A GROWING PROBLEM: Drug Abuse in Russia

 For most of the people in the world, it is common that Russia has a significant problem about alcoholism. According to a research, there are 2.2 million alcoholics, 700.000 alcohol related-deaths, 160.000 diagnosed with psychosis. Drug abuse is nearly same level with alcoholism. It is a growing problem for Russia. National Institute on Drug Abuse says that “some researches estimate… Read more →

Promoting intercultural dialogue in Ukraine

Dear Iryna, thank you very much for taking your time to reply to some of our questions. We really appreciate it. First please introduce yourself: Who are you, What are you doing and where are you active in? I am Iryna Gorlach, GoCamp project manager in GoGlobal initiative by Global Office. Since Revolution of Dignity in 2014 I have been… Read more →

German man in Armenia

Hello Ricardo, first of all thank you very much for taking your time to speak with us today, That’s really great! First some information about you: Who are you and what are you aiming at currently? I am student at the Free University of Berlin and do my Master’s in East European Studies, focusing on Economics. Besides that, I am active… Read more →

Diversity in Russia – Tatarstan

In the framework of our project dedicated to ethnicity in Russia, we are conducting several interviews with young people from different regions and asking them about their habits, their culture and the issues they might be face sometimes. We are glad to introduce you Tansu, a Tatar student from Kazan but also an AEGEE member. Thank you very much Tansu for taking the time to… Read more →

Is Ukraine is too great to need the drug of populism?

Soon, Armenians will celebrate the one year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in their country, where the populism played a key role. This year another Eastern Partnership country, Ukraine, will face a difficult dilemma of populism in the choice of their new president. Soon, Armenians will celebrate the one year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in their country, where the… Read more →

“NO NATURE, NO FUTURE”

Interview with Gocha from the International Youth Association for Training and Inter-employment Programs Dear Gocha, first of all thank you very much for taking your time and giving this interview. We appreciate it a lot. We would go straight ahead with the questions: Please, first introduce yourself. Who are you? I’m Gocha Goguadze-Chairman of International Youth Association for Training and… Read more →

HUMAN RIGHTS DAYS 2018

In 2013 Georgia ratified United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities/UNCRPD. CRPD is one of the newest of UN major human rights treaties adopted in 2006 and entered into force in 2008 (exactly 10 years ago). It has its own UN monitoring treaty body. In 2014 UNCRPD entered into a force in Georgia, after which it become… Read more →

Saakashvili vs. Poroshenko: an overemphasized Showdown

Recently, dramatic images went around the world and world wide web with thousands of Ukrainians protesting in Kyiv once again and opposition leader Michael Saakashvili being arrested, but escaping custody with the help of his supporters. Here, as sum up in brief:   The Drama of Saakashvili Michael Saakashvili is currently stateless, but plays an important role in the politics… Read more →

Is Georgia still a safe haven for Azerbaijani dissidents?

Europe views Azerbaijan as a strategically important partner, because of its vast energy resources and critical location. The EU lacks leverages when it comes to Azerbaijan, this is the main reason why the EU is not too demanding and is sustaining Azerbaijan’s authoritarian stability. While the Azerbaijani government publicly embraces its international human rights obligations and regularly promotes itself within… Read more →

Closer look at a Hay Power- AEGEE Yerevan Network Meeting

From 4 th to 7 th of May AEGEE Yerevan hosted the Network Meeting: Hay Power. It consisted of three days of intense trainings and sessions, where the AEGEE identity, its focus areas, the state and future of AEGEE, role of the Netcom and many other topics were actively discussed. Participants also found time to visit some of the sights… Read more →

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