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Youth Mobility Working Group: the Kings of Facilitating Travel

Youth Mobility Working Group: the Kings of Facilitating Travel

By | October 27, 2016 at 11:00 am

Mobility, especially youth mobility, is critical for members of AEGEE due to its many events all over Europe. It therefore comes as no surprise that there is something like the Youth Mobility Working Group (YMWG). What is surprising is that the main task of this working group is...

Posted in: European Bodies, Working Groups

The Visa Facilitation: Where Are We Standing?

The Visa Facilitation: Where Are We Standing?

By | July 1, 2015 at 5:28 pm

AEGEE-Europe has always fought for a border-less Europe, being also among the first Pan-European associations who promotes Youth Mobility with the aim to encourage students and young people to be active in their society. However, recent changes in the Visa Directive made by the...

Posted in: European Bodies

Local of the Month AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg organized an extraordinary NWM against the odds

Local of the Month AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg organized an extraordinary NWM against the odds

By | February 12, 2015 at 1:13 pm

When AEGEE-Sankt-Peterburg wanted to organise a Network Meeting (NWM) several people doubted it could become a success due to being far away and because of expectations of visa issues. However, Mayri Tiido from the Comite Directeur, Monika Duda from ACT and Maria Arends from the...

Posted in: Local of the Month, Network

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...

Posted in: Beyond AEGEE

The importance of Visa discussed at Agora Budapest

The importance of Visa discussed at Agora Budapest

By | November 21, 2012 at 9:29 pm

The Visa Freedom Working Group (VFWG) is - according to some people in AEGEE - a "very important part of the organisation." However, after more than 1,5 years I do not have this feeling anymore. During the workshop (WS) of the Visa Freedom Working Group at the Autumn Agora...

Posted in: Agora, European Events

Visa Chronicles of One Agora

Visa Chronicles of One Agora

By | June 8, 2012 at 9:32 pm | One comment

Starting any visa process in AEGEE is like a lottery – you never know how organisers will behave, how attentively the visa officer will look at your documentation, and what will you get in your passport in the end. After Agora Skopje we all had a sad experience in visa...

Posted in: European Bodies

In her shoes

In her shoes

By | May 24, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Beyond your house, your city, your country there's a whole new world - full of unknown, interesting and most importantly full of new things. Have you ever thought about those fresh emotions, exciting perspectives and tons of different people that exist beyond your current world?...

Posted in: European Bodies

Getting the VFWG Back On Track

Getting the VFWG Back On Track

By | March 29, 2012 at 3:05 pm

Why vote for the Visa Freedom Working Group (VFWG) to win the AEGEEan Choice Award 2012 rewarding the most efficient Working Group of 2011? When the VFWG was taking what seemed to be its last breath last year, Jana Pokorna (AEGEE-Istanbul/AEGEE-Praha) and the rest of the...

Posted in: Agora

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