Dear AEGEEans, happy birthday! Today, 28 years ago, the first EGEE conference took place in Paris. 28 years later, we have developed into one of the main stakeholders of student interests in Europe, a big provider of intercultural experience, and a big family of 13000 Europeans! In this birthday edition, you will find updates from the perfectly organised Agora Rhein-Neckar (we are still impressed by Alex and his Hard-Core Team), our project Health for Youth, and the results of the European Boards' Meeting Valletta. Also, you will find opportunities for your local to take part in our thematic world: YVote [...]
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Dear locals, Do you want to help us in spreading the idea of active citizenship and give a contribution in creation of a bigger impact? During the last AGORA, Y Vote 2014 was ratified as AEGEE-Europe project! From now on until the date of the European Parliamentary Elections in 2014, we will organise a wide range of activities from youth conferences, panel discussions, online campaign, bus tour, voting guide etc – everything to encourage young people to participate in the European Parliament Elections in May 2014. One essential aspect of the success of this project will be the involvement of [...]
Dear AEGEE locals, Do you want to take part in the biggest and the most visible project of AEGEE network during the next year? Do you want to have an impact on young people in your city? Do you imagine youth’s voice being heard in Europe? Do you want others in your society to become active European citizens? If your answer is ‘yes’, then this open call is for you! As you know, in Mannheim, the AGORA ratified the new Y Vote 2014 - It’s up to You(th) project as an official project of AEGEE-Europe. This project aims at turning [...]
Dear AEGEEans, As all of you know AEGEE-Europe counts on a number of Liaison Officers towards several international institutions acting as links to them and providing us the information and the possibilities which they offer. One of these organizations is United Nations: http://www.un.org/ In the past the Comité Directeur has been appointing one person so be in charge with the relations in UN. With this years´ further involvement of the Comité Directeur and our Network in United Nations policy making processes, events and different initiatives we have encountered the problem that UN is a vast organization with many different bodies, [...]
AEGEE-Europe/European Students’ Forum fully supports the new No Hate Speech Movement Campaign of the Council of Europe
Internet offers us the possibility to create, publish, distribute and consume media content fostering therefore a space of full participation, engagement and self-expression. With the development of social networks we all can participate in cyberspace in a variety of ways ranging from keeping in touch with your friends and developing new contacts to sharing content and exploring your self-expression. This online space gives us new opportunities: engaging with others for causes that we care for. But we may equally be victim and agent of abuse and human rights violations, among them, hate speech in various forms and cyberbullying. The online [...]
Location: Bruxelles Duration: 13 month Start: 8th of April Application deadline: 29th of March Description of the task: AEGEE-Europe is recruiting one research and administrative assistant for its office in the head office, in Bruxelles. In order to support the implementation of the European project “Certification of the qualifications of youth workers in NGOs – road to greater recognition of youth work”, granted by the Grundtvig programme of the European Commission, AEGEE-Europe is recruiting one research and administrative assistant. The selected applicant will have to support with research and administration of the above-mentioned project and fulfill all requirements related to [...]
On 18 March 2013, on the occasion of the 7th unfortunate anniversary of Lukashenka’s condemned election victory, we, representatives of European youth, denounce the persisting human rights violation in Belarus. The last presidential elections on 19th of December 2010 ended in mass detentions of protesters, with leaders of opposition being imprisoned, independent media cracked down, and Internet users reported by their service provider for visiting opposition websites… Ever since coming to the power in 1994 the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenka, has oppressed the freedom of his people and ignored their voices. We decry Europe’s last dictatorship and want to [...]
Dear AEGEEans, in this edition of the Newsletter, you will find news about AEGEE's participation in the EU Youth Conference in Dublin and about us joining the Civil Society Platform on Mulitlingualism. Also, you will find two new sections: Open Calls, which will show you the opportunities there currently are to get more involved, and the AEGEEan section, where you can find current articles from our online magazine. Finally, in the external section, this time you can find job opportunities from Careers International as well as an opportunity for scholarships in Germany. Enjoy your read! Yours, Comité Directeur News from [...]
IT Committee is looking for fresh and motivated members willing to get involved in exciting AEGEE world of IT! ITC is open to all members who are willing to deal with AEGEE IT infrastructure and services but not only, also to those which are interested in how to use Web 2.0 tools or in Internet Governance topic, which deals with topics, like privacy, freedom of expression, censorship or copyright. As an ITC member you could choose in which field you would like to work on: a) AEGEE IT infrastructure – AEGEE has several servers distributed around the network which are [...]
Dear Aegee Boards… Europe is in Exchange!! In short: Europe in Exchange (EiE), AEGEE-Europe project, aims at bringing all the students and young people in Europe and neighbourhood countries the possibility to take part in mobility programmes. Europe in Exchange wants you to help to promote and make easier for students to participate in mobility programs during 2013 (both during this and the next semester). Therefore, we proudly invite you to collaborate with us in organizing some of our actions at local and European level! These are the actions we are proposing you to organize together with us: European Mobility [...]