youth participation

Open Call for Hosting Locals for EoT4

Jan 03, 2017

Dear AEGEE members, Wishing you a happy New Year, we are presenting you an open call for hosting the 4th edition of Europe on Track!  If you haven’t heard about us yet, here is a short description: Europe on Track (EoT) is a youth-led project in which 6 ambassadors in 2 teams cross Europe (along 2 […]

What do Greeks think about a borderless Europe and the refugee crisis?

Jul 16, 2016

By Hanna Polischuk The next stop where we experienced the refugee problem and raised the question about the borderless Europe was Greece. We asked some students, whom we met in Athens and Patras, for their opinions. Most of our respondents have already been travelling around Europe either for holidays or for education and cultural exchanges. Many […]

Position Paper in Youth Participation in Democratic Processes

Nov 18, 2014

01 | Introduction. The AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe/European Students’ Forum) was created in 1985 with the vision of creating a unified Europe, based on democracy and a respect for human rights, by bringing together students with different cultural backgrounds. Today, AEGEE is Europe’s largest interdisciplinary youth organisation with 40 countries, […]

To vote or not to vote? Should that still be a question?

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May 30, 2014

by Monica Nica In Sofia, the Europe on Track presentation was part of a larger event dedicated to the Y Vote project, also organised by AEGEE. The format comprised an initial debate on compulsory voting, followed by a panel debate on voting and youth participation, ending with our presentation on the European Parliament elections. During […]

How the hero of Lviv became Putin’s worst enemy

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May 21, 2014

Ambitious youngsters strive for a European, free Ukraine If there is one question that comes to the minds of the Europeans when they read or hear news from Ukraine these days it is: “what to think about the situation in this country?” After the first massive enthusiasm, support of Euromaidan and the condemnation of the […]

The fight for tomorrow

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May 11, 2014

Over the course of the last few months Ukraine has been a topic of great interest and concern; not only here in Europe but around the world. Killings, fire, barricades, tires, Berkut, corruption, Yanukovych- those are the words and those are the images that we have heard and seen almost every day in our national […]

Fences are not made of sausage abroad!

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May 06, 2014

by Monica Nica A last minute change introduced a detour in our route between Zagreb and Belgrade. The name of this fortunate twist is Pécs, in Hungary. Although we only spent 17 hours in the European Capital of Culture of 2010, they were filled to the brim both with challenging debates and soaking up some […]

Europe on Track 2 empowers European youth to become actors in the construction of the Europe of tomorrow

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Apr 15, 2014

AEGEE-Europe launched on Wednesday 9th April the project Europe on Track 2 in the European Parliament. After presenting in the press conference, six travellers divided in two teams began their routes, crossing the European continent by train during one month, with the objective of interviewing young people from various backgrounds about their vision of Europe. […]

Reaction to the draft law of Spanish Government shutting down the Spanish Youth Council

Jan 31, 2014

On 17th January 2014, the Spanish Council of Ministers approved the draft law of Reform of the Public Administration that, based on an alleged duplicity of functions with the governmental body Spanish Youth Institute (INJUVE), formally abolishes the Spanish Youth Council (Consejo de la Juventud de España – CJE), turning a blind eye to the […]

Europe on Track 2: Mobility and EUrope

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Jan 01, 2014

Following the successful achievements of the first edition of the project, Europe on Track 2 is also aiming to tackle issues that are of great concern for young people, giving them the chance to speak up for their needs, demands and express their proposals for changes. Only this time, a stronger emphasis will be put […]