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The final video of Boys and Girls is online…check it out!

The world of teenagers is rich and complex. It is a world where relationships, lifestyle, danger and opportunity go hand in hand. A time when the best years of your life can just as easily become the worst.

This video summarizes the message and the findings of “Boys and Girls” a unique and inspiring
European project which aims to delve into the demanding world of teens….




Facebook generation – Social networks as a platform for drug prevention

Mr Walter Farke of the Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Nordrhein-Westfalen (DE) will present the project Boys and Girls to the symposium ”Generation Facebook – Soziale Netzwerke als Plattform für Suchtprävention”, which will held in Berlin from 3 to 6 October 2012.

Here you find the full description of the presentation, which we will publish soon after the congress.

EU Commissioner Dalli mentioned Boys and Girls

Parliamentary questions about child obesity in Europe.

EU Commissioner Dalli mentioned our project Boys and Girls as the example of campaign aimed at encouraging healthy diet and physical activity among European young people.

Here you can find the questions about child obesity in Europe and here you can read the answers of Commissioner Dalli.


Boys and Girls on Repubblica Salute!

Today Repubblica, the first Italian newspaper, published an article about Boys and Girls on their website, in the health and prevention section.

Here the link to the article (Adolescence without risks: on the web a new web series):

Adolescenza senza rischi sul web una serie televisiva


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Video of the Boys and Girls workshop

The video of the Boys and Girls workshop about “How to communicate health messages to adolescents: challenges and opportunities” held at the European Parliament on June 5, 2012 is online!


Caroline Bollars - Programme manager at World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe

Jacqueline Harding - Director and executive producer at Tomorrow’s Child

Karin Luks - Director of prevention project at Sucht Schweiz

Marco Pancini – Senior Policy Counsel at Google

Melina Violari – Policy & Privacy manager at Facebook

Robert Cope – Online content manager at British Heart Foundation

Erwin Fisser – Campaign leader at SOA AIDS Netherland

Luigi Petito – Communication manager for Boys and Girls project

Peer Van Der Kreeft – Lecturer prevention at University College Ghent

Moderator: Alessandro Torello – Journalist at Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal

Download the notes of the workshop!

It is possible to download the notes the Boys and Girls project workshop “Public Health Issues and Online Communication to adolescents:  challenges and opportunities” held on June 5 at The European Parliament.

Click here to download the notes.


Other new episodes

The first 10 episodes of the series are online!

Have you watched them?

Not yet?

Here the links to the episodes:

Episode 1 - A normal day

Episode 2 – Visions

Episode 3 – A rush of joy

Episode 4 – Butterfly

Episode 5 – The falling apple

Episode 6 – Music in the head

Episode 7 – Street fight

Episode 8 - Run Boy Run

Episode 9 – Overcoming obstacles

Episode 10 – Friendship gives wings to the heart

A new episode is online!

You can watch the new episode of  Boys and Girls titled “Butterfly” on our Youtube Channel or our Vimeo Channel!

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The third episode is online!

“A rush of joy” is the third episode of  ”Boys and Girls”, now online. You can watch it directly on our Youtube Channel or on our Vimeo Channel.

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The second episode is online!

“Visions” is the second episode of  ”Boys and Girls”, now online. You can watch it directly on our Youtube Channel.

Click on the image and…enjoy it!