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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.

Which future for Youth?

Jul 04, 2012

Hard time is prospected for youth organisations after 2013. This is the feeling AEGEE-Europe had when receiving the proposal “Erasmus for All”, the new programme for youth, education, mobility, sport and culture.

Because we care about our future

Mar 11, 2012

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 is approaching, being held next June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro. This event is also known as Rio+20 as it marks the 20th anniversary of the Earth Summit held in Rio back in 1992. It has also been more recently tied to the slogan “The future we […]

“Bildungsstreik” – just a German issue?

Jan 25, 2012

17th November, 2009. In many German cities simultaneously, colourful alliances of university students, high school students, apprentices, interested citizens and even some disguised professors march against recent developments in education policy.

General Overview of the South Caucasian Conflicts

Jan 25, 2012

The South Caucasus has historically been known to be a crossing point of trade roads from the Mediterranean to China and from the Baltic Sea to the Arab world. Because of its strategic position, moreover, the Caucasus was regularly the object of territorial conflicts between, inter alia, the Persian, Ottoman and Russian Empires.

A Rights-Based approach on Volunteering

Sep 14, 2011

“Volunteering is a right, not a privilege. A rights-based approach towards volunteering must be put in place in order to ensure quality, recognition, protection and equal access for everyone, without any kind of discrimination”