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Europe is us! An international podcast focusing on youth. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić.

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Europe is us! An international podcast focusing on youth. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić.

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English


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Europe For All Youth

5/2/2024
How is the EU reaching its youth? We talk to Mia Bradić, a climate activist and feminist from Croatia. Is the EU working in the direction of acknowledging her values? What was life in Croatia, the last country to enter the EU, like before and after joining the EU on the 1st of July 2013? Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on international youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Kzenon on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:17:24

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Beyond Representative Democracy

4/17/2024
Why democracy as it is? We talk to Mira Kokko, a Students Union Board member at Tampere University in Finland. Is the voice of youth heard in the current democratic system? How do politics engage with young people in Finland? Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on international youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: FabrikaSimf on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:12:58

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Far Right Rise

4/3/2024
Why are far-right parties popular with young people? We talk to Martin Bogomilov Penov, Bulgaria's young European ambassador and a student at Manchester University: How is the far right developing in Bulgaria? Also in this episode: Cosmin Țugui, a student at the Faculty of Law at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi, Romania, and Laurin John, co-host of the German edition of the Europe is us podcast. Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on international youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Goutte d'encre on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:19:51

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A Man's World?

3/20/2024
In this episode, we spoke to Eliška Volencová, a journalist from the Czech Republic, about the place of women in her country. You will also hear from Petra Meier, a political scientist at the University of Antwerp, and Leonor Caldeira, a campaigner and lawyer in Portugal. Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on European youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. This podcast is brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Dino Subašić: European Union.

Duration:00:15:04

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Party Card or Activist Placard?

3/1/2024
In this episode, we talked to Nomi Hrast, a Slovenian activist. What is activism in her opinion? Does it really have to happen in a radical form only? What are the topics Nomi cares about enough to devote her energy for? Listen to this episode of our podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear from Hanah Lahe, youngest Member of the Parliament in Estonia. Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on European youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: European Parliament.

Duration:00:13:03

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No Clue About Politics!

2/14/2024
Is youth making enough big of an effort to be informed about politics? Who does she believe has to inform youth about politics? we talked to Sofia, a student from Slovakia, to find out more. In this episode, we also hear from other young Europeans: Emilis Mikulskis, Vice-President of the Lithuanian Students Union, and Iliyan Havladjiev from Bulgaria. What are their sources of information? Is youth more interested into politics when wars occur? Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our podcast on European youth, with the first part of the season focusing on young people and politics, in the run-up to the European elections. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Carlo Prearo on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:15:28

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What is Gen Z expecting from the EU?

1/30/2024
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international youth podcast. Our new season is all about young people and politics in the run-up to the European elections. What do they want from the EU? And from the European elections? In our first episode, we spoke to Mara Theresa Grimminger, president of the Young European Federalists in Belgium, who identifies herself as a European. And there's more from other European GenZers: Lara Heising from Germany, Anej Irgolič from Slovenia and Andrei Stupu from Romania. Will they vote and why or why not? Listen to this episode to find out. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Euranet Plus with Canva images.

Duration:00:20:06

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Europe is us! Episode 42: Reading

12/13/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 42nd episode, Reading, we talked to Dino Pešut, Croatian playwright, writer, and poet. Is social media affecting our reading habits? Who are his readers and what do they choose to read? Listen to the podcast to find out more about his novel Daddy Issues as well. In this episode, you can also hear from two Belgian teenagers, Arthur and Edgar, who reflect on how and when they read, and Emil Radev, Bulgarian Member of the European Parliament, who became Ambassador of Libraries in the EP in 2014. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: sebra on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:15:27

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Europe is us! Episode 41: Privacy

12/13/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 41st episode, Privacy, we talked to Triine Kose, Student of Information, Society and Social Wellbeing at Tartu University in Estonia. What is she cautious about regarding her personal data on her social media accounts? If the product is free, are we the product? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear Marko Puschner, independent professional associate at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, who is also Content Coordinator at Safe.si – Slovenian Internet Safe Use Awareness Point. You can take a listen at his comment on privacy protection culture in Slovenia. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: SpeedKingz on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:11:47

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Europe is us! Episode 40: Lost in Transition

12/1/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 40th episode, Lost in Transition, we talked to Valentina Ciobanu, Public Policy Vice President at CT Romania, a Romanian NGO representing Romanian youth on the national and international level. Who are people neither in education, employment, or training, and what are the factors behind their situation? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear Miguel Fontes, Portuguese Secretary of State for Labor, describing how hard it is to define NEETs. Our colleagues at RTBF, the Belgian public broadcaster, talked to Matteo, a young NEET, who describes his situation of knocking on doors, which are not accessible to everyone, as he puts it. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: carballo on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:19:55

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Europe is us! Episode 39: Money

11/15/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 39th episode, Money, we talked to Pietro Valetto, an Economics Author at Will Media in Milan, an Associate at the Economic Society for Bocconi Students, and Co-founder of EU&U, a platform that aims at promoting active citizenship through the creation and diffusion of a feeling of European identity and solidarity. Listen to the episode, if you want to hear his tips and tricks on saving money. In this episode, you can also listen to opinions of students from Belgium and Bulgaria, who share their concerns regarding the lagging of the schooling system when it comes to communicating financial literacy, and the extent of influence on a young person of the financial situation at home. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: fizkes on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:14:08

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Europe is us! Episode 38: Lowering The Voting Age

