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Youth Council of the U.S Embassy in North Macedonia

The Youth Council brings together youth from different disciplines, interests, ethnicities and religious backgrounds. Established by the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, it seeks to generate creative ideas and projects to empower the youth of Macedonia, and to strengthen the voice of youth by advising the Embassy on important youth issues.

Youth Stories #Microaggressions

In the period before enrolling into university, i was experiencing microaggressions from my social surrounding. I was constantly asked which field of studying i am going to choose. The answer was: “I am enrolling into electrical engineering”. So, as usual for our nation, people did not hesitate to share their …

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Youth Stories #Brave

My biggest personal struggle is probably not being brave enough. In various areas of my life I have found myself being scared of taking risks and changing my status quo, or speaking up.

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Taking a walk in the hall of Shame

“Something is wrong with me.”  Is engraved at the entrance of this hall. Feeling inadequacy to meet our own ideals and standards is something we have inevitably felt at some point in our lives. Self-consciousness is floating the whole hall ready to steal moments of our lives and leave as …

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Youth Stories #Artist

I’m an artist. I grew up in my own world. A kid with bugs – people would say. Ever since I was a child, I was very stubborn about my convictions. Once, I was invited to a national TV to talk about my art. One of my illustrations featured the …

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Youth Stories #ArtOfLiving

It is important to realize that all young people within our society share the same struggle. This is inevitably illuminated if we perceive the real interconnectedness that all subcultures in our society contain as a result of the occurrence of a strong homogeneous social atmosphere on the basis of recurrent shared problems.

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Media Intern – Global Leadership Forum (GLF)

(The official call can be found at https://www.uwc.org/news/?pid=274&nid=51&storyid=4728 ) Eligibility: Young people working with media or studying something accordingly. Preferred Qualities: Ability to work well in a team Excellent communication skillsMature, flexible, adaptable, dependable, and respectful within a diverse community •Independent Desired Qualities: • Ability to work well in a teamBilingual …

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