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Spring Network Meetings

This spring a total of 13 Network Meetings are going to take place in different corners of Europe. From western islands to southern ones, from northern cities to central and eastern European towns these Network Meetings will bring AEGEE members from neighbouring areas closer together and provide a platform for strong regional cooperation and knowledge transfer. […]

Spring Network Meetings2012-09-25T14:44:21+00:00

EU’s Eastern Partnership programme still neglects the interests of young people from Eastern Europe

European Students` Forum (AEGEE-Europe) has taken a leading role in creating an initiative to advance the mobility and the integration in Western educational exchange programmes of students and young adults from Eastern European countries. During the Stakeholders Meeting hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the civil society organization and youth representatives crossed their ties towards creating an informal network to develop strategies in order to improve the situation of youth from the 6 countries included in the Eastern Partnership programme of the European Commission. […]

EU’s Eastern Partnership programme still neglects the interests of young people from Eastern Europe2012-09-25T14:45:39+00:00

EU Awareness Action Day in Yerevan

The office of AEGEE-Yerevan together with International Politics Working Group of AEGEE-Europe organized an event- EU Awareness Action Day which was held on 19 February 2011 at Best Western Congress Hotel. The workshop was dedicated to the “Overview of EU Institutions and Opportunities Given by the EU to non-EU Member States”. […]

EU Awareness Action Day in Yerevan2012-09-25T14:49:22+00:00

The written declaration for the Statute of European Association is accepted

The EASEA today welcomes Jerzy Buzek’s proclamation of the European Parliament’s support for a statute for European associations during the plenary session in Strasbourg. The announcement follows the signing of Written Declaration 84/2010 by a majority of MEPs, that was submitted to the European Parliament through cross party support from Regina Bastos (EPP), Marc Tarabella (S&D), Pascal Canfin (Greens-EFA), Marie-Christine Vergiat (GUE-NGL) and Renate Weber (ALDE). AEGEE was deeply involved during the whole initiative and was actively lobbying in the European Parliament for the written declaration 84/2011! […]

The written declaration for the Statute of European Association is accepted2012-09-25T14:49:36+00:00

Youth UnEmployment Project

The Youth Employment issue became very significant in 2008-2009 in a consequence of young people in Europe were disproportionately affected by the Global Financial Crisis. With over 5 million people under the age of 25 were unemployed in the EU27 by 2010. As youth employment has been a strategic priority for the European Youth Forum with their Member Organisations decided to work on the issue. […]

Youth UnEmployment Project2012-09-25T14:51:39+00:00

The Millennium Development Goals Conference

From Friday the 19th of November Utrecht will be the stage of a six days conference on the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations (UN). Youngsters of three continents (Africa, Asia and Europe) discuss with the Dutch society on the progress of these goals, and work together on designing the next steps in reaching these Millennium Goals. […]

The Millennium Development Goals Conference2012-09-25T14:53:19+00:00

AEGEE supports the MEP’s written declaration for European Statutes for Associations, Mutuals and Foundations

Five MEPs – Marc Tarabella (S&D, Belgium), Regina Bastos (EPP, Portugal), Pascal Canfin (Greens/EFA, France), Renate Weber (ALDE, Romania) and Marie-Christine Vergiat (GUE/NGL, France) – have cosigned a written declaration asking the European Commission to “take the necessary steps to introduce proposals for a European Statute for Associations (EA), Mutuals (EM), and Foundations (EF), to propose a feasibility study and an impact assessment on the EA and the EM, and to complete the impact assessment on the EF in due course”. […]

AEGEE supports the MEP’s written declaration for European Statutes for Associations, Mutuals and Foundations2012-09-25T14:55:47+00:00

Higher Education Days – Start the shaking process in Europe!

Yes! The shaking process has begun! Higher Education Days (HED) Project under the energetic slogan “Shake your HED!” wants and offers the students the chance to be proactive towards the development of their educational systems. Our first event took place on the 4th of November in Groningen, the Netherlands: students, who were face to face. The goal? First identify the problems of their higher education systems and then seek for solutions. […]

Higher Education Days – Start the shaking process in Europe!2012-09-25T14:54:25+00:00

European Year of Volunteering 2011

The European Year of Volunteering (EYV) 2011, officially adopted on 24th November, 2009 by the Council of the European Union, is an civil society initiative led by the so-called “EYV 2011 Alliance”, a platform of European civil society organisations. AEGEE joined the Alliance this year, and is now one of the 28 member organisations promoting the four objectives of the Year: […]

European Year of Volunteering 20112012-09-25T14:57:13+00:00

Human Resources European School

The first Human Resources European School takes place in Budapest 14-21 November 2010. The Human Resources European School (HRES) is a 7-day training aiming at empowering both HR responsibles and board members of youth NGOs to develop, implement and manage HR strategies at local level. […]

Human Resources European School2012-09-25T14:59:18+00:00