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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 […]

The future of Erasmus at a stake?

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Oct 08, 2012

AEGEE-Europe has started a petition asking the relevant EU bodies to secure funding for the Erasmus programme. To view and sign the petition, click here. October started with a worrying statement from the Chair of the Committee on Budgets of the European Parliament, Mr. Alain Lamassoure: “We have not foreseen in the 2012 budget enough credit […]

Launch of the “Europe on Track” project

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Sep 27, 2012

At a time when the idea of Europe is being questioned, we think it is important to ask its youth, what is their position and what are their expectations from the Europe of tomorrow. As a youth platform, we think it is fundamental to give voice to the young generation, in order to take their […]

Fraternité 2020 – Europe’s first citizens’ initiative

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Aug 25, 2012

Fraternité 2020 is Europe’s very first citizens’ initiative. Its goal is to enhance EU exchange programmes – such as Erasmus or the European Voluntary Service – in order to build a united Europe based on solidarity among citizens.

Earth is our business

Jul 04, 2012

Right after Rio+20, on 27th of June 2012 AEGEE-Europe organized a round table discussion on the Ecocide law proposal, where keynote speech was given by Polly Higgins, the lawyer of the earth.

The European Study and Career Fair

Jul 04, 2012

The European Study & Career Fair which takes place in Enschede, The Netherlands on 2nd of May 2012, under patronage of Mr. Laszlo Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion.