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Europe has to do better marketing

Published on by Simon Reenberg (author), Meritxell Vilamala (author), Mireia Rom (author), Roger Cuartielles (author)

They decide how the food we eat is produced. They determine which type of identification we need to go on vacation. But nobody knows about that.

The European Union has not known to sell itself. This is the sentence that all guests of Euromain Radio Show -about the future of Europe- have repeated. A difficult structure of the institutions and the inability of politicians to spread the EU politics are the main causes.

In the case of Spain, for example, a new survey shows that only 50 percent of the people feel attached to the EU. That makes this country the 8th most sceptical in the union. The International Secretary of the Catalan Socialist Youth International Commission, Pol Gibert, assures that “in the background they have a strong feeling of being Europeans” but sometimes it seems hard to believe.

Barcelona's race for exchange students

Published on by Georgina Garriga (author), Emelie Kempe (author), Peter Dalsgaard Thomsen (author)

Barcelona is among the leading cities in the world when it comes to international students. The brand of Barcelona is a leading factor in attracting the students and has established Barcelona in the top.

Tourism in Barcelona: Pros and Cons

Published on by Catalina Ciolan (infographic designer), Hugo Orenga (video operator), Martí Roma (video editor), Roger Cuartielles (writer)

 ( Oliver-Bonjoch)

( Oliver-Bonjoch)

To every good thing, unfortunately you most often have a negative consequence as well. The city of Gaudi, Barcelona is the eleventh most visited city in the world (according to the Global Destination Cities Index 2014 of MasterCard) and even if it might all sound perfect there are downsides to that situation as well.

EU initiative to fight youth unemployment

Published on by Alba Barrionuevo (author), Pontus Persson (author), Thibault Combe (author), María Gabriela Medina (author)

Sweden among some other northern countries has lower numbers of youth unemployment.

Sweden among some other northern countries has lower numbers of youth unemployment.

All around Europe, young people have problems finding a job. The numbers of youth without employment, education or training, known as NEET, in some European countries exceed 20 % of the population. Meanwhile, the differences between the EU countries are big and now a proposal that comes from the European Commission is trying to support the regions with the highest numbers of youth unemployment.