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Recognition of Youth workers’ competences gained in non-formal education and other youth activities led to a greater recognition of youth work!

Jun 04, 2013

Recognition of Youth workers’ competences gained in non-formal education and other youth activities led to a greater recognition of youth work! Youth for Exchange and Understanding International and AEGEE Europe, in cooperation with partners kicked off the project dedicated to the recognition of youth work. The Round Table “Certification of the competences of youth workers […]

AEGEE-Europe launches Y Vote 2014

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Jun 03, 2013

AEGEE-Europe has launched today a new initiative oriented on increasing youth participation in the upcoming European Parliament elections 2014. The press conference took place in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Eider Gardiazábal Rubial (S&D). The date of the next European Parliament elections may seem far away but the first step towards raising the awareness […]

AEGEE-Europe’s project Europe on Track wins 2013 European Charlemagne Youth Prize

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May 07, 2013

Europe on Track, was awarded first prize at the 2013 Charlemagne Youth Prize ceremony on 7 May in Aachen University. The Europe on Track project aims for a better future for European youth, to find solutions for the pressing issue of the rising rate in youth unemployment, to advocate for a sustainable future and to […]

European youth for freedom and democracy in Belarus

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Mar 18, 2013

On 18 March 2013, on the occasion of the 7th unfortunate anniversary of Lukashenka’s condemned election victory, we, representatives of European youth, denounce the persisting human rights violation in Belarus. The last presidential elections on 19th of December 2010 ended in mass detentions of protesters, with leaders of opposition being imprisoned, independent media cracked down, […]

Health4Youth Project: AEGEE-Europe launches a Europe-wide project about healthy lifestyle for students

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Feb 20, 2013

Is health a priority for students? What are the different opinions on health across Europe? How can we ensure that young Europeans receive proper knowledge on health topics? These are some of the main questions to be addressed and tackled by AEGEE-Europe’s new initiative: The Health4Youth project. “The Health4Youth project touches an important field in […]

Rethinking education: the European students ideas

Feb 13, 2013

Last november the European Commission released the communication Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes. This document has been read carefully by several stakeholders in the education sector, as marks the Commission’s guidelines for the European policies in one of the most sensitive fields of national and European politics. AEGEE’s opinion on the […]

AEGEE-Europe’s Position on the Communication of the European Commission “Rethinking Education: Investing in skills for better socio-economic outcomes”

Position AEGEE-Europe on Rethinking Education

Feb 13, 2013

AEGEE welcomes the initiative of the European Commission inviting the Member States, the European Parliament, the European Council, the European Economic and Social Committee, and the Committee of the Regions, to reform the structure of the Educational Systems in Europe. We agree that the current education model is outdated and does not match a society […]

What kind of Europe do we want for 2014-2020?

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Feb 12, 2013

AEGEE-Europe sadly acknowledges the poor outcome of the summit of the Council of the European Union on 7th and 8th of February, where the European Union’s heads of states agreed upon the European Union’s Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020. An agreement was reached which satisfies rather those EU members’ states which prefer to keep the European […]

Erasmus: You cannot vote!

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Jan 22, 2013

More than 40.000 Italian young people studying and living abroad are excluded from the national elections. AEGEE-Europe supports the claim of Italian students and calls for a solution that solves the violation of the democratic rights of thousand of young citizens. We expect the decision of the Italian Council of Ministers to allow all Italians […]

AEGEE-Europe’s Reaction on the YES Europe Programme

Nov 29, 2012

On 27th November, the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament adopted the new YES Europe programme for youth, education and sport. This merges all the EU programmes in the field of education, training and sport, as well as Erasmus in the framework of a single programme. AEGEE-Europe welcomes the adoption of the […]