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More than half of all young people seeking employment cannot find decent work in many countries in the South of the Union, a trend that hasn’t been turned around despite considerable political effort, and that is shifting to the East and North.
We will investigate, question and report the EU crisis, its causes and effects, the responses and failures, the underlying reasons and growing resentments. What impact does the EU crisis have on the lives of young Europeans? Why is the media discourse so lopsided? Why is the news coverage so uncritical? We have documented the impact, captured the arguments and portrayed the key players of the crisis. Therefore, more than ten teams, each with young policy- and young media-makers from Spain and Germany, worked under the guidance and with the support of media professionals to conceptualise, investigate and report the crisis in a variety of print, video and online formats.

Berlin 2014: Claus Kuhlmann (video), Esther Göbel (text), Evgeny Makarov (photo), Victoria Kau (video)
Brussels 2016: Andrea Echeverria (text), Evgeny Makarov (photo), Laura Cwiertnia (text)

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Demokratie & Dialog e.V.
Scharnhorststraße 28.29, 10559 Berlin

Tel +49 30 394.052.553, Fax 394.052.515

Partners & Organisations
‘Generation Crisis’ is a project series of the Berlin based think-tank Demokratie & Dialog in collaboration with the Association of Human Rights Educators AHEAD from Barcelona. Demokratie & Dialog runs the leading portal on youth policy at It is an organisation that generates and consolidates knowledge and information on youth policies across the policy cycle, ranging from analysis and policy formulation to implementation and evaluation. AHEAD is one of the most experienced organisations in the Spanish youth sector.‘Generation Crisis’ is generously hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Brussels and funded by the German Representation of the European Commission. The project is supported by the German association of young media makers Jugendpresse Deutschland.


In 2014 and 2015, Generation Crisis was generously supported by Erasmus+ Youth in Action, kindly hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s Forum für Politik und Gesellschaft, and organised in cooperation with Friends of Spain.


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