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  • My vision for Cafébabel's future

    By on May 23, 2018

    We’re launching a series of informal articles written by Cafébabel staff to explain the changes the magazine is going through. Most importantly: a new editorial line, new sections, new plans, new faces... in short, it's a whole new world!

  • Europe needs a new story

    By on May 22, 2018

    In celebration of Europe Day on the 9th of May, we published an op-ed calling for an alternative narrative on the Old Continent. We believe it is up to young people to write the next chapter of Europe’s history.

  • Cinema: Cafébabel Brussels and a European Western

    By on May 21, 2018

    We never forget about Europe in Cafebabel’s Brussels bureau. That’s why we are inviting you to our traditional cinema debate, organised with our partners the European Parliament and the LUX Prize. The film Western will be projected on the 22nd of May, an opportunity for us to think about and discuss society, immigration and integration issues.

  • Transnistria: Bringing change, one hostel at a time

    By on May 16, 2018

    Dmitri used to be an activist. For 10 years now, he has committed himself to peace-building and reconciliation work between Moldova and Transnistria – an unrecognised state between Ukraine and river Dniester – where he lives. Over time, Dmitri and his colleagues started questioning the meaning of their actions. That’s when they decided to open two hostels in Tiraspol. 

  • Brussels Binder: Women bursting the European Bubble

    By on April 27, 2018

    How many times have you been to a debate, a panel discussion, a conference or a workshop only to find that most of the speakers are men? One too many, according to Paola Maniga and Pauline Chetail, members of the new EU initiative Brussels Binder, a free database of female experts. Here is our interview with feminists from the European bubble.

  • Exhibition: Cafébabel, peace and love

    By on April 24, 2018

    To celebrate the return of springtime, Cafébabel is organising a photo exhibition dedicated to peace bearers across Europe called Tales of the afterwar. It’s a project that inspired every member of our newsroom and that pushes our generation to start asking questions. 

  • My donation strategy for Cafébabel

    By on April 23, 2018

    We’re launching a series of informal articles written by Cafébabel staff to explain the changes the magazine is going through. Most importantly: a new editorial line, new sections, new plans, new faces... in short, it's a whole new world!

  • Protesting in Poland: An endless uphill struggle

    By on April 16, 2018

    In July 2017, masses in Poland took to the streets to protest judicial reforms. Since 2016, Poles have been mobilising time and time again to express their rage against the restriction of abortion laws. Protesting in Poland is tiresome to say the least. Will the country’s youth hold on until the 2019 parliamentary elections?  

  • Forrest Gump and my experience creating Cafébabel’s new website

    By on April 13, 2018

    We’re launching a series of informal articles written by Cafébabel staff to explain the changes the magazine is going through. Most importantly: a new editorial line, new sections, new plans, new faces... in short, it's a whole new world!

  • Cafébabel is a media partner for the 2018 Yo!Fest

    By on April 3, 2018

    For a long time now, Cafébabel has been quietly covering the daily lives of young Europeans. It was about time we partnered up with an organisation that could make these stories heard. That’s why we teamed up with Yo!Fest at the European Youth Event (EYE2018), the biggest festival dedicated to youth, Europe and the future.