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The Maastricht Treaty Explained

The Maastricht Treaty Explained

By | January 9, 2017 at 8:00 am

With all the promotion for events like YO!Fest 2017, you will likely see the words "Maastricht treaty" being casually mentioned in emails, posts on social media, promotional texts and others. But what exactly is the Maastricht treaty and why is it significant now? These and more...

Posted in: Beyond AEGEE

Europe on Track is Back!

Europe on Track is Back!

By | January 3, 2017 at 8:00 am

Europe on Track is an official AEGEE-Europe project in which six ambassadors, divided in two teams, travel for a month across Europe with InterRail in order to get to know how young people see the present and the future of Europe. A bit of history: the first edition of EoT...

Posted in: European Bodies

ACTive Local of the Month of September AEGEE-Baki “If we Need to Improve Together, we Need to Act Together”

ACTive Local of the Month of September AEGEE-Baki “If we Need to Improve Together, we Need to Act Together”

By | December 23, 2016 at 8:00 am

  Last September, AEGEE-Baki organised a Model United Nations (MUN) about Human Rights. It was directly connected with the Civic Education Focus Area (Aim 1, Objective 1) and the Spreading Europtimism Focus Area (Objective 3). For this reason, they were chosen as ACTive...

Posted in: ACTive Local of the Month, Network

Twenty Years of NetCom, Redux

Twenty Years of NetCom, Redux

By | December 17, 2016 at 8:00 am

Every year, on the 11th of November, the Network Commission celebrates its birthday, and this year, they turn twenty. To celebrate this special occasion, we interviewed a number of former Network Commissioners: Lia Touska, Mario Galea, Hanna Alajõe and Andrea Schmelz, to tell...

Posted in: European Bodies, History

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#3)

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#3)

By | December 3, 2016 at 8:00 am

A lot of term limits for the NetCom have ended on the first of December this year. So, this seemed to be the perfect occasion to reach out to some of the leaving NetCommies and ask them about their experiences of the past year. Here to answer some questions are Loes Rutten of...

Posted in: Commissions, European Bodies

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#2)

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#2)

By | December 2, 2016 at 10:30 am

A lot of term limits for the NetCom have ended on the first of December this year. So, this seemed to be the perfect occasion to reach out to some of the leaving NetCommies and ask them about their experiences of the past year. Here to answer some questions are Mareike...

Posted in: Commissions, European Bodies

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#1)

One Year in the NetCom, A Look Back (#1)

By | December 1, 2016 at 8:00 am

A lot of term limits for the NetCom will end on the first of December this year. So, this seemed to be the perfect occasion to reach out to some of the leaving NetCommies and ask them about their experiences of the past year. Here to answer some questions are Lisa Gregis of...

Posted in: Commissions, European Bodies

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Amsterdam

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Amsterdam

By | November 29, 2016 at 8:00 am

There is a riddle that asks you how you can turn the city of Amsterdam into a forest. The solution is quite simple: you take it up and flip it upside down, exposing the vertical wooden beams that serve as the city’s old foundations. From its early days as a small settlement in...

Posted in: Beyond AEGEE, Travel Guide

The SUPS are Back

The SUPS are Back

By | November 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

AEGEE is filled with fun activities with loads of, at first, seemingly incomprehensible abbreviations. The one you need to remember to help you set up the best Summer Universities is the Summer University Project School, or SUPS. There are a number of them hosted by various...

Posted in: European Events

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Utrecht

10 Things to Do, Eat and Visit in Utrecht

By | November 26, 2016 at 8:00 am

The city of Utrecht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands, its name dating back to the bridge or ‘traiectum’ that the Romans built across a branch of the river Rhine along with their fortifications during the earlier days of the empire. The city still contains many...

Posted in: Beyond AEGEE, Travel Guide

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