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Water is not to be taken for granted. 2.1 billion people across the globe lack access to drinking water. On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is a precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU.
Freedom, stability and a better standard of living are the main values, and expectations, that high school students usually link to the EU. Actor Driton Vejseli took part in the debate of Demir Hisar pupils with EU Ambassador Žbogar, saying that the popular TV sitcom where he stars shows that diversity is an asset that, combined with humour, can turn into a strong uniting factor. The discussion saw questions about benefits from EU membership, the Prespa Agreement and the reforms, but also about Brexit and - for the first time in this series of debates - the LGBTI rights in the country.