NetCom Telegram October 2014

By | October 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm

August and September, the first months of preparation for the Agora. These months, the Network Commissioners are working hard to serve and protect their locals. Next to the Agora preparations, all of them are also preparing their Network Meetings that have already taken place or are going to take place in the following months. Let’s [...]


Szabina Hellinger for MedCom: “MedCom work is not only about the intervention in any possible conflict”

By | October 29, 2014 at 11:32 am

Szabina Hellinger, Hungarian but from AEGEE-Brescia, is the last candidate to have applied for a spot in the Mediation Commission. The AEGEEan had a talk with her to discover more about her, her motivation and her plans. The AEGEEan: Please, introduce yourself. Szabina: I met AEGEE in 2009 through my first Summer University and got immediately the wave [...]

Events & Projects

Boudewijn Steenhof for NetCom: “Being SubCom was like a first peek into AEGEE-Europe, and I would love for that window to become bigger!”

By | October 29, 2014 at 12:36 pm

After having been a board member of AEGEE-Leiden, main organiser of two Network Meetings in a row and last but for sure not least Subcommissioner to Lia Tuska for the Dutch-speaking locals, Boudewijn Steenhof (AEGEE-Leiden) decided to take the step and run for NetCom himself. Read on to find out more about him, his motivation [...]

Working Groups

Witnessing democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By | October 21, 2014 at 3:57 pm

On October 12th 2014, the Election Observation Project of AEGEE organized an Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the General Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was the second mission of this project after the EOM to the parliamentary and presidential elections in Ukraine on the 25th of May 2014 . Around 45 polling and voting [...]

Comité Directeur

Holger Schmitt on being Jury of the European Youth Award

By | September 6, 2014 at 1:07 pm

Every year, the ceremony for the European Youth Award takes place in Graz, Austria, in order to reward the most innovative and socially valuable projects in the field of human rights and democracy, created by young Europeans. AEGEE is an official partner of this contest, and this year Holger Schmitt (Network Director of AEGEE-Europe) represented [...]

Beyond AEGEE

Genoan floods: the story, the reasons, the (possible) solutions

By | October 26, 2014 at 1:45 pm

It is ten o’clock on October 9th. It had been raining since the early morning but during the night the rain became stronger. The council did not raise the alarm, so the Genoan citizens were not that worried. An AEGEE event was planned for this night: Thursday Night Fever, but the board members decided wisely [...]

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