By Pavel

Spanish students force their Government to revert ERASMUS cuts


Nov 12, 2013

An earthquake shook during last week the Spanish society, when the ministry of Education published in the Spanish official Bulletin (BOE) the ministerial decision of cutting back the national support to the ERASMUS students from the current year on, except on the cases they had received a ministerial grant on the previous year. This measure […]

Position paper on Recognition of Volunteers

Nov 10, 2013

Introduction AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe/European Students’ Forum) is born in 1986 with the vision of creating a unified Europe, based on democracy and a respect for human rights, bringing together students with different cultural backgrounds. Today, AEGEE is Europe’s largest interdisciplinary youth organisation: 40 countries, 200 cities, 13 000 friends. […]

Position Paper on Youth Rights

Nov 08, 2013

General Context The gap and marginalisation of young people in Europe is one of the consequence of the crisis and has resulted in labelling the future leaders of society as the lost generation and therefore brought a misery to image of any future of young person. Conceivably, young people are not entitled to be one […]

Position Paper on Education for Sustainable Development

Nov 08, 2013

Introduction The seeds of education for sustainable development were laid at the 1977 Tbilisi Conference on Environmental Education. At this intergovernmental conference, organised by the United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), delegates from 68 countries unanimously agreed on “the important role of environmental education in the […]

Position Paper on European Integration

Nov 08, 2013

SUMMARY The European integration and enlargement have always been connected with the simple aspiration to bring fundamentally new basis of cooperation and interaction between states and people. Within this framework the ongoing policies of the European Union and Council of Europe in the Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Mediterranean region could be good examples of […]

Erasmus Voting Assessment: Did Erasmus make you feel more European?

Oct 22, 2013

This new project aims at answering fundamental questions concerning active citizenship and participation in democratic processes of young students, in particular ERASMUS students. Through an in-depth survey, the project will measure the feeling of “being European” among young students and, furthermore, assess any possible existing links between “being ERASMUS student” and level of engagement in the […]

AEGEE-Europe takes part as partners in the 14th Edition of the University on Youth and Development!

University on Youth and Development

Oct 07, 2013

We, the partners and over 200 participants, gathered in the 14th Edition of the University on Youth and Development (UYD) celebrating the European Year of Citizens: Recall the international and regional documents enhancing and promoting the exercise of democratic citizenship[i], Refer to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenant on Civil and Political […]

European Youth Calls the Council of Europe to Protect their Rights Now


Oct 01, 2013

AEGEE-Europe, together with 10 youth organizations from all over Europe, has launched the campaign YouthRights.NOW for the recognition of specific rights for youth. These youth rights include education and training, employment, housing, health and the right to a healthy environment, participation, sexual and reproductive health, culture and sport, non-discrimination, as wells as proper information on […]

AEGEE-Europe Launches the “Y Vote 2014” Campaign to Engage First Time Voters in the Elections to the European Parliament of May 2014.

YVote logo

Sep 21, 2013

AEGEE-Europe will focus a big part of the activities of its 13000 members in a broad campaign to engage students, young citizens and all first time voters in the campaign for the European Parliament Elections of May 2014. This campaign is launched now with a convention called “Ignite the spark of youth” hosted by AEGEE-Valladolid, […]

Health4Youth by AEGEE-Europe and iValueHealth.NET partner to promote healthy lifestyle among European Youth


Jul 30, 2013

First collaboration between Health Social Network and Youth Community promises to enhance health education and healthy lifestyle among European Youth. Health4Youth by AEGEE-Europe, an initiative meant to educate and support European youth in making healthy choices and iValueHealth.NET, leading European health social network announce a strategic partnership to increase health awareness among young people, provide […]