In 1992, the young Canadian climate activist Severn Cullis Suzuki addressed political leaders during the Rio Earth Summit. In a speech strikingly similar to that of Greta Thunberg at the 2019 UN Climate Summit, she called for political action in the face of urgency. Twenty-seven years have passed since Suzuki’s impactful speech, climate change persists. Still, it drives young people to seize the torch of activism, burning with a glow deemed unprecedented.Read more
If digital transformation is at the top of the EU’s priorities, there is speculation whether, despite great potential, Europe will succeed in turning rulemaking competencies into digital sovereignty. With heightened tensions, the clash between American and Chinese tech giants presses the issue of political administrations’ dependency on private foreign entities.Read more
Prisma European Network is hosting Build Back Better, a Networking Event for Youth Organizations. Build Back Better is composed of two events taking place during the afternoon of the 15th of April 2021.Read more
A good leader is one who takes a decision and sticks to it. Yet, our societies are unstable, no variable is immobile. Leaders shouldn’t be too headstrong and refuse change, but rather adapt their decision to changing currents. Thus, a good leader is one endowed with the gift of anticipation. Today, PRISMA will guide you through the macroenvironment cloud’s dust and gas with the PESTEL Model.
PRISMA believes in the necessity of concrete action, and in the opportunity of new technologies. As such, this issue of our series on the digital skills to invest in 2021 will demonstrate how blockchain can help NGOs and philanthropic actors to gain back their donors' trust so that they will achieve a positive impact.Read more
Human ingenuity is often linked to the capacity to design and successfully use tools. The earliest Philosophy of technology, taught by Plato and Aristotle, was already quite taken in the relationship between the creator and the tool. In the arts, the problematic nature of this dynamic was discussed intensely, and many arguments insisted on affirming that the genius of creation had to be credited to the hand guiding the paintbrush and not the opposite.Read more
Wells of ink went to waste trying to assess the characteristics of the current Youth. Generation Z, the first one born in a digitized world, is supposedly uncontrollable, desperate, but also apathetic and indifferent. A Covid-19 generation, a Brexit Generation. For each crisis affecting the 21st century, there is an attempt to define an age group through it.Read more
Has your organization identified an inspiring goal on the horizon? On the road to its completion, has your itinerary seemed hazardous? In order not to get lost and waste resources during their progress, a decision-maker needs a clear map to guide his team to success. The SMART Criteria is a tool, simple, yet concrete, to track your progress along the way and adapt your objective to changing currents.Read more
Have you ever wondered about the secret logic behind the layout of your keyboard? Willing to use an object for the first time, has a mysterious knowledge guided you to do so intuitively?
Behind an object, at the core of its shape and color, hidden in its size or texture stands design. Design is the process of envisioning and planning the creation of objects, services, systems … It is determined by the interaction between the object and its user.Read more
Do you have an exciting idea for your organisation and need a simple and swift method to assess its robustness? Or maybe a decision needs to be taken but the situation seems unreadable with too many variables to consider?Read more
In a COVID-19 context, with businesses and activities moving online, many economic, social, and educational actors acknowledged, sometimes to their own dismay, the urgency to invest in digital skills learning.
To keep the wheels turning, follow up on Prisma European Network’s top 10 digital skills to master in 2021 and tell us which digital skill you will master this year.Read more
The event aims at creating a space of sharing and discussion upon the Future of work in the post-pandemic recovery context. Check out this article and know more about how to prepare for the next year.Read more
Prisma European Network invited five Speakers representing its member organisations to participate in the #PrismaEuTalks: an online event that happened on the 29th of October 2020 (18:00 -19:30 CET). Check out the article for all the details to talk about Civil Society taking actions in the context of the pandemic.Read more
The European Digital Youth Summit (EDYS) 4th edition comes into sight to unfold the influence of nowadays digitalized world. Striving to bring youth closer to digital topics, EDYS 2020 was a 3-day event taking place online between 8th and 10th of October 2020.
