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Internships and Apprenticeships in Europe: A Call for Change
Internships and Apprenticeships in Europe: A Call for Change

On 14 December the European Youth Forum (EYF), in cooperation with MEPs, various civil society and youth organisations, issued a call for action to tackle youth unemployment, by launching the European Quality Charter on Internships and Apprenticeships. With the support of the OECD a conference was organised. The EYF recently also published the results of ‘Interns Revealed’, a pan-European survey, which gathered close to 4 000 respo …
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OBESSU took Civil Society Prize home!
OBESSU took Civil Society Prize home!
On the 7th of December, OBESSU was awarded the 3rd Civil Society Prize during the plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee for the 'Light on the Rights' Bus Tour project.
After evaluating more than 50 Civil Society projects, the selection board for the EESC Civil Society Prize was unanimous in choosing the winners of this year’s prize:


Erasmus Student Network: Social Erasmus (1st prize)
European Alternatives: Trans …
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OBESSU winner of the 2011 EESC Civil Society Prize!
OBESSU winner of the 2011 EESC Civil Society Prize!
OBESSU is proud to announce that the Light on the Rights Bus Tour won the 3rd prize of the Civil Society Prize 2011 awarded by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) ! The 1st prize went to another European youth organisation: ESN's project "Social Erasmus". The prize will be officially awarded to OBESSU representatives during a ceremony on December 7th. More information is released in a common OBESSU - ESN press release: Joint P …
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International Students' Day in Slovakia
International Students' Day in Slovakia
On the 17th of November, International Students' Day, OBESSU's Slovakian member ŠUS took part in the European voluntary tour in Bratislava.  They organised a few workshops, which offered information about various activities organised by ŠUS and also encouraged visitors to actively participate. But, the main part was a discussion with the Secretary of the Ministry of Eucation, Science, Research and Sport, Mgr. Jaroslav Ivančo.
In the discussi …
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OBESSU at the World Innovation Summit for Education
OBESSU at the World Innovation Summit for Education
From 29th to 31st October 2011 in Doha, Qatar OBESSU Board member Ivica Alpeza took part in the Learners’ Voice Programme together with other 29 learners from all over the world. All the learners, including Ivica took active part in the World Innovation Summit for Education addressed on “Changing Societies, Changing Education” that followed after the Learners’ Voice Programme and took place from 1st to 3rd November 2011, inDoha, Qatar.
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