CIRCULAR ECONOMY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND Written by Jana Niedringhaus AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe/European Students’ Forum) is a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit student organisation, which was created in 1985. The mission of AEGEE is the creation of a borderless Europe, based on democracy and respect for human rights, by bringing together 13,000 students in around 150 cities and 38 countries with different cultural backgrounds. We strive for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated and values the participation of young people in its construction and development. Our [...]
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The 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees defines refugees as people who are unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion (1). It was signed into law by 146 countries including all European countries (except San Marino and Andorra) and protects the legal status of refugees and commits signatories to ensuring their safety and basic rights such as the right to family unification and the right to non-refoulement (protection [...]
BETA Europe’s goal is to actively support such political simulations as the Model European Union (MEU), events which allow young people to engage in politics and discover the founding principles behind Europe through a first hand experience of the democratic process. AEGEE and BETA Europe support each other with their knowledge and experience.
The aim of the project titled SMASH (Structural Measures Against Sexual Harassment) is to create a sustainable system to prevent and tackle the problem of sexual harassment in (youth) organisations, as well as other events and activities involving youth, using AEGEE as a pilot but ensuring the replicability, scalability and dissemination of our activities. During this project, AEGEE was been able to further increase its expertise and enlarge the pool of members who are trained to prevent, detect and react to cases of sexual harassment (named Safe Persons). More in detail, in this document you will find: • How to [...]
In March 2020, a Training for Trainers was organised in Moscow, Russia, which was attended by fifteen youth workers with a basic knowledge of and interest in training practices and gender-related topics. Through a series of different workshops, brainstorms and reflections taking place over the course of a week, the training equipped them with a series of competencies, knowledge, and skills necessary to implement gender mainstreaming measures in communication at all levels in local organisations. Between April and June, the youth workers disseminated their newly-gained knowledge within AEGEE-Europe by organising training sessions on the basics of gender and gender mainstreaming. [...]
HerMainY is a project by AEGEE-Europe that focuses on gender mainstreaming in the field of communication. Through the project, AEGEE-Europe aims to provide youth organisations with a handbook and easy-to-use resources to implement gender mainstreaming practices. To achieve this aim, the project is funded by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. Find the handbook itself here!
We are happy to introduce the new Key to Europe 2018/2019 to you! ⠀ ⠀ You can access the online edition of the yearbook here. ⠀ The Key to Europe is AEGEE’s most prominent annual publication. It sums up the previous year in various articles reflecting on the organization’s activities and gives a glimpse of AEGEE’s future during the upcoming year.⠀
Are you looking for a future in EU affairs, International Relations, Political Sciences, Business, Economics, Public Policy, Public Affairs and Law?⠀ ⠀⠀ Then join us on February 4-5 at POLITICO’s 22nd EU Studies and Career Fair. Make sure to pre-register for free today to attend the virtual edition! ⠀ ⠀ This is your chance to interact with representatives from leading universities and companies to find the next steps in your career. Who will exhibit? College of Europe, Maastricht University, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Leiden University, … but also the European Personnel Selection Office, the European Food Safety Authority, Axel Springer and more!⠀ [...]
StageAir is the first marketplace platform that manages the supply and demand for internships at a global level. StageAir ambitious mission is giving better perspectives to younger generations that too often are trapped in standardised educational and academic pathways that do not sustain and support them in entering the labour market. By providing a user-friendly and quick marketplace platform, it allows users (high school students, university students, skilled people over 35, people with disabilities and so forth) to match their characteristics and requirements with the ones of companies, and vice versa. This, with the support of Artificial Intelligence. We also offer [...]
Please find the Policy Paper on Sexual Harrasment here.