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Inspiring projects by young people at the European Youth Award

Sep 29, 2015

Taking over from Holger Schmitt, Network Director of AEGEE-Europe 2014-2015, our Secretary General, Svenja van der Tol, became a part of the online and onsite Grand Jury of the European Youth Award in the past months. The EYA is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, entrepeneurs and start-ups to produce digital projects having an impact […]

The Comité Directeur 2015/16 of AEGEE-Europe starts its term

Aug 04, 2015

On 1st August, the 53rd Comité Directeur of AEGEE-Europe kicked off its term in our head office, at the Rue du Noyer 55. We are starting this term with lots of enthusiasm, and we are determined to keep bringing the idea of a united Europe closer to young Europeans and support our Network in their initiatives. […]

Open Call for MY-WAY Project Officer

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Jul 31, 2015

AEGEE-Europe is recruiting a Project Officer to work in our headoffice in Brussels.  Job Description Time allocation: part-time (25 hours a week) Starting date: September 1, 2015 (6 months) Responsible to: Secretary General of AEGEE-Europe Salary: 1800 eur/month (bruto)  The Project Officer will manage the implementation of MY-WAY, a two-year long project started on 1st […]

AEGEE-Europe condemns plans to erect a border-fence between Hungary and Serbia

Jun 26, 2015

AEGEE-Europe strongly opposes the plans of the Hungarian government about the erection of the 176 kms long fence along the Hungarian-Serbian border. The fence itself is not only a too drastic and impractical measure, but it also carries an unwanted  symbolism which is against the fundamental ideals of solidarity, human rights, openness and integration, which […]

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum expresses solidarity with Armenian young people defending their fundamental rights

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Jun 25, 2015

From June 19 AEGEE has attentively followed the recent stand-off and major public discontent over the increase of the electricity price in Armenia. AEGEE strongly condemns excessive use of force by the Police aimed at dispersing the crowd on the morning of June 23, resulting in arrest of more than 250 civic activists. We are, furthermore, […]

Reaction to Statement on Policy Orientation for a Social Europe

Jun 15, 2015

On Tuesday 9th June, the commissioner on Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labor Mobility Marianne Thyssen released a statement on policy orientation for a Social Europe pointing out the willingness of the European Commission on “taking the social dimension on board of all its policies”. This willingness is encompassed with the intention of establishing “minimum […]

Young people gathered to debate solutions to key challenges on the Day of Europe

Jun 01, 2015

In the beginning of May, celebrations of Europe Day took place across the continent. Commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration provided an opportunity for Europe to reflect on all the strides that have been made in terms of cooperation and integration. While it cannot be disputed that significant progress has been made, it […]

65 years after Schuman declaration – AEGEE’s anniversary conference: application open

30 years of AEGEE

Apr 29, 2015

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum is celebrating its 30 anniversary of empowering young people to shape a better Europe. You are invited to attend the anniversary conference under the theme of ‘Schuman declaration 65 years later – wishes of the young generation for Europe’ at the venues of the European Economic and Social Committee. During […]

Young Europeans observing Estonian elections with record turnout

Mar 02, 2015

March 1, 2015: Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) Elections At the end of February AEGEE-Europe deployed 22 observers to Tallinn in order to cover the thirteenth parliamentary election of the republic of Estonia. The mission’s primary aim was to observe the elections and give a general assessment. In pairs of two, the observers visited over 60 polling stations located […]

Europe and its identities: how divided is Europe? – Franck Bianceri Memorial Event organised by AEGEE-Delft

Feb 08, 2015

AEGEE-Delft elaborates on the discussion about our future Europe. By Femke Lokhorst, President of AEGEE-Delft ’14-’15. A four day event titled Europe and its identities. How divided is Europe took place in Delft last December discussing matters that are important to the future of the European union. The event was part of the FBY 2014 […]