Summer Universities 2011

Apr 06, 2011

AEGEE was founded with the aim to unify young people in Europe in order to foster democracy, human rights, European dimension in education and to strive for creating an open and tolerant society. One of AEGEE’s major goals has always been the promotion of European Integration. With this goal in mind, in 1988 the Summer […]

Spring Network Meetings

Mar 30, 2011

This spring a total of 13 Network Meetings are going to take place in different corners of Europe. From western islands to southern ones, from northern cities to central and eastern European towns these Network Meetings will bring AEGEE members from neighbouring areas closer together and provide a platform for strong regional cooperation and knowledge […]

EU’s Eastern Partnership programme still neglects the interests of young people from Eastern Europe

Mar 23, 2011

European Students` Forum (AEGEE-Europe) has taken a leading role in creating an initiative to advance the mobility and the integration in Western educational exchange programmes of students and young adults from Eastern European countries. During the Stakeholders Meeting hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the civil society organization and youth representatives crossed their […]

EU Awareness Action Day in Yerevan

Mar 14, 2011

The office of AEGEE-Yerevan together with International Politics Working Group of AEGEE-Europe organized an event- EU Awareness Action Day which was held on 19 February 2011 at Best Western Congress Hotel. The workshop was dedicated to the “Overview of EU Institutions and Opportunities Given by the EU to non-EU Member States”.

The written declaration for the Statute of European Association is accepted

Mar 10, 2011

The EASEA today welcomes Jerzy Buzek’s proclamation of the European Parliament’s support for a statute for European associations during the plenary session in Strasbourg. The announcement follows the signing of Written Declaration 84/2010 by a majority of MEPs, that was submitted to the European Parliament through cross party support from Regina Bastos (EPP), Marc Tarabella […]

Youth UnEmployment Project

Dec 20, 2010

The Youth Employment issue became very significant in 2008-2009 in a consequence of young people in Europe were disproportionately affected by the Global Financial Crisis. With over 5 million people under the age of 25 were unemployed in the EU27 by 2010. As youth employment has been a strategic priority for the European Youth Forum […]

The Millennium Development Goals Conference

Nov 17, 2010

From Friday the 19th of November Utrecht will be the stage of a six days conference on the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations (UN). Youngsters of three continents (Africa, Asia and Europe) discuss with the Dutch society on the progress of these goals, and work together on designing the next steps in reaching […]

AEGEE supports the MEP’s written declaration for European Statutes for Associations, Mutuals and Foundations

Nov 08, 2010

Five MEPs – Marc Tarabella (S&D, Belgium), Regina Bastos (EPP, Portugal), Pascal Canfin (Greens/EFA, France), Renate Weber (ALDE, Romania) and Marie-Christine Vergiat (GUE/NGL, France) – have cosigned a written declaration asking the European Commission to “take the necessary steps to introduce proposals for a European Statute for Associations (EA), Mutuals (EM), and Foundations (EF), to propose […]

Higher Education Days – Start the shaking process in Europe!

Oct 11, 2010

Yes! The shaking process has begun! Higher Education Days (HED) Project under the energetic slogan “Shake your HED!” wants and offers the students the chance to be proactive towards the development of their educational systems. Our first event took place on the 4th of November in Groningen, the Netherlands: students, who were face to face. […]

European Year of Volunteering 2011

Oct 05, 2010

The European Year of Volunteering (EYV) 2011, officially adopted on 24th November, 2009 by the Council of the European Union, is an civil society initiative led by the so-called “EYV 2011 Alliance”, a platform of European civil society organisations. AEGEE joined the Alliance this year, and is now one of the 28 member organisations promoting […]