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We’re very excited to announce our partnership with European Student think tank (EST)
What is the European Student Think Tank ?
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PRISMA is launching a set of Guidelines developed with its member organisations in order to reduce COVID19 connected risks in running youth mobility projects at the international level.Read more
We are glad to support the youth consultations on the impact of the COVID19 crisis on the youth. GEYC is partnering with the UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) to conduct a series of youth consultations in the context of the Covid-19 crisis. The results of the youth consultations will support the development of a regional policy paper on the socio-economic impact of Covid-19 on youth aged 15-24 in Europe and Central Asia. The paper is led by UNICEF ECARO and the European Training Foundation (ETF).Read more
We are delighted to share with you our good news! We have Attended the Dialogue held on June 5 and 6 2020
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Over the last 40 years, the Internet has become a common good for humankind. The upcoming developments and the current global COVID-19 crisis bring an astonishing range of opportunities and challenges for industries, governments, civil society, and every human being. t is therefore increasingly urgent that we, the people, make our voices and perspectives heard regarding the next steps for this incredible technology.Read more
Prisma European Network held its first internal meeting on Tuesday May 19. 2020 at 5:00 GMT in the presence of 9 members: GEYC (Romania), Geoclube (Portugal), Speak up Right (Lebanon), Argus Technology (Turkey), ANKA (Turkey), Freeminds in Action (Italy), Euromed France (France) and Prisms Malta (Malta) and PI Youth Association (Turkey).Read more
This consultation is targeting beneficiary organisations of Erasmus+ programme in the youth field aiming to collect their experience and suggestions for improving the format of the upcoming European programme in the youth field, the successor of the Erasmus+ programme during the period 2021-2027. Based on your contributions, we will draft an official letter to the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) that you could also sign as author / supporter organisation in January 2020.Read more
European Digital Youth Summit 2018 is a multistakeholder event aiming to bring together in Brașov, Romania representatives of organisations, companies, media, academia and young people in order to discuss the impact of European projects with a particular focus on new digital technologies and young people.Read more
PRISMA European Network was represented at the Consultative Meeting "Intercultural Learning in the educational approaches and practices of the European Youth Centre" (4-5 December 2018), in Budapest, Hungary by Gabriel Brezoiu.Read more
European Digital Youth Summit - EDYS 2016 (Bucharest, Romania - 10th of November 2016) is a multistakeholder event in the digital field covering the topics of hate speech online and cyberbullying.Read more
Following up on PRISMA European Network mission to raise the quality of European youth projects, we have launched EQYP standard of quality focusing on 5 key pillars: Non-formal learning, Project Management, Partnerships, PR & Communication and Financial Planning.Read more
Between 3-10 of October, our General Secretary, Cristina-Elena BĂLĂCEANU and her Assistant, Corina CHIRCEA have represented our network at Model European Union Zagreb (MEUZ), a simulation of the decision-making process of the European Union institutions held yearly in the capital of Croatia.Read more
After 3 months full of tasks, deadlines, challenges and fun, the time to reward our New Media Ambassadors for their high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and vision to see obstacles as opportunities, has come.Read more
This week, our colleague Gabriel BREZOIU, General Manager of GEYC and PRISMA European Network is attending this event on behalf of PRISMA European Network, organized by the Tallinn University in the frame of the Estonian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe.Read more
PRISMA European Network strives for excellence on belief that excellence is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and vision to see obstacles as opportunities.Read more
In May, the European Parliament in Strasbourg was transformed by 7500 young people coming from all over the continent and beyond for the European Youth Event (EYE2016). We also supported the event by organizing an interactive event in the field of digital youth participation.Read more
PRISMA European Network strives for excellence on the belief that excellence is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution, and vision to see obstacles as opportunities. When did this pursuit start? Find out by reading our article on PRISMA's genesis.Read more