Europe on Track

Investing in youth and volunteering – in Naples

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Dec 06, 2012

For our first stop in Italy, AEGEE-Napoli has organised an event with about 30-40 attendees, mostly the members of AEGEE-Napoli were present to discuss the focus topic of Europe on Track. Their problems, expectations and possible solutions were brought to light both regarding Italy as a whole and their own city as well. Asked about […]

Vote at 16 – Wien

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Dec 06, 2012

Things 16-year-olds can do: Pay income taxes, be tried as an adult, get married, start driving lessons, join the army,… Things 16-year-olds cannot do: Vote. Unless you are Austrian. Or from Nicaragua, Brazil, Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Ecuador, or Argentina. But unfortunately Europe on Track does not call at any of these destinations, so […]

Ile-de-France or Ile-d’ Europe? – From Paris with love

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Dec 05, 2012

Asked about their identity young people responded that they feel Parisian at the first place, then European and then French. Generally we can already say that most people politically don´t think in European terms, the first is always the national perspective. In London we experienced the same. And it appears that here the capital city […]

The bumpy road to sustainability

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Dec 04, 2012

So far, the interviews indicate that young people are mostly preoccupied by our increasing dependency on fossil fuels, closely followed by the threat of resource shortages and the treatment of waste produced by our high-consumption society. But what are they doing about it? How much are young people aware of their own impact on the […]

Are Czechs more selfish?

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Dec 02, 2012

Some days ago, while in Prague, the question came from Brno if Europe on Track would be stopping there as well. Since we are in the neighbourhood, we quickly manage to arrange an extra stop in Brno, breaking up the fairytale journey through the snow-covered, sun-reflecting hills of Moravia. After all, a plan is only […]

United States of Europe in 2020?

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Dec 02, 2012

Since the beginning of the project we were looking forward to visiting Enschede, home to one of the biggest locals of AEGEE, with many engaged members, a strong focus on content, and the only local with an own bar, Sociëteit Asterion. At the NWM in Leuven, European Affairs responsible Thijs confirmed their participation in Europe […]

British youth about the British education: not as good as it seems like?

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Nov 30, 2012

In London Team Red arrived to meet a group of students from different areas of the city, with clashing views on recent tendencies on the Islands’ most pressing issues regarding educational policies. A lot of interesting interviews have been carried out in order to picture their ideas on how changes in youth policy and institutional education – […]

First interviews

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Nov 29, 2012

You always remember your first, no matter the number of experiences after that. Our first interview is with Sintija (21) from Riga, studying International Business Law and board member of AEGEE-Tilburg. It is only fitting that, when asked about her idea of Europe, she would come down to the basic raison d’être of the EU: […]

Promote sustainable travelling – win €1250 for your local!

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Nov 28, 2012

InterRail offers two locals the unique opportunity to win 1250€ for their projects or event. We would like to invite you to take part in a competition promoting sustainability and environmental awareness offered by our partner – InterRail! The prize money can be invested in any project or event you are planning. www.InterRail.eu offers train passes to Europeans to […]

Europe on Track – Launch from Leuven!

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Nov 27, 2012

Saturday morning, 11am. Seven people in dark green hoodies walk through the gates of the scouting premises in the centre of Leuven. After a day of preparation in Brussels, they are ready to kick off the project which will define their every step in the coming month. They are the members of Europe on Track: Cristina […]