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Summer School in Mollina, Spain, between the 17th and the 24th of September 2023
Summer School in Mollina, Spain, between the 17th and the 24th of September 2023
A number of 24 students from across Europe have participated in the Summer School organized by the University on Youth and Development for the 22nd edition, in Mollina, Spain. OBESSU’s training was one of the nine activities organized by different partners of the edition. In the span of a week, these young individuals, from 15 organizations, have taken part in multiple sessions, addressing topics such as democracy, campaigning and changes that are mandatory for the educational climate at an international level.
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Today OBESSU is celebrating: welcome to our family Francesca Osima
Today OBESSU is celebrating: welcome to our family Francesca Osima
Hello people, 

I’m happy to introduce myself as the new Projects and Operations Manager. I officially started my OBESSU journey on the 4th of September and I will be focusing on funding and partnership coordination, donor relationships and the overall management of the Projects team. 
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The importance of Youth Vote
The importance of Youth Vote
As schools across Europe close their doors for the summer holidays, so do most EU institutions.

But not all that is quiet is empty - and this is not going to be a summer like any other for the European Parliament: it is the summer just before the elections of 2024. Political parties have just a few more months before the start of their campaigns, and they are going to use this precious time to fine-tune programmes and manifestos, sharpen their tools (and wardrobes), organizing events and debates that will bring their ideas around the EU to win the vote of its citizens.
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EYEs on the future of Europe
EYEs on the future of Europe
After the last EYE edition in 2021, where we could only see each other's eyes (ahah), we are now back at enjoying fully the biggest youth event in Europe, aka the European Youth Event.

On the 9th and 10th of June 2023, 10.000 young people met in Strasbourg to exchange their ideas, interact and inspire (hopefully) policy-makers.
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European Mental Health  Week - Call for action
European Mental Health Week - Call for action
This week marks the European Mental Health Week, a pan-European initiative that aims to raise awareness about the importance of mental health in our everyday lives. The theme this year is Mentally Healthy Communities, which highlights the need for collective action and support for mental well-being across different settings and groups. As part of this initiative, OBESSU wishes to reflect on mental health and secondary education communities, which include students, teachers, school leaders, parents, and other stakeholders. 
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