On January 31, 2013, Marianne Birthler, the former Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Archives of the former GDR, spoke with Eustory alumni about “The Freedom of Remembrance – is Europe heading towards a shared culture of remembrance?”
The Danish prize giving ceremony took place in the Ministry of Education in Copenhagen on 30 January 2013. The competition topic was "Democracy" and the winning contribution was a video about the Arab spring made by three young students from Rysensteen High School in Copenhagen.
Gabriele Woidelko, managing director of EUSTORY, was invited by the European Parliament to present the work of EUSTORY to the planning board of the future House of European History in Brussels. Just like EUSTORY, the House seeks to contribute to the understanding of European history.
Nova Doba in the Ukraine has published a collection of articles entitled "Current Discussions About the Second World War". The collection is a result of three round tables in 2011 and 2012 with Ukrainian (and foreign) students, teachers, and scientists.
In November 2012, Roman Roobroeck, member of the EUSTORY alumni network and former prize winner of the EUSTORY competition in Belgium, was one of six young Europeans who met with Jacques Delors (former president of the European Commission) and Valéry Giscard d’Estaing (former French President) to discuss "building Europe as a project of several generations".
On the occasion of the launching of the Eustory competition in France, six young Europeans discussed European topics with Jacques Delors and Valéry Giscard d’Estaing. One of the young people on the panel was be Roman Roobroeck, member of the EUSTORY alumni network and former prize winner of the EUSTORY competition in Belgium.
In its fifth edition Eustory Spain asked participants to present projects under the title "My Family in History". Managed since 2007 by the Real Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda (RMR), Eustory Spain awarded nine projects in this year's award ceremony that took place on 9 November 2012 in Ronda (Malaga).
Apply now! The European Charlemagne Youth Prize is open to people aged 16-30 who have undertaken projects fostering understanding, promoting the development of a shared sense of European identity, or offering practical examples of Europeans living together as one community.
The KARTA Center in Poland announced the seventeenth edition of the "History of Hand" competition for the school year 2012/2013. The competition topic is "Poles and their neighboursafter World War II: against each other, side by side,together". For the first time a specialaward will be given forinternationalteams.