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AEGEE opposes the “Kill the Gays’ bill” in Uganda

Dec 17, 2012

Recently Rebecca Kadaga, speaker of the Ugandan parliament, announced that the 2009’s anti-homosexuality bill will become a law in Uganda in December 2012. She spoke about passing the bill as a ‘Christmas gift’ to its advocates. While homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda, this law would severely increase the penalties. In terms of the […]

Welcoming the European Youth Guarantee

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Dec 12, 2012

One week ago, on Wednesday Dec 5th, the EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Mr László Andor, presented a new package of measures against unemployment. The job market is severely affected by the crisis, and the situation gets worse every month. We stand now at alarmingly high youth unemployment rates in Europe: an average 23% […]

Global Youth Forum in Bali

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Dec 12, 2012

The Bali Global Youth Forum was held in Indonesia on December 2012. Its aim was to review the implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development and prepare the follow up beyond 2014. As a result, recommended actions for the outcome report of the review were produced, together with […]

Promote sustainable travelling – win €1250 for your local!

What is your idea on sustainability?

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 […]

AEGEE-Europe brings youth policy into the agenda of its General Assembly

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Nov 10, 2012

Between 31st October and 4th November, Budapest, Hungary hosted the General Assembly of AEGEE-Europe, the European Students’ Forum. Within the framework of this event, a wide variety of topics have been addressed from lively discussions on the Europe of tomorrow to how young people can contribute to it. More than 800 students gathered together from […]

In Memoriam: Frank Biancheri

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Nov 09, 2012

It is a hard time for AEGEE now. Before the General Assembly in Budapest, a call changed our mood. We were informed that Frank Biancheri, founder of AEGEE-Europe, had passed away on October 29th. The members of AEGEE have reacted instantly to the news, sharing their memories of meeting him, remembering how innovative his ideas were, […]

Students demand a secured funding for the Erasmus For All programme 2014-2020

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Nov 08, 2012

AEGEE (European Students’ Forum), ESN (Erasmus Student Network) and ESU (European Student Union), Europe’s biggest student organisations, representing more than 11 million students and 30.000 volunteers from 47 countries, call upon the European Union decision-makers for adequate support to education and youth programmes in the budget negotiations under the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2010.  As representative student organisations, we […]

In Memoriam: Franck Biancheri

Oct 31, 2012

It is a hard time for AEGEE now. While we should all be excited about our General Assembly starting tomorrow in Budapest, a call changed our mood. We were informed that Franck Biancheri, founder of AEGEE-Europe, had passed away on October 29th. The members of AEGEE have reacted instantly to the news, sharing their memories […]

Education: the key to a healthy European youth

Oct 23, 2012

Mr. John Dalli, who was Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy until last week, resigned after he found out that he was being investigated by OLAF, the EU’s Anti-fraud office. Investigation started when a Maltese entrepreneur tried to use his contacts with Mr. Dalli to gain financial advantages from the company in return for seeking […]

We all won the Peace Nobel Prize 2012!

Oct 13, 2012

Yesterday started with a long anticipated news, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has announced the Peace Nobel Prize for 2012. The Laureate was a great surprise for all the AEGEE members and all the Europeans, since the prize has been awarded to the European Union “for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and […]