Rap and Politics: How a subculture can influence a society

Currently in many countries, specifically in the European neighbourhood, subcultures stand up as means to express critical opinions and to deliver certain information. They start to replace the usual media which due to different circumstances don’t deliver those messages to the public. But also the target group which is reached with this message changes. Young people, often coming from all… Read more →

AGORA YEREVAN 2020: The last station of a ‘Dream Express’

AEGEE-Yerevan made history in 2018 by hosting the European Planning meeting of AEGEE-Europe. It was AEGEE’s first ever statutory event hosted in the South Caucasus region. One year after the huge success, AEGEE-Yerevan team didn’t stop. They wanted to arrive at the last station of the AEGEE-Europe’s ‘Dream Express’ and bring Agora to Yerevan. And they did it. It is… Read more →

New working life in Georgia!

Hello Benny, first of all thank you very much for taking your time and your effort for this interview. We would first start with with your personal information: Who are you? Where are you from and what are you doing? I am Benni from Aachen, longterm member of AEGEE and former german language teacher. Now I live in Tbilisi, Georgia,… Read more →

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 →


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 →


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 →

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