Roma People in Serbia

written by Eleri Rattasepp, Estonia

There are more than ten million Roma worldwide. They are mainly concentrated in the Balkans and the EU’s newer Member States, particularly in Romania, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Hungary. The Roma or Romani people are better known in the English-speaking world by their earlier ethnonyms “Gypsies”…

Should Young People Stay in Serbia?

written by Dušan Jovčić, Serbia

Even though people claim that life is better outside from Serbia, where many benefits are awaiting, it so happens that existing opportunities in this country are unknown and that young people essentially do not understand them…

Schuman Traineeships in the European Parliament

INFO, European Youth Portal

Twice per year, the European Parliament opens the application process for traineeships. The goal of the Schuman traineeships is to contribute to EU citizens’ European education and vocational training and to provide an insight into the work of the European Parliament. The European Parliament is an equal opportunities employer; candidates without distinction as to gender,… Continue reading Schuman Traineeships in the European Parliament

Issues with Youth Employment in North Macedonia

written by Katerina Kamchevska, Northern Macedonia

Like in many countries in the Western Balkans, youth in North Macedonia faces the same issues related to unemployment. In general, the job market is too limited and restricted to offer opportunities for the youth, starting with the capital, Skopje, and extending to other cities where the population and economy are significantly lower.