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The greatest threat to youth – radicalization

“Preventing the conflicts of tomorrow means changing the mindset of youth today.”- Graça Machel While most of us are familiar with the concept of radicalization, it is often difficult to define it. We also narrow down its meaning to a specific group, e.g., terrorist or religious groups, which does not reflect the phenomenon’s complexity. What […]

One weekend in Albania

What’s the best way to use a long weekend as a volunteer? Right, to travel! However, those four days surpassed all of our expectations of sunny beaches and cheap meals. Keywords: Car accident and a shop owner who chased a bus for us.  Friday night. The bus station in Skopje.  I arrive ten minutes before […]

“I want to feel empowered”

When she arrives in Skopje with six other Spanish volunteers on the 7th of June, it is the first time in her life Sheila comes to Macedonia. She does not know the language, and has to integrate fast into a society that is completely unknown to her: the VET program she enrolled indeed finishes at […]

New experience, new skills

A professional career is an important part of our lives. It is safe to say that each of us wants to do it today. However, not everything goes our way, and it often turns out that the completed studies do not guarantee our work in the profession. Good work is the result of our actions […]

VOICES January 2020

The end is the new beginning. With every new year coming people are still not done with new hopes, plans, fantasies, dreams, ideas… VOICES team is joining this global enthusiasm and we can promise you that we are not slowing down with fantasizing! But first, let us take you to ancient times of Sámi people. […]