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New year, new Work Plan and new focus!
New year, new Work Plan and new focus!
Between the 27th of February 2020 and the 3rd of March 2020 we have gathered in Copenhagen, Denmark, for the first of three #EcoFighters regional advocacy seminars. The seminars have a regional focus, and therefore this one was oriented on Northern Europe.
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Coronavirus Emergency and Schools
Coronavirus Emergency and Schools
The diffusion of coronavirus is a fact in Europe, and gradually all the European States are going to attempt to contain it, with measures that could change our lifestyles in the next weeks or months.

As the first European State being strongly impacted by the virus, Italy has already stopped all the activities and lectures done in person in schools and universities, and limited the possibility of going out.

We need to speak up, in Solidarity with students in Italy, and knowing that these limitations could become necessary in other European countries to limit a contagion that doesn’t know borders.
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InScool went to Finland!
InScool went to Finland!
From the last day of January to February 2nd, the Swedish Speaking School Student Union of Finland (FSS) organized their annual spring event in sunny Turku, Finland. The event gathered around 20 participants who got to focus on inclusion and diversity. 
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ECMA stands for European Changemakers Academy!
ECMA stands for European Changemakers Academy!
Is there a champion and role model for young people who promotes youth rights? Could young Europeans engage more in the civic actions of their communities? How can youngsters organise and take an active role in their political realities? 

Since no one understands how young people mobilise better than young people, the European Changemakers Academy will give us the space and means to improve all these aspects.
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Urgent Call to Action: EU Member States Should Commit to the Emergency Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands
Urgent Call to Action: EU Member States Should Commit to the Emergency Relocation of Unaccompanied Children from the Greek Islands
OBESSU joins a call on the governments of European Union (EU) Member States to immediately commit to the emergency relocation of unaccompanied children from the Greek islands to other European countries, giving precedence to existing family links and the best interests of the child. Action is all the more urgent in light of the escalating violence on Lesbosi and as increased.
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