ENYC Youth e-debates

E-debate: ““Voluntarism and Solidarity for European citizens”


  • Dates & Time: Thursday 08/12/2011 at  14:30 British time,
    = 15:30 Czech, French, Italian, Luxemburgish, Macedonian, Slovak, Slovenian time,
    = 16.30 Bulgarian, Finish, Greek, Turkish time,
    = 18.30 Armenian time
  • Themes:Through this e-discussion we would like to bring young people to have a reflection about:-       Different ways to offer one’s voluntary service in the society;

    –       What we have in common and our differences regarding volunteerism of citizens of Europe.

  • Participants: from 10 different European countries
  • Invited expert: Antonios Sifakis is a practicing environmental lawyer and active volunteer in Service Civil International Hellas since 1989. He has been a volunteer in international volunteer projects (workcamps), coordinator of workcamps in Greece, volunteer trainer in conflict resolution, coordinator of EVS projects, has written applications for projects and has also been in the Board of the organisation for several years (










PREVIOUS E-debate: “European citizenship & Environment” (04/04/11)

Environmental education aims to bring [environmental] questions to public attention, and to encourage greater care and respect for the natural resources of the world.” ( from COMPASS).

  • Date: On Saturday 04/06/2011 (in the frame of the World Environment Day).
  • Participants from: Bulgaria, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey.
  • Content:

Through this e-discussion young people to could reflect about:

– the commitment that citizens have or should have towards the environment;

– what we have in common and our differences regarding environmental matters as citizens of Europe.

  • Expert:Mr Kostas Papakonstantinou – teacher. He has been for many years president of the Greek Ornithological Society, and teacher at the Environmental Education Center of Akrata (Greece). In 2010, he has been elected at the Region of East Peloponese as representative of the Greek Ecologist party.


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