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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 […]

European students cast a critical eye on Moldovan parliamentary elections

Dec 02, 2014

On the weekend of the 30th of November AEGEE-Europe deployed 22 young observers to the parliamentary elections in Moldova. In pairs of two the observers visited around 50 polling stations,  that were spread out across different neighborhoods of Chisinau. During all stages of election day (opening, voting, closing and counting) no major irregularities were observed. […]

The Anniversary Toolkit is here!

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Dec 02, 2014

It is here! The Anniversary Team is proud to present the long-awaited Anniversary Toolkit for you! You can find useful information regarding the general framework of the anniversary year, the thematic structure, different activity suggestions for the different topic, tips and guidelines for organising your perfect Anniversary event. The locals who wish to apply for […]

Contributing to democracy in Europe – AEGEE observing the Bosnian elections

Oct 14, 2014

On 12th of October 2014, 17 student members of AEGEE-Europe from 7 different countries were observing the general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Country is divided into two different entities, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) and Republika Srpska (RS), of which both were visited. The observers, in teams of two, visited 45 rural and urban […]