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EU SOU CASCAIS! When you drive your life with passion and dedication

to any cause it seems like you achieved certain level of satisfaction and happiness that we all strive for. And still the life itself confronts you always with challenges that you accept or other way - discard. People around us, no matter if in daily life or in social media, trying to be inspirational or smart they always quote to get out of the comfort zone in order to do something for yourself as a spiritual and intellectual being. Looking back now at my life in the past years I can tell that I don`t even have a comfort zone. Through the prism of the Erasmus+ program my life has been focused on mobility to gain knowledge, experience, bring it back wrap it up in the local frames and again take it out there to show it to the people I met on that journey. Some call it global citizenship as well. Our Portuguese story started the day I accepted the call from my Volunteers Centre Skopje for a training course on youth empowerment, both global and local level, entitled Glocal youth for social transformation. Together onboard with me I had Ema, Despina and Kristijan as our national representatives. The venue,


Cascais near Lisbon was awarded as Youth Capital 2018 and the opening ceremony was planned to start during our stay there on the training. Our Portuguese partner Rota Jovem association also included youth workers from Finland, Slovenia, Italy, Denmark, Spain and UK to exchange their experience and point of view. So after many hours of constant exchange of minivan, planes and metro we finally sat in the train that runs from Lisbon all the way to Cascais besides the

Voices February 2018  
Voices February 2018