Educación y cultura

The vote of young first-time voters. More than 21 million young people will vote for the first time in the 2024 European elections.

The vote of young first-time voters. More than 21 million young people will vote for the first time in the 2024 European elections.

From 6 to 9 June, almost 359 million European citizens will vote to renew the EU Parliament. More than 21 million of these voters are young people voting for the first time in Europe. They are the young people who have grown up in the pandemic, and the question is not who they will vote for, but whether they will vote at all.

Video games and learning: a virtuous synergy

Video games and learning: a virtuous synergy

In the broad landscape of interactive media, video games have gained prominence not only as forms of entertainment, but also as educational tools and sources of knowledge. Far from being the subject of controversy and prejudice, they have been shown to have a positive impact on the cognitive, emotional, and social development of players.

Invasive Alien Species are known and combated

Invasive Alien Species are known and combated

The accelerated spread of Invasive Alien Species (IAS), through human action aggravated by Climate Change and Globalisation, is triggering major imbalances in ecosystems. With more than 3,500 IAS already established globally, with significant impacts on biological diversity, human health and economic activities, action is urgently needed to detect, control and eradicate these unwanted intruders.

Preventing after a suicide death

Preventing after a suicide death

The WHO states that 280 million people suffer from depression globally, there are more than 700,000 suicides per year, and it is the fourth leading cause of death in young people aged 15-29. With the present interconnection between depression, mental health and suicide, a particular population group becomes vulnerable: they are the relatives of people who have committed suicide, also called “survivors. “Postvention”, a crucial form of prevention, focuses on those affected by a self-inflicted death.

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