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Is the Rule of Law in Europe at Stake? A Report from Brussels

Is the Rule of Law in Europe at Stake? A Report from Brussels

By | August 15, 2017 at 8:00 am

“Freedom is such a high value that you only feel it, once you don’t have it…” Does the state determine my freedom? How are people in Europe affected by state limitation? Isn’t freedom self-evident in a (European) democracy? Can Europeans take freedom for granted?...

Posted in: Beyond AEGEE

Challenging AEGEE’s Vision?! An Event by AEGEE-Warszawa

Challenging AEGEE’s Vision?! An Event by AEGEE-Warszawa

By | March 25, 2016 at 5:36 pm

We all know that “AEGEE strives for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated ...

Posted in: European Events

Visa Directive proposal – the EU Council forgot the volunteers

Visa Directive proposal – the EU Council forgot the volunteers

By | February 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm

A few days ago, the Council of the European Union published its proposal for “a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of research, studies, pupil exchange, remunerated and...

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7 Highlights for the 7th Edition of the Charlemagne Youth Prize

7 Highlights for the 7th Edition of the Charlemagne Youth Prize

By | June 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm

As every year, the European Charlemagne Youth Prize (ECYP) took place in the city of Aachen, under its 7th edition. After Europe on Track's major success last year, some AEGEE members gathered in Charlemagne's city in order to know which project would be its successor. Youth...

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Last Y Vote 2014 convention in the EU’s heart

Last Y Vote 2014 convention in the EU’s heart

By | May 22, 2014 at 12:27 pm

After eight successful Y Vote conventions all around Europe, finally the time came to gather for one last meet up - and what place would be more suitable for this than Brussels? By this time all AEGEEans probably know how it goes: 40 young people, finding time and motivation,...

Posted in: European Events

YVote 2014 Convention in Wien

YVote 2014 Convention in Wien

By | March 31, 2014 at 3:38 pm

Earlier this month, 32 young people from all around Europe gathered in one of Europe's economic, political and cultural capitals, Vienna, to participate in the sixth Y Vote 2014 Convention, the topic of which was about the role of the EU in the world. A very important subject...

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YVote2014 Convention on Research, Education and Mobility in Kraków

YVote2014 Convention on Research, Education and Mobility in Kraków

By | March 29, 2014 at 7:13 pm

These are days of uncertainty. The crisis threatens to make Europe a smaller and darker place. What is the future of education in Europe? What can we do to improve it? In the Y- Vote Convention on Education, Research and Mobility organized by AEGEE-Kraków (from the 4th to the...

Posted in: European Events

YVote Convention on Gender Equality in Paris

YVote Convention on Gender Equality in Paris

By | March 17, 2014 at 11:13 pm

Do you believe in coincidences? Well, at least we believe it is very coincidental that we are writing this article about the Y Vote 2014 Convention on Gender Equality precisely on the 8th of March - International Women's Day, the day chosen by the United Nations to vindicate...

Posted in: European Events

European Parliament against Homophobia

European Parliament against Homophobia

By | February 23, 2014 at 6:12 pm

On the 4th of February the European Parliament adopted (with a clear majority of 394 in favour versus 176 against) a recommendation for a future road-map against homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation. This seems to be a step in the direction AEGEE is...

Posted in: European Bodies

YVote2014 Convention on Youth (Un)Employment in Agrigento

YVote2014 Convention on Youth (Un)Employment in Agrigento

By | November 26, 2013 at 6:58 pm

Youth unemployment is on the main agenda in many EU member states, particularly in Greece, Spain and Portugal, where an alarming number of young people are unemployed. The YVote2014 Convention in Agrigento addressed this topic with 25 people from different EU contries. Youth...

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