Policy Officers

Introducing Policy Officers of AEGEE-Europe 2014-2015

During Autumn Agora Cagliari, Policy Officers were established as a body of our Network. President Paul Smits and Secretary General  Antonija Parat on behalf of the Comité Directeur presented a proposal to formally establish them in order to set some rules. The proposal was accepted with an overwhelming 94.49% of votes in favour. The position of Policy Officers was launched… Read more →

Be the change 2.0

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 university’ was a workshop conducted by rootAbility, a social business that drives… Read more →

Policy Officer on European Integration, Armenak Minasyants, encouraging AEGEEans to act for Ukraine

Armenak Minasyants (AEGEE-Yerevan) has done many things in AEGEE and recently was re-elected as Policy Officer on the topic of European Integration. The AEGEEan interviewed Armenak to hear more about his time in AEGEE and his interest in the Eastern Partnership Project and more.  Why did you join AEGEE? Good question! In the mid of 2010 I was looking for… Read more →

New Policy Officer Pablo Hernández: “Education is the key to progress”

Pablo Hernández joined AEGEE-Alicante in 2010 due to his wish to travel abroad. The year prior to that, he traveled to Iceland for a big event being organised in the North and from that moment he realized how amazing it is to share experiences with people from different cultures. His first Summer University was in Leiden 2010 and today he can call himself… Read more →

Lobbying with AEGEE – 24h in the life of a Policy Officer

The work of a Policy Officer involves a lot of reading — lengthy study and survey reports, lofty European Commission publications, and repetitive online discussions — but every now and then something more exciting comes along as well. One of those moments was the first lobbying meeting of the Dutch Youth Council on Education for sustainability, followed the next day… Read more →