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

electricyerevan

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 […]

65 years after Schuman declaration – AEGEE’s anniversary conference: application open

30 years of AEGEE

Apr 29, 2015

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum is celebrating its 30 anniversary of empowering young people to shape a better Europe. You are invited to attend the anniversary conference under the theme of ‘Schuman declaration 65 years later – wishes of the young generation for Europe’ at the venues of the European Economic and Social Committee. During […]

Young Europeans observing Estonian elections with record turnout

Mar 02, 2015

March 1, 2015: Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) Elections At the end of February AEGEE-Europe deployed 22 observers to Tallinn in order to cover the thirteenth parliamentary election of the republic of Estonia. The mission’s primary aim was to observe the elections and give a general assessment. In pairs of two, the observers visited over 60 polling stations located […]

Europe and its identities: how divided is Europe? – Franck Bianceri Memorial Event organised by AEGEE-Delft

Feb 08, 2015

AEGEE-Delft elaborates on the discussion about our future Europe. By Femke Lokhorst, President of AEGEE-Delft ’14-’15. A four day event titled Europe and its identities. How divided is Europe took place in Delft last December discussing matters that are important to the future of the European union. The event was part of the FBY 2014 […]

AEGEE-Europe’s Reaction to the Council Proposal for the Revision of the Visa Directive

Feb 04, 2015

AEGEE-Europe has always been advocating for the right of free movement in Europe. With a strong belief in a unified, diverse and borderless Europe, AEGEE has been among the first Pan-European associations promoting Youth Mobility as the core action to empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. Thus, […]

AEGEE-Europe Reaction to the Council Proposal for the Revision of the Visa Directive

Visa Schengen

Feb 04, 2015

AEGEE-Europe has always been advocating for the right of free movement in Europe. With a strong belief in a unified, diverse and borderless Europe, AEGEE has been among the first Pan-European associations promoting Youth Mobility as the core action to empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. Thus, […]

Threat to free movement: security and Schengen restrictions in Bulgaria and Romania

Jan 27, 2015

The recent terrorist attacks on the cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo and the hostage taking in the Jewish supermarket just outside of Paris have caused a major disturbance in European Union’s security policies. AEGEE-Europe acknowledges the grave and deep impact of these events, but would like to express its concern with recent developments around the heightened […]

European Parliament Conference of Presidents (EP president and political group leaders) with Chair of the EU High Level Group on Own Resources

Jan 09, 2015

On Thursday 8 January a European Parliament Conference of Presidents took place. It was chaired by the EU High Level Group on Own Resources lead by Mario Monti. The report on EU’s Own Resources that was published last month was presented under the idea of reforming the EU funding system. AEGEE / European Students’ Forum […]