the disappearance of the welfare state? Why are we losing all the benefits
The situation at the Federacao food bank in Lisbon is just one example of the tough economic situation in Portugal. The operation helps the poor by
Repercussions in Morocco of social movements in the Arab world: King Mohammed VI is reforming the constitution, ready to cede some of his power and
These people are part of the estimated four million Spaniards who are unemployed.
That is 20 percent of the population. And today they are at the