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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 […]

Witnessing when democracy is happening: European students observing the Referendum in Scotland

Sep 19, 2014

An election observation mission by AEGEE-Europe was present at the Scottish Independence Referendum held on the 18th of September 2014. Setting its main focus on the representation of the youth in Europe, the mission had as its goal to enhance democracy by ensuring the transparency of the voting process and the compliance with international voting […]

The shooting down of the flight MH17 in Ukraine should be a wake up call for Europe

Jul 18, 2014

The shooting down of a Boeing 777 on July 17th is a shocking reminder of the fact that, while the international community divides its attention between the bombing in Gaza and the holiday destination of the German world champions, the situation in Eastern Ukraine has degenerated into a civil war whose consequences are unpredictable. AEGEE-Europe […]

“If we don’t cry out, who will?”

Jun 04, 2014

Commeorating 25 years of the Tianammen Square massacre As a European students’ organisation, we do not often look beyond Europe in these days while so many conflicts are happening in our continent. But today we do. We want to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the crackdown of one of the biggest students’ protests in history, […]

Outcome of World Youth Conference Sri Lanka

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Jun 02, 2014

AEGEE-Europe was present in the World Youth Conference in Sri Lanka, with the participation of our Liaison Officer towards the European Youth Forum, Marko Grdosic, and liaison officer towards United Nations, Laia Garcia working on young people’s involvement and participation in the post 2015 MDG process of the UN. During the 1 week conference, representatives […]

Tense situation in Ukraine the days before their most important elections.

May 22, 2014

Even though most western media have shifted attention from Ukraine, AEGEE-Europe / European Students’ Forum is still concerned about the situation in the country. We pay close attention to the Eastern regions, where several independence referendums were conducted some days ago. Regarding the absence of the international observers, and the lack of a legal framework […]

How AEGEE is helping at the Turkey mining tragedy and the Balkan floods.

May 20, 2014

In the past days, two different tragedies have shaken our continent with too little impact on the news in many of the EU countries, which are focused into their national problems, the European Parliament elections, and in some superficial events such as the end of the football championships. In Turkey, 300 people died trapped in […]

Spanish Electoral Board forbids the EU to promote voting in Spain.

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May 19, 2014

On a resolution issued on the 20th of March, the Spanish Electoral Board (administrative organ that veils for the neutrality of the elections) banned the possibility of a direct encouragement of Spanish citizens to vote by any public. Concretely, it forbids the public powers to use images of people voting, urns or slogans urging to […]

Europe on Track 2: The great Finale

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May 15, 2014

31 days, 25 cities and 16 countries since the departure from Brussels on 9th April, the Europe on Track 2 teams arrived at their last stops: Strasbourg and Budapest, respectively. Europe on Track, winner of the 2013 European Charlemagne Youth Prize,was asked to present the project to inspire the more than 5,000 young people meeting […]