Team Red

All EU need is love!

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team Red of Europe on Track 3 arrived at their last stop, Verona, on 14th May. We were warmly welcomed by AEGEE-Verona, special thanks to Erika. The event that AEGEE-Verona organised was titled “ALL EU NEED IS LOVE”, a pre-event of AgoraBergamo, AEGEE's General Assembly. AEGEE-Verona event took place from 14th -17th May and it welcomed Team Red travelers as well as Agora participants from different antennas across Europe. More than 20 participants participated in the event. On the day of arrival, the hosts made the participants learn a little bit of Italian culture. They introduced everyone to [...]

All EU need is love!2016-08-16T18:08:20+00:00

To Schengen or not to Schengen, that’s the question!

By Chikulupi Kasaka From the 11th to the 13th  of May 2016, Team Red from Europe on Track 3 occupied Udine land in Italy. The team had quite a good experience despite the rainy weather. On the 11st May, upon arriving at Udine train station, we received warm hugs from Davide and the team of AEGEE-Udine, that made us feel at home. On the 12th May, Team Red had one mission: to find out the views and opinions of the youth in Udine concerning Youth Mobility. AEGEE-Udine prepared an amazing event where Team Red facilitated a wonderful session that many participants attended. At 5:30pm, the [...]

To Schengen or not to Schengen, that’s the question!2016-08-15T17:12:48+00:00

Team Red in Barcelona exploring youth mobility!

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team Red arrived in Barcelona in the wake of Monday 9th May 2016 from A Corña through the overnight Interrail train. Upon arrival, our hosts Aegee-Barcelona came to pick us up and took us to our accommodation at St. Christopher’s’ Inn Hostel. In the evening of the same day, the team had a workshop with youth in Barcelona. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the Europe on Track 3 Project, a “Where Does Europe End?” exercise and ended by discussing youth mobility and their experiences with traveling abroad, exchange programmes as well Erasmus programmes. With Youth [...]

Team Red in Barcelona exploring youth mobility!2016-05-25T17:32:30+00:00

Team Red in A Coruña: United in Diversity?

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team Red of Europe on Track 3 arrived in A Coruña, Spain at 11am on 7th May 2016 with the best train experience. Thanks to Interrail for making it a real once-in-a-life experience! AEGEE-A Coruña warmly welcomed the team and offered us a nice time to relax and get ready for the sessions. Our host, Alejandra, took the team for lunch to boost their energy before going to a workshop. This revived the energy and enthusiasm of the team to go and discuss the Refugees and migration crisis in Europe. AEGEE-A Coruña organized an event under the [...]

Team Red in A Coruña: United in Diversity?2016-05-13T08:18:34+00:00

Team Red in Lyon taking part in Nuit Debout

By Chikulupi Kasaka In the evening of the 3rd May, Team Red arrived in the place where the Nuit Debout protests and meetings in Lyon are held. This is the second time team red is experiencing the peaceful protests called Nuit Debout, which means Up All Night, made by people showing up in one place from 6pm to midnight to discuss their concerns towards the government. AEGEE-Lyon introduced Europe on Track 3 in front of the crowd and we all invited participants to join us in a discussion about Schengen area, refugees and migration crisis in Europe. A group of [...]

Team Red in Lyon taking part in Nuit Debout2016-05-07T12:16:28+00:00

Red Team in Manchester: Is it BR-EXIT or BR-IN?

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team red arrived in Manchester, the United Kingdom, on a mission to understand people’s views on the possible Brexit and the upcoming referendum. Team red prepared a number of activities to pursue this aim, including conducting a mock referendum, workshops and interviews. Let’s understand what BREXIT means in the first place before we discuss about youth views on it. BREXIT is an abbreviation of “British exit” which refers to the possibility that Britain will withdraw from the European Union (EU). The referendum is expected to be carried out on June 23 and the big question is “Whether [...]

Red Team in Manchester: Is it BR-EXIT or BR-IN?2016-05-05T11:45:16+00:00

No Artificial Borders for Refugees in Europe

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team red from AEGEEs’ Europe on Track 3 Project arrived safely in Heidelberg, Germany on the 25th April. In collaboration with the local antenna AEGEE-Heidelberg, they delivered a workshop about the Refugee Crisis in Europe. Team red had the opportunity to interview local youth as well as a refugee. Their opinions were honest enough to raise the voice and awareness for a better Europe and better refugee crisis management. Arman Turma is one among the youngsters the team interviewed. He is 19 years old, from Hungary, studying Philosophy and Psychology in Germany. Arman came to Germany in 2015 and [...]

No Artificial Borders for Refugees in Europe2016-05-03T09:13:36+00:00

Team red in Paris: Nuit Debout, the beginning of a social movement

By Chikulupi Kasaka Red Team Travellers from “Europe on Track 3” went to Paris to understand the French Clichés, taking part on the AEGEE-Paris event Voulez-vous Clicher avec moi? On 23rd the team arrived at the famous Place De la République, where the so-called Nuit Debout protests are held. Nuit Debout is a French word meaning “Rising Up All Night”. Travellers had an opportunity to interview a few people from the crowd participating in the “Nuit Debout” and had this to tell. What is Nuit Debout? Nuit Debout started as a movement with protests against the government for their new project on Labour Law [...]

Team red in Paris: Nuit Debout, the beginning of a social movement2016-04-28T14:57:19+00:00

Team red in Maastricht interviews Zack, from Canada

By Chikulupi Kasaka Team Red of Europe on Track 3, led by Madgalena and Hemmo, travelled to Maastricht in pursuit of Borderless Europe and got a chance to collect opinions of the people from there. Why did they visit Maastricht in the first place? Well, you cannot conduct a Europe on Track Project leaving Maastricht behind due to its history. Maastricht happens to be the birthplace of the European Union, European citizenship, and the single European currency, the euro. It feels like a right place to be. Team Red came across a Canadian citizen there named Zack and used the opportunity right [...]

Team red in Maastricht interviews Zack, from Canada2016-04-28T15:01:21+00:00

Is Europe on the right track? – Not at all!

In Madrid after a lively discussion with AEGEE-Madrid about the problems of youth in Spain, we attended a meeting with Ricardo Ibarra Roca, head of the Spanish Youth Council and Marco Dosantos, a representative of a Spanish organisation for LGBT-Rights. They explained the political situation from their perspective, stressing out the difficulties the youth organisations are facing. On the one hand there is a problem of visibility and recognition for these organisations by the officials and by the public. On the other hand recently the government cut their funds up to 50%, which makes their work very difficult, as well as [...]

Is Europe on the right track? – Not at all!2014-02-26T14:43:25+00:00