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AEGEE-Budapest organises ‘Refugees in Hungary – recent events in light of the migration policy of the EU’

Nov 09, 2015

From left to right: the PDU’s Veronika Czina, Carlos Puente, Pétér Balázs and András Kováts. On September 23, 2015 AEGEE-Budapest co-hosted a panel discussion together with the Project for Democratic Union on the Hungarian refugee crisis in light of the EU’s current migration policy. The conference held at Corvinus University in Budapest featured PDU’s patron, Professor […]

AEGEE-Europe joins the ‘eSkills for Jobs’ campaign

Oct 02, 2015

AEGEE-Europe is happy to take part as one of the stakeholders of the “eSkills for Jobs” campaign, a multi-stakeholder campaign from the European Commission involving companies, associations, education and training bodies across Europe. The campaign is aimed to raise awareness of the need for citizens to improve their command of ICT skills for work. According […]

Non-Formal Education Meets Inspiration – University of Youth and Development in Mollina

Sep 30, 2015

The university on Youth and Development in Mollina, Spain is really a unique and inspiring place to be. For the 15th edition of the University, once again over 180 people gathered together for a whole week in a campus outside a small village of Spain. The global village atmosphere and a variety of informal gatherings […]

Inspiring projects by young people at the European Youth Award

Sep 29, 2015

Taking over from Holger Schmitt, Network Director of AEGEE-Europe 2014-2015, our Secretary General, Svenja van der Tol, became a part of the online and onsite Grand Jury of the European Youth Award in the past months. The EYA is a pan-European contest to motivate young people, entrepeneurs and start-ups to produce digital projects having an impact […]

The Comité Directeur 2015/16 of AEGEE-Europe starts its term

Aug 04, 2015

On 1st August, the 53rd Comité Directeur of AEGEE-Europe kicked off its term in our head office, at the Rue du Noyer 55. We are starting this term with lots of enthusiasm, and we are determined to keep bringing the idea of a united Europe closer to young Europeans and support our Network in their initiatives. […]

Open Call for MY-WAY Project Officer

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Jul 31, 2015

AEGEE-Europe is recruiting a Project Officer to work in our headoffice in Brussels.  Job Description Time allocation: part-time (25 hours a week) Starting date: September 1, 2015 (6 months) Responsible to: Secretary General of AEGEE-Europe Salary: 1800 eur/month (bruto)  The Project Officer will manage the implementation of MY-WAY, a two-year long project started on 1st […]

AEGEE-Europe condemns plans to erect a border-fence between Hungary and Serbia

Jun 26, 2015

AEGEE-Europe strongly opposes the plans of the Hungarian government about the erection of the 176 kms long fence along the Hungarian-Serbian border. The fence itself is not only a too drastic and impractical measure, but it also carries an unwanted  symbolism which is against the fundamental ideals of solidarity, human rights, openness and integration, which […]

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum expresses solidarity with Armenian young people defending their fundamental rights

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Jun 25, 2015

From June 19 AEGEE has attentively followed the recent stand-off and major public discontent over the increase of the electricity price in Armenia. AEGEE strongly condemns excessive use of force by the Police aimed at dispersing the crowd on the morning of June 23, resulting in arrest of more than 250 civic activists. We are, furthermore, […]

Reaction to Statement on Policy Orientation for a Social Europe

Jun 15, 2015

On Tuesday 9th June, the commissioner on Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labor Mobility Marianne Thyssen released a statement on policy orientation for a Social Europe pointing out the willingness of the European Commission on “taking the social dimension on board of all its policies”. This willingness is encompassed with the intention of establishing “minimum […]

Young people gathered to debate solutions to key challenges on the Day of Europe

Jun 01, 2015

In the beginning of May, celebrations of Europe Day took place across the continent. Commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration provided an opportunity for Europe to reflect on all the strides that have been made in terms of cooperation and integration. While it cannot be disputed that significant progress has been made, it […]