Best of Echolocation
Release Date: 10/31/2023
From dating to drugs, from influencers to sports – listen to highlights from Echolocation. Since we started the Echolocation podcast we have explored a variety of topics, from gay rights to AI technology, from entrepreneurship to our relations with Russia. In Echolocation #17, we bring together the best from all episodes. Listen to young people from Georgia, Moldova and Sweden discussing important topics. And remember – you can go back and listen to the full episodes anytime. Participants: Guests som several of our episodes. Host: Alina Girnet, Moldova. Echolocation –...info_outline Drug Use and Abuse
How does drugs affect our societies? Can you use drugs without being an addict? And what help is there for those who get trapped in addiction? The issue of illegal drugs – and a possible legalization – is very much in centre of the debate in many European countries. So, what do people think – and do – in Sweden, Georgia, and Moldova? Here is the new episode of Echolocation. Listen to: Herman Szabo from Georgia, who is a member of the georgian parliament and one of the leaders of the libertarian party “Girchi”. Pierre Andersson from Sweden, policy advisor for the...info_outline Russia – The Elephant in the Room
Despite that 32 years has passed since Moldova and Georgia became independent, Russia and Russian culture and language continuous to play an important role in the two countries. How has the relation been affected by the Russian war against Ukraine? What about the Russian minorities in the countries and how will the relation with Russia look like once the war in Ukraine has come to an end? Listen to a new episode of Echolocation. Participants: Marina Slashcheva, PhD student, from Russia, living in Sweden. Levani Iaganashvili, KNews, Georgia. Alina Girnet, Diez, Moldova. Host: David Isaksson,...info_outline Sweden for beginners
What is ”lagom”, what happens if you sit beside someone in an otherwise empty bus, and do Swedes really pay that high taxes? Dive into a very Swedish episode of Echolocation! I guess you already know everything about Sweden, right? If not, here is the chance to learn more about this Nordic country. In episode 14 of Echolocation Samuel Rivera from Sweden promises to answer all questions that Levani and Alina might have about his country – from Abba to dating, from the king to the food. So join us for a tour of Sweden! Participants: Levani Iaganashvili, Georgia Alina Girnet, Moldova...info_outline Ready for business?
In recent years, Europe has witnessed a surge in young entrepreneurs who are reshaping industries with their fresh perspectives and boundless ambition. But what are their challenges? And what advice can they give to aspiring young entrepreneurs. In this episode, we set our focus on the vibrant landscape of entrepreneurship in Europe and how it's empowering the youth. Europe has long been a hotbed of creativity and innovation, with a rich history of pioneering thinkers and groundbreaking ideas. In recent years, the continent has witnessed a surge in young entrepreneurs, who are not only...info_outline Will Georgia become a EU member?
What would it mean for Georgia to become a part of the European Union and what could Georgia bring to the EU-family? Listen to a live discussion with youth held in the city of Telavi about cultural heritage, politics, and dreams for the future with voices from Moldova, Georgia and Sweden. Moderator: Levani Laganashvili. Echolocation – bringing Your voices together is a special podcast cooperation between Georgia (Knews), Moldova (Diez) and Sweden (Global Bar Magazine/Global Podd). Our aim is to create an echo through society by inviting young people to make their voices heard,...info_outline Time for a Gap year?
In our rapidly evolving and fast-paced society, an increasing number of students are recognizing the importance of taking a pause from their academic pursuits – a Gap year! But is it accepted by parents and the society? Will it have any positive – or negative – effect on your motivation and results? And what’s maybe most important – what would you do with a Gap year? In this episode, we explored the captivating perspectives of three guests from our three countries Moldova, Georgian and Sweden. So let's embark on this enlightening conversation that tackles societal expectations,...info_outline Should I stay or should I go?
Less and less Moldovan students choose Moldovan universities to continue their studies. Instead, they go abroad. But who will come back once the studies are over? How can companies and organisations in Moldova attract young people to make them stay, or return to the country? How can brain drain be stopped what do Moldovan authorities do to make their country more attractive to the young generation? This Episode of Echolocation was recorded live with a young audience in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, comparing opportunities of studying at home or abroad Host: Alina- Maria Turcanu, Moldova. ...info_outline Georgia for Beginners
What does the car mean to Georgians? Do people in Georgia talk about other things besides food and wine – and why is the mother of Georgia holding a sword in her hand? I guess you already know everything about Georgia, right? If not, here is the chance to learn more about this European country, situated between the black sea and the Caucasian mountains, with Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Armenia as neighbours. In episode 9 of Echolocation Levani Langanashvili from Georgia promises to answer all questions that Samuel and Alina-Maria might have about his country – from sport to music, from...info_outline Sport and Politics
What role does sports play in modern societies today? What does it mean for a country's national identity and how is it linked to politics and economy? Sports have been a part of life since the start of human civilization. It brings us together but can also drive us apart. Sport has become more and more professionalized and plays a big role in politics and the global economy. Still, we tend to see sport as amusement and leisure and a global campfire that brings people from different parts of the world together. In this episode of Echolocation, we will talk about sport and its...info_outline
From dating to drugs, from influencers to sports – listen to highlights from Echolocation.
Since we started the Echolocation podcast we have explored a variety of topics, from gay rights to AI technology, from entrepreneurship to our relations with Russia.
In Echolocation #17, we bring together the best from all episodes. Listen to young people from Georgia, Moldova and Sweden discussing important topics.
And remember – you can go back and listen to the full episodes anytime.
- Participants: Guests som several of our episodes.
- Host: Alina Girnet, Moldova.
Echolocation – bringing Your voices together is a special podcast cooperation between Georgia (Knews), Moldova (Diez) and Sweden (Global Bar Magazine/Global Podd). Our aim is to create an echo through society by inviting young people to make their voices heard, exchange information and opinions.
The project is implemented with support from the Swedish Institute.