To put the thematic focus areas of the Strategic Plan into practice within the Network, each year a new Action Agenda is developed during the European Planning Meeting (EPM). In this Action Agenda, concrete goals (objectives) are given for the aims of the focus areas to be worked with in the next year.
The Focus Area of Equal Rights aims to acknowledge and tackle discrimination based on gender identity, expression and sexual orientation and promote equity from an intersectional perspective. The ERWG ensures that AEGEE focuses parts of its activities and advocacy on Equal Rights and that the yearly objectives of the Action Agenda are met. It develops its own projects and content, and supports locals in organising events and activities. It is composed by a maximum of eight members with a one year mandate. […]
The Focus Area European Citizenship has the aim to empower young people to become active and critical European citizens by educating them on the diversity of European cultures and by enabling them to take an active role in shaping the European project. This is achieved thanks to organization of thematic conferences on political and cultural topics throughout Europe beyond the EU countries as well, publication of booklets to help organize educational trips to the EU institutions and obtain a traineeship there, and strengthening collaboration with the EU bodies within the framework of pan-European projects such as European Year of Cultural Heritage and other NGOs. […]
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. […]
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! […]