WBYCP presented the main recommendations for improving economic challenges of youth in the region

INFO, European Western Balkans

For the past decade, the Young Bled Strategic Forum (Young BSF) has been bringing together young leaders, aged between 18 and 35 years, from all over the world to engage in lively discussion and develop innovative solutions to some of the most pressing global issues.



Meanwhile in Poland…

written by Nadia, Poland

Due to the pandemic and the growing media commitment to it, it seems that other social topics are neglected in Poland. The rights of the LGBT population have never been at an enviable level, but the latest news about “LGBT- free zones” leaves us speechless…











The misinterpreted feminism

written by Ruta, Pavel and Denis, Estonian team

Feminism is a fairly misunderstood concept amongst young people. By definition, feminism is concerned with women’s rights to equal opportunities and dismantling the patriarchal system in masculine societies…



The Return of the Debate on Abortion

written by Marija, Augusta and Gabriele, Lithuanian team

The issue of women’s right to abortion, after effectively being resolved decades ago with the worldwide consent about it, is currently returning with a vengeance. It is particularly discussed nowadays when taking into consideration that various countries are making it illegal…





Yugoslavia disappears, mixed marriages disappear

written by Marija Marinković, Serbia

The news that 14-year-old Mahir Rakovac from Sarajevo killed himself at the end of 2014. after harassing a student from the Turkish-Bosnian school he attended would not be complete if we did not mention that the unfortunate boy lived in a nationally mixed, Croat-Muslim family…





How COVID-19 has affected youth

written by Magdalena Jevtić, Serbia

Since the outset of the pandemic more than 70 per cent of youth who study or combine study with work have been affected by the closing of schools, universities and training centres. According to some reports many young people have said that they were learning less because of the transition to online school…