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Egypt’s pharaonic new capital city

“Cairo is in a state of becoming…We just don’t know what it’s becoming yet.” — Daniel Joseph Monti, Michael Ian Borer, Lyn C. Macgregor In 2020, Egypt’s population officially hit 100 million people. Most Egyptians are crammed into the banks of the Nile River. Cairo’s capital city has proliferated over the last few decades: it […]

A German in disguise

Macedonia against Germany – for many people that’s just another football game, for Macedonia, since the 31st of March 2021, it is part of their sports history. Half a year later, both teams were entering the ring again, this time in Skopje, and for me it was the perfect occasion to see the German national […]

Another step in the development of future facilitators!

Diversity & anti-discrimination was the main topic of the “PeerAct” training course in Struga. Youth in the partnership countries still discriminate and show intolerance towards their peers (based on religion, gender, ethnicity, race, disability, or sexual orientation or simply not fitting the social norms). This situation is not compatible with EU values, and a solution […]

Beyond the limit 

Some people find it extremely rewarding to push their boundaries. One of the ways to do that is a seemingly simple activity – running. Certain runners have decided to use this passion for constant challenges to help others. Tomasz Sobania, a Polish runner, set himself the goal of running the marathon distance every day to […]

Let’s heal the world with colors!  

Three years ago a teacher from Macedonia came up with an idea. He was teaching German in Vienna when a primary school student was looking out the window at the grey school walls. “Why don’t we make them more colorful”, he suggested? That’s how Gerasim Dimitrov started the art project “Let’s heal the world with colors.” He started in Vienna in 2019 and eventually implemented the project in his home country Macedonia. The first group to support his idea was the “German Teacher […]

On His Majesty’s Secret Service

Aston Martin passes the streets of picturesque Italy. The girl asks the driver to speed up, to which the driver replies: “We don’t need to go faster. We have all the time in the world.” This is how “No Time to Die”, the newest Bond begins, although so far in every other movie, he was […]

Witches – from fairytales to becoming one

When we think of a witch, the first thing to pop up in our heads is an old, green-skinned hag riding a broom in the night sky, with a black cat next to her. Or rather, that’s what the media made us think of witches. But how do they look like then?

Inflation is hitting hard across the globe

The spectre of the covid pandemic has often been feared, but as the time goes by, its effects are increasingly visible. A significant part of the world faces a severe inflation and no one can really predict how long it will last. What are the causes and the characteristics of this inflation? Here are parts […]

Çdo qen meriton një jetë të mire

“Njeriu nuk humb asgjë nëse sillet mirë me një kafshë.” – Aktori amerikan Joaquin Phoenix “Përgjatë gjithë kohërave, qentë kanë qenë miqtë më të mirë të njerëzve. Njerëzit dhe qentë kanë jetuar së bashku për 15,000 vjet. Qentë janë anëtarë besnikë të familjeve dhe luajnë një rol të rëndësishëm në sferën e punës, ku ata […]

Every dog deserves a good life

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.” – American Actor Joaquin Phoenix “Throughout the times, dogs have been people’s best friends. Humans and dogs have lived together for 15,000 years. Dogs are loyal family members and play an important role in working life, where they can act as guide […]

A musical step to save the planet

Not only limiting plastic during concerts, setting up own foundations, promoting an eco-friendly lifestyle, or writing songs. Musicians are taking another step to fight climate change. Recurring concerts and new album premieres show new ways of dealing with the crisis. Pixabay Writing songs whose main idea is to draw attention to the situation on our […]