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 [...]
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 [...]
Simformer is a supplier of international multilingual business simulation games. More than 2,000,000 people in over 100 countries are able to learn management abilities and train entrepreneurship skills every day. Simformer already has a dozen university-partners in Europe, Asia and Africa. Their business simulations have been integrated into the educational programs of economics, management and entrepreneurship. Universities are able to organize practical sessions, management championships and summer internships using Simformer.
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!⠀ [...]
Citizens Take Over Europe emerged in the spring 2020 amidst the recent Covid-19 pandemic. Citizens Take Over Europe is a group of civil society organizations, citizens and residents from across Europe, joined in a common effort to promote a forward-looking and citizens-centered European democracy. The aim of the coalition is to put citizens and residents at the center of the conversation about the future of Europe regarding critical matters. Click here to check out the website!
Sustainability Manifesto We, the people of AEGEE, meeting at the Autumn Agora Salerno 2019, hereby declare: We ACKNOWLEDGE that we have a moral and social responsibility to make Europe and the world a better place for current and future generations. We UNDERSTAND that Sustainable Development aims to meet the needs of present generations without jeopardising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. We face challenges in all three pillars of Sustainable Development: Environmental - the ongoing pollution of our home, habitat destruction for millions of species, and the refusal to acknowledge planetary boundaries, leading to both a [...]
In September 2019, AEGEE has joined Generation Climate Europe (GCE) as one of the founder organisations! GCE is a coalition of five European youth organisations advocating for stronger climate change policies and including the voice of young people in climate-change policy-making. Click here to check out the website!
Key to Europe 2018-2019 is now online! What is Key to Europe? Key to Europe is the annual publication (yearbook) of AEGEE-Europe, with all the news and achievements of the year! If you want to know more about our projects, where are our events happening and what is happening there or what are our locals achieving, you can check out this year's edition here!
After a little more than a year working on engaging, informing and empowering young people to take action and participate in the European Parliament elections in May 2019, now we are ready to build a better Europe and look back on the fruitful partnership AEGEE-Europe has been having with the World Organisation of the Scouts Movement! As the final step of this great project, we are organising the final conference of our My Europe My Say on the 4th of December! This one-day conference will be in the European Parliament and will be hosted by Member of the European Parliament, MEP Niklas Nienaß (Greens/EFA). The [...]