Community: most recent articles

  • OneEurope: A Platform of the Erasmus Generation

    By on April 12, 2014

    The young Hanna Starchyk who comes from Belarus and lives in Germany is one of the 100 passionate activists from Europe and around the globe that firmly believe in the European idea. Right on Facebook, she learnt about an internship opportunity in Social Media Management and applied to become part of the OneEurope team.

  • A Word on Filmmaking, Storytelling and Culture with Ana Jakimska

    By on April 7, 2014

    Ana Jakimska has graduated in General and Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Philology Blaze Koneski in Skopje and afterwards has continued her studies in Film-making also in Skopje. Enthusiastic, motivated and progressive – with her work behind and her current engagements she always tackles some key-social and cultural challenges embedded in the Macedonian contemporary society.

  • EVS Volunteering in a Nutshell

    By on April 4, 2014

    When I told my mom I am going to be an EVS volunteer in Vukovar, Croatia, she got an image of Mother Teresa combined with Francis of Assisi in a white, long cloak made for monks taking care of orphans and people with lethal diseases. After one year of volunteering I can confirm that this sort of outfit does not belong to an ordinary volunteer´s wardrobe.

  • SECOND HOME: The grand finale

    By on April 14, 2014

    For two years Cafébabel Berlin was in­volved with the "Sec­ond Home" pro­ject, which is now com­ing to a close. The photo com­pe­ti­tion and ex­hi­bi­tion, which were in both the be­ta­haus and the Cen­tre Marc Bloch, re­volved around the sto­ries of young Eu­ro­peans who try to find a new home in the face of the eco­nomic cri­sis. But this was done through pic­tures rather than text.

  • call for Stories of Young Entrepreneurs Across Europe

    By on April 9, 2014

    Fed up with the current economic system which graced us with the financial crisis? Want to see more solidarity and social behaviour in how we do business? Tell us your story about young entrepreneurs in Europe!

  • Antonis schwarz: My hope to come clean out of this crisis

    By on April 4, 2014

    Antonis Schwarz is a social entrepreneur of Greek-German origin and the founder of, (vouli: greek word for parliament) the first Greek digital platform that provides the opportunity to familiarize oneself with legislative politics, to communicate, evaluate and hold elected representatives in the Greek and the European Parliament (MPs & MEPs) accountable.

  • From a Training Participant to a Successful Local Community Leader

    By on March 31, 2014

    Tree by Tree (Drvo po drvo) is an initiative that started in Subotica, Serbia as a symbol of welfare and environment. The young enthusiasts behind the initiative want to show that with patience and step by step progress, great changes could be achieved.

  • babel international members have elected A new board

    By on March 31, 2014

    We are pleased to announce that Babel International members have elected their new Board at the association's Ex­tra­or­di­nary Gen­eral As­sem­bly last week end in Niza.

    Composed of 4 Bureau members and 3 Steering Committee advisors, the new team aims to provide adequate representation our European network and the appropriate mix of skills to meet strategic goals of the association. 

  • Twitter: the new weapon in the police's Arsenal

    By on March 28, 2014

    Quickies, the most interesting and bizarre news of the week. A quick and compact digest from all four corners of the Continent.

  • Max Cooper: Free Will, Science and Electronic Music

    By on April 5, 2014

    Max Cooper did a PhD in computational biology, making club music & DJing on the side. When funding was cut for his postdoc genetics research he started producing music full time. After 100s of releases and a decade on the club scene, he’s finally releasing his first album. It’s been a long time coming. What is Max up to? We talked about free will, science, computers and music.