Browsing Tag sustainability

Europe on Track 5: the “Dream” Project

Europe on Track 5: the “Dream” Project

By | November 27, 2017 at 8:00 am

Europe on Track is a project run by young volunteers who aim to raise awareness, to create a space for discussion and to capture the opinions of youth in Europe on important social issues. Thanks to Interrail, the  ambassadors in teams of 3 (one videographer, one photographer...

Posted in: Network

AEGEE-Leuven Goes Vegetarian and Invites You to Join Them!

AEGEE-Leuven Goes Vegetarian and Invites You to Join Them!

By | February 17, 2015 at 3:35 pm

Each year, the Days Without Meat (DWM) campaign is organised in Belgium and lasts for forty days. During these days, people join each other to eat less meat and raise awareness about the impact our eating habits have on the environment. This year, AEGEE-Leuven thought it would...

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Be the change 2.0

Be the change 2.0

By | June 8, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Do you remember the article ‘Be the change’, which was published in The AEGEEan a few weeks ago? Did you have the chance to attend the workshop 'Impact your university' during the Agora in Patra? In case you didn’t, we got you covered with this article! 'Impact your...

Posted in: Policy Officers

Be the change! – Workshop at Agora Patra

Be the change! – Workshop at Agora Patra

By | April 14, 2014 at 10:26 pm

Just close your eyes for a few seconds and think about nature on our planet. Do you see the glistering of the oceans in the sun, the colourful flowers in the fields and can you hear the birds in the forest? Amazing, isn’t it, what our planet looks like today? A source of life...

Posted in: Agora, European Bodies

Who owns the world? The borders of patents

Who owns the world? The borders of patents

By | February 25, 2014 at 12:10 pm

Have you ever thought about who earns money from the use of local plant species from South America for a commercial medicine produced in Northern Europe? Or who possess these plants the medicine is made out of and the way the plant is used? To be honest, I didn't before I...

Posted in: Comité Directeur

Plastic Policy

Plastic Policy

By | November 27, 2013 at 7:07 pm

Will the EU succeed in reducing plastic bags? Who doesn’t accept a plastic bag at the supermarket when shopping and didn't bring your own bag? Or when you buy a few tomatoes at the market and you don’t want to carry them loose in your bag. Or when the shop already put's...

Posted in: Comité Directeur, Policy Officers

Are you a good lobbyist?

Are you a good lobbyist?

By | September 20, 2013 at 11:26 am

"Are you a good lobbyist"? This was the central question to a simulation played at the Summer University of AEGEE-Delft, “Create your own world”. More than 20 participants and some of the organisers took part in this interactive workshop on European Union sustainability...

Posted in: European Events, Summer Universities

When talking about sustainability in AEGEE

When talking about sustainability in AEGEE

By | May 22, 2013 at 9:29 am

What do AEGEE members understand when talking about sustainability? Where did they learn about this? And how would they like AEGEE to be involved with this topic? Finding out the answers to these questions was the aim of the survey on sustainability which was completed by almost...

Posted in: Network

NetCom Times: Getting serious about sustainability

NetCom Times: Getting serious about sustainability

By | March 11, 2013 at 2:50 pm

Sustainable development... Green growth... Sustainability... The air is packed with sustainable buzzwords and it is hard to open a newspaper these days without finding an article on some sustainability topic. Regardless of the many empty uses ofthe word, it cannot be denied that...

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Sustainability on Track?

Sustainability on Track?

By | January 25, 2013 at 10:08 am

Europe on Track. For 27 days I have been travelling on the tracks of Europe with this amazing project, going from Brussels to Istanbul. Interviewing young people along the way, on their ideas about the future of the European Union, politics, and youth participation, but also...

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