Share your highlights of 2015 – 2016 for the next Key to Europe!

What are your highlights of this academic year? Soon, the work for Key to Europe 2015 – 2016 will start, and we would like to know what you want to see back in our annual publication!

Is there something you think we should absolutely include? Did your local organise something special? Do you know of an AEGEEan who did something special? Is there a European body who did something amazing we should report on? Do you know something cool that is planned for the upcoming months? Are we missing another amazing story?

If you said ‘yes’ to any of these questions, share your story with us through this form until May 8th at 23:59 CET.

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Antenna Criteria for Dummies!

Have you ever looked at the list of Antenna Criteria and been very confused? Do you feel like there’s always something missing before the Agora that you didn’t even know about? Worry no more! NetCom has created a Antenna Criteria for Dummies booklet for you to make sure no criteria will be missed next time! Print it out and put it on a wall if you wish :)

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Debating Toolkit released

The long awaited Debating Toolkit is out! It is a very simple and short but at the same time comprehensive instruction how to organise debates in your local. Definitely worth taking a look at. We really aim to let debating live in our locals, so we strongly encourage you to organize one – debating is fun!
If you have any doubts about organizing debating events in you local now, you can always contact us via debates@civiceducation.eu.
We wish you many fruitful debates and do not forget to share the toolkit with your friends:

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National Coordinators and Ambassadors for European Citizens’ Initiative

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Europe and want to gain experience in campaigning while contributing to a great project? Then help us from now until July 2017 to make noise and collect signatures in your country!

Apply to ambassadors@morethaneducation.eu And spread the word also among non-AEGEEans because everyone is welcome to join our effort!

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Sharing is Caring vol2: Active Membership

The second sharing best practices meeting open for the whole network has passed! But don’t worry if you missed it, here are the minutes of the meeting. We discussed the topic of Active Membership – an important topic in all antennae, so take a look as many great ideas were discussed.

If you feel like there’s a topic we should discuss next, contact your NetCommie or email us at netcom@aegee.org

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Open Call for Autumn 2016 NWM host locals!

Do you want to be one of those amazing people?

Then apply for NWM host local of Autumn 2016!!

Network meetings have an administrative impact and are focused on sharing best practices, keeping the locals closer to each other, connecting them with the European level, updating them about last progresses and launching initiatives. Network Meetings should improve the functioning of the locals, increase cooperation between them, to inspire and renew the motivation of active members.

The Autumn NWMs will have to take place between the dates of 01.09.-27.09 or 31.10-04.12.2016 (due to the time of the Agora) and the hosting locals will be working closely with their Network Commissioner for the organization of the event.

Requirements:

NWMs need to have at least 20 hours of sessions and are usually...

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Sharing is caring meetings vol 1: Recruitment

Network Commission has started a new initiative: sharing best practices meetings where members and locals from all over the Network can join and share their problems or solutions to a specific topic.

The first meeting took place on 18th of April and was on the topic of Recruitment. We feel that it was very successful and so are organising a second meeting already on 5th of May at 17.00 CET on the topic of ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP.

If you would like to join us, let us know by fulfilling this form – https://goo.gl/0fg1DX

Until then, here are the minutes of the last meeting:

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“Make Room for Peace” Campaign

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The 21st of May is the World Anti-Terrorism Day. Terrorist attacks that took place  in the past 6 months have deeply saddened the members of our Network just as many other people. Therefore, Democracy in Practice embarked on a journey to take action against terrorism by launching the campaign “Make Room for Peace”. With this campaign, we are calling on young people, AEGEEans, to strive for understanding how terror damages our society. This campaign also aims at encouraging young souls to support anti-terrorism by  promoting peace and understanding in our communities.  Our weapons are the words, actions, mind and love. We don’t need arms, our arms are for hugging the world!

You as an individual, or as an AEGEE local or group are sincerely invited to take part in our campaign! We h...

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Open Call for new ACTive Members

Are you an energetic and hardworking individual full of ideas to support one of the most important documents within our organization – the Action Agenda? Would you like to contribute to the implementation of the thematic work in our organization? Would you like to be part of an international team of motivated people? Would you like to make a change inside AEGEE? Then ACT!

The Action Agenda Coordination Committee (ACT) takes care of the implementation and fulfillment of the Action Agenda, collaborates closely with the Network Commission, Working Groups, Projects, locals and members. Now, we’re looking for new members!

During your term, starting from the 1st of August 2016 till the 31st of July 2017, your tasks will be:

  • Close communication with the Network Commission
  • Close communication w...
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Summer Courses of BEST – become a co-organiser!

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Dear reader
The Board of European Students of Technology (BEST) would like to invite members of AEGEE to apply to attend a BEST course as a co-organiser. As a co-organiser you’ll have the opportunity to meet Engineering students from all over Europe, to learn about a technical topic, to learn how complementary education courses are organised in BEST, to get to know a European city and to have fun.
Attached to this e-mail you will find a list with the available courses for the upcoming Summer season (there’s 49 in total this season).

What happens at a course:

  • Courses cover a technical topic, however, a student from any engineering program is eligible to apply regardless of technical background
  • Courses are usually 1 – 2 weeks long with approximately 20 hours of technical instruction per w...
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