26 episodes

United Citizens of Europe brings people together and inspires generations of Europeans.

We want to listen to stories of Europeans and expats living in Europe, celebrate their successes, and learn from their mistakes.
We talk to European NGOs that work to improve Europe and bordering countries.

We strive for an inclusive Europe, and we will do it one podcast episode at a time.

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United Citizens of Europe brings people together and inspires generations of Europeans.

We want to listen to stories of Europeans and expats living in Europe, celebrate their successes, and learn from their mistakes.
We talk to European NGOs that work to improve Europe and bordering countries.

We strive for an inclusive Europe, and we will do it one podcast episode at a time.

    "Access to COVID-19 vaccines: Non-Europeans in the EU and EU nationals abroad" Testimonies| EP. 03, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    "Access to COVID-19 vaccines: Non-Europeans in the EU and EU nationals abroad" Testimonies| EP. 03, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    This week we gathered some testimonies on the access to the COVID-19 vaccines of non-Europeans living in the EU and EU nationals living outside EU borders. 

    Emil Aaji told us about his experience in Sweden.

    Qingya Wei, a Chinese student living in Groningen, shared with us her experience about booking the vaccine in the Netherlands.

    Our Graphic Designer, Anton Meshkov, also shared his issues with booking the vaccine as a Russian living in France.

    Tadiwa Mwash, our first guest of the podcast, also recounts her extensive struggle in getting the right documents to get vaccinated in Milan, Italy.

    On the expat side, two Italians shared their experience with us. Arianna shared her experience as a EU-national in the UK post-Brexit and Francesca Sfriso shared her experience as a student living in Taiwan.

    Host of the episode: Luca De Cristofaro

    Guests: Arianna Grande, Anton Meshkov, Emil Aaji, Francesca Sfriso, Qingya Wei, Tadiwa Mwash.

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    • 31 min
    "Funding LGBTQI projects in Europe" with Remy Bonny, Forbidden Colours| EP. 02, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    "Funding LGBTQI projects in Europe" with Remy Bonny, Forbidden Colours| EP. 02, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    This week we had a conversation with Remy Bonny, activist and executive director of Forbidden Colours.

    We talked about being an LGBTQI foundation and funding projects for the queer community in Europe, diversity, and the state of LGBTQI rights in the Union.

    Host of the episode: Luca De Cristofaro

    Guest: Remy Bonny, Forbidden Colours

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    • 36 min
    "Organizing a Pride march in Europe" with Kristine Garina, Europride| EP. 01, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    "Organizing a Pride march in Europe" with Kristine Garina, Europride| EP. 01, S.03| United Citizens of Europe

    We are back with season 3 of the podcast!

    We are dedicating the first episode of the season to Pride! We had a conversation with Kristine Garina, president of the European Pride Organizers Organization about what it means to celebrate pride, how a pride parade is organized in Europe, and we briefly discussed how to get the "Europride" license.

    Don't forget to join Copenhagen 2021, where WorldPride, Europride and Eurogames meet!

    Host of the episode: Luca De Cristofaro

    Guest: Kristine Garina, Europride

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    • 28 min
    EP.13, S.02| "EU sanctions and what is going on in Myanmar" with Sabrina Moles| United Citizens of Europe

    EP.13, S.02| "EU sanctions and what is going on in Myanmar" with Sabrina Moles| United Citizens of Europe

    This week, we talk about what is going on in Myanmar and the sanctions on Myanmar by the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union with Sabrina Moles, editor of the Italian database "China Files".
    On March 22nd, 2021, the European Union sanctioned 11 individuals and 4 entities. But what does it mean to be sanctioned by the European Union? Luca De Cristofaro and Hannah Bludau, co-founders of the United Citizens of Europe, briefly explain the history of human rights as a central part of the EU’s foreign policy and the role of the sanctions.



    Hosts of the episode: Hannah Bludau, Luca De Cristofaro

    Guests: Sabrina Moles

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    • 31 min
    EP.12, S.02| "The state of EU-China relations and Chinese reaction to sanctions" with Fabrizia Candido and Alisa Atarova| United Citizens of Europe

    EP.12, S.02| "The state of EU-China relations and Chinese reaction to sanctions" with Fabrizia Candido and Alisa Atarova| United Citizens of Europe

    On March 22nd, 2021, the European Union sanctioned the People's Republic of China over the alleged human rights violations of the Uyghur population in the region of Xinjiang.
    Fabrizia Candido briefly overviews the history of the relations between the EU and China. We talk about the "Lianghui" (Chinese National Assembly)'s key takeaways, and we discuss the mask and vaccine diplomacy. After this introduction, we focus on the situation in Xinjiang and the sanctions by the European Union.
    Alisa Atarova illustrates the reaction of Chinese media to the EU's sanctions. 

    Hosts of the episode: Anton Meshkov, Luca De Cristofaro

    Guests: Fabrizia Candido, Alisa Atarova

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    • 40 min
    EP.11, S.02| "How to work for Europe: from institutions to NGOs" with Dorottya Kósa| United Citizens of Europe

    EP.11, S.02| "How to work for Europe: from institutions to NGOs" with Dorottya Kósa| United Citizens of Europe

    This week, we're interviewing Dorottya Kósa about working with European projects. Dorottya has a unique experience of both participating in grassroots European projects and working with European institutions. Here's our talk on how to work with Europe. 

    Host of the episode: Anton Meshkov

    Guest: Dorottya Kósa

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    • 32 min

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