Civic education aims at learning the competences, i.e. skills, knowledge and attitudes, required to be an active, democratic, responsible and critical citizen. Its ultimate goal is to educate the population on democratic citizenship and make them aware of their rights and responsibilities. There are many subtopics connected to civic education, such as: Intercultural communication, Media literacy and hate-speech online, Interreligious communication, Functioning of EU institutions, Political knowledge, Critical thinking, Human rights education, Participation in elections and democratic decision-making, Environmental sustainability, Citizens’ rights and duties, Global education, etc. […]
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As the Youth Development Working Group (YDWG), we believe that self- development is one of the most important means for personal success and we know that AEGEE offers a lot of resources and opportunities for our members to develop themselves. As the Working Group, we want to help everyone get sexy brains through delivering (online) trainings, our materials database of workshops and useful materials, sharing training opportunities and much more. Find us on Facebook to find out everything! […]
The AEGEE Day is a project that aims at organising at least one activity per member organisation to show the strength of the network and to unite our members, regardless of where they are based. This year’s edition focuses on Youth Development under the title of Stepping Stones. The teams build around seven people working on content development, contact with the locals, communication, etc., and a pool of ambassadors that are the key to help the locals organise activities. […]
Eurosender is an European online platform for ordering door-to-door shipping. It allows users to ship their packages or luggage in a more convenient and affordable way – up to 70% cheaper. Eurosender gives an instant and final price for shipping services and it partners with all the mayor courier companies. Use the code AEGEE10 for an additional 10% discount on every shipping.
Do you think that in your youth organisation all genders are not treated equally? Do you want to learn how to make your activities and structures more gender friendly? Do you want to empower people from all genders within your organisation? But you don’t know how to do it? Then the GENDERS project is for you! “GENDERS - Platform for the Certification of Gender-Friendly Organisations in Youth Working” aims at favouring the gender mainstreaming approach within youth organisations. Gender mainstreaming is a strategy for making the concerns and experiences of women as well as of men an integral part of [...]
Policy Paper – The importance of transversal skills and competences for young people in a modern Europe
By Steven Glasbeek. 1. Introduction 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, 200 cities, and 13,000 friends. The extensive AEGEE network provides the ideal platform for young volunteers to work together on cross-border activities such as international conferences, seminars, exchanges, training courses and case study trips. To combat the challenges young people are currently facing in Europe, [...]
Brando Benifei, European Federalist, is one of the youngest MEPs and is from La Spezia, Italy. His main fields of legislative work in the EP are Employment and social affairs and Foreign affairs. He is co-chair of the Youth Intergroup and vice-chair of the Disability Intergroup. Among his parliamentary activities in the Committee of Employment and Social Affairs, he is currently Rapporteur for the European Solidarity Corps and was responsible for key legislative and non-legislative reports on the social inclusion and integration of refugees into the EU labour market; youth employment policy such as the Youth Guarantee and the Youth [...]
Member of the European Parliament (EPP), Co-Chair of the Youth Intergroup and President of European Movement International.
Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri aims to bring in and promote many actions in order to disclose Franck Biancheri’s work to the general public in Europe and the world. As Franck Biancheri was the founder of AEGEE, there was a cooperation for the 30th Anniversary of our organisation. Since 2014, AAFB each year rewards an initiative in AEGEE with the Franck Biancheri Award.
B!NGO focuses on promoting quality internships, supporting interns and dialogue with stakeholders on this matter. B!ngo and AEGEE- Europe cooperate on the basis of mutual promotion, exchange of events and initiatives related to quality internships.