11/2/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 38th episode, Lowering The Voting Age, we talked to Karim Ziady, a councillor of the city of Paris. His work involves communicating with youth on a daily basis. Are 16-year-olds ready to vote? Are they too influenced by opinions of their parents? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear Rouven Piesch, Speaker of the Europe Direct Center in Gütersloh, Germany, which reflects on the German government's decision to lower the voting age, and Francisco Camacho, president of Portuguese Juventude Popular, which is against voting from the age of 16. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: _Ms_Jane_Campbell on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:16:47

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Europe is us! Episode 37: The War Goes On

10/18/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 37th episode, The War Goes On, we talked to Yaryina Vyshenska, who migrated from Ukraine to Germany after the Russian invasion. She founded Sylni, an organization assisting the victims of sexual abuse during the war in Ukraine. How is the situation back at home still affecting her everyday life? Is the EU supporting Ukraine enough in her opinion? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear Théo Marchal, a student from Brussels, Belgium, who says we might forget about Ukraine due to other disputes around the world. Volodymyr Semerii, who moved from Ukraine to Estonia, also discusses the amount of EU's support for Ukraine. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Halfpoint on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:14:16

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Europe is us! Episode 36: Erasmus+

10/4/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 36th episode, Erasmus+, we talked to Anne Damiani from France, who says that the exchange program changed her life significantly. Do Erasmus+ friendships last? How did Anne's Erasmus+ experience make her move abroad years after her exchange in Germany? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear from Pedro Dimas, a 22-year-old who faced bureaucratic challenges during his exchange in Italy. He adds, that student grants are not high enough. We also talked to Eugen Tomac, a Romanian Member of the European Parliament, who shared what impresses him the most about the 35-year-old program. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Akhenaton Images on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:20:37

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Europe is us! Episode 35: The Impact of Digital Transformation on Young Musicians

9/19/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 35th episode, The Impact of Digital Transformation on Young Musicians, we talked to Sonja Agata Bišćan, a Croatian performer and Master's degree holder in Musicology. How important is appearance in music? Do you have to be funny nowadays to reach a wider audience? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear from Matteo, a DJ from Brussels, who says all young artists face the same obstacles, and also from Roberto Caetano, lead singer, and guitarist at the music band "First Breath After Coma". Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: VH-studio on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:16:44

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Europe is us! Episode 34: Young Europeans and Drugs

9/5/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 34th episode, Young Europeans and Drugs, we talked to Marko Verdenik, who is working at DrogArt, a Slovenian social enterprise focused on limiting the use of drugs. How do they connect with youth through music festivals? Is the use of drugs spreading out from urban communities to Slovenian villages? How to help an overdosed person? Listen to the podcast to find out more. In this episode, you can also hear from Diana, a 17-year-old from Bulgaria, who shares why Bulgarian youth seek drugs. She adds that depression and sadness are a part of a trend in her social circle nowadays. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Branislav Cerven on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:15:20

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Europe is us! Episode 33: Love and Relationships

7/19/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 33rd episode, Love and Relationships, we talked to Sacha Loison, a student from France. What is he looking for in a relationship? Is he thinking about marriage and children in his student days? In this episode, you can also hear from Eric Hegmann, a podcaster, couples therapist, and author from Germany, who says that two-thirds of young Germans actually want marriage and that a good third finds marriage totally outdated. Aljoša, an almost 19 years old Slovenian student, shares why honesty in relationships is important to him. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: PeopleImages.com - Yuri A.

Duration:00:11:26

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Europe is us! Episode 32: Vocational Skills

7/9/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 32nd episode, Vocational Skills, we talked to Dimitris Athanasiadis, a Greek student looking for opportunities around Europe. How important were trainings for his field of studies? What's the educational system in Greece like, why do many young people from Greece have to seek job positions elsewhere? In this episode, you can also hear from Nuno Crato, former Portuguese minister for Education and Science, who presented the number of professional courses students in Portugal, and Daniel David, professor of clinical psychology and psychotherapy at the University of Cluj-Napoca, who explained the importance of not ignoring declarative knowledge. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Bizi88 on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:18:46

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Europe is us! Episode 31: Sleep

6/26/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 31st episode, Sleep, we talked to Krzysztof Nakonieczny, a content creator from Poland. How does his work affect his sleep? Did he sleep better in his student days? How big of a role does coffee play when it comes to sleep quality? Listen to Krzysztof's answers, to find out. In this episode, you can also hear from Laurin John, a German Co-Host of Europe Is Us podcast, who reflects on his high caffeine consumption, while Cyprien, a student from Strasbourg, shares his experience of using a phone to control his sleep time. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: tommaso79 on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:19:38

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Europe is us! Episode 30: Sports

6/13/2023
Europe is us! But who are we? Listen to our international podcast focusing on youth. In the 30th episode, Sports, we talked to Jussi Vainikka, a contributor for Finnish Yle, interested in football. Is money a common motivation to go into sports? How important is family support for young athletes? Listen to Jussi's answers, to find out. In this episode, you can also hear from Vitor Pataco, President of the Portuguese Institute for Sports and Youth (IPDJ), who told us about "All in", a program focusing on gender parity. Gabriel Bitan, a performance athlete from Romania, told us how important passion is in sports. Brought to you by Euranet Plus. Host: Dino Subašić. Photo: Drazen Zigic on Shutterstock.

Duration:00:13:15