AEGEE

Open Call for Hosting Locals for EoT4

Jan 03, 2017

Dear AEGEE members, Wishing you a happy New Year, we are presenting you an open call for hosting the 4th edition of Europe on Track!  If you haven’t heard about us yet, here is a short description: Europe on Track (EoT) is a youth-led project in which 6 ambassadors in 2 teams cross Europe (along 2 […]

For the first time in history: AEGEE Agora in Chisinau, Moldova

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Oct 16, 2016

The AEGEE Agora is the space to inspire the new generation of our members and to reconnect more experienced ones. A 5-days event filled with knowledge and cultural exchange put into practice, with over 700 people travelling to Chisinau, Moldova between 11-16th October.   In times, when all European eyes are questioning the ideological and […]

What do Greeks think about a borderless Europe and the refugee crisis?

Jul 16, 2016

By Hanna Polischuk The next stop where we experienced the refugee problem and raised the question about the borderless Europe was Greece. We asked some students, whom we met in Athens and Patras, for their opinions. Most of our respondents have already been travelling around Europe either for holidays or for education and cultural exchanges. Many […]

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 […]

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. […]

Position paper on sustainable universities

Nov 18, 2014

1. Introduction The history of the concept of sustainable development goes not far back in time. In 1987 sustainable development is defined by the Brundtland Comission as follows: Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs[1]. The need for sustainable […]

Position Paper in Youth Participation in Democratic Processes

Nov 18, 2014

01 | Introduction. The AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe/European Students’ Forum) was created in 1985 with the vision of creating a unified Europe, based on democracy and a respect for human rights, by bringing together students with different cultural backgrounds. Today, AEGEE is Europe’s largest interdisciplinary youth organisation with 40 countries, […]

Position paper on Education

Nov 13, 2014

Introduction AEGEE-Europe is belonging to the group of European students’ non-governmental organisations. It represents 13 000 students in 40 countries in Europe. Its members are young people that are involved in the higher education institutions and therefore are the main beneficiaries of the education systems in Europe. AEGEE together with its members strives for equal […]

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 […]