Category European Bodies

Closer to the European Neighbourhood: The Eastern Partnership Project

The Eastern Partnership Project of AEGEE first started in 2011 and was built upon the EU’s project of Eastern Partnership which was created in 2008-09. Since then, it has reunited young and talented students from the European continent, EaP countries and even from Turkey and Russia around a common goal: to encourage and to empower youth, to raise awareness about the European Union in the Neighbourhood and about the EaP countries in Europe.

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Dear AEGEEans, mental health matters!

Mental health awareness is one of the YDWG’s objectives for 2018/19

When it comes to physical health, everybody seems to be concerned about it and tries to live an acceptable lifestyle. Nevertheless, the mental aspect happens to be quite forgotten.  We had a talk with Desireé Van Langen (member of the Youth Development Working Group), and Sara Þöll (member of OBESSU), to take a deeper look into the importance of mental health, and how these young organizations are trying to contribute towards improving the youngsters’ situation.

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Fighting Discrimination in Europe: AEGEE is in!

AEGEE stands for borderless Europe and no Europe can be  “borderless” with a barrier in between them. This barrier is not the barrier of roads, not the barrier of trees, not the barrier of Alps but, the barrier of us humanity known as discrimination. Equal Rights Working Group strives to break this barrier and make the Europe truly borderless. Here is an interview with Antonia von Richthofen , a policy officer from Equal Rights Working Group (ERWG) giving us information how ERWG works and their recent stand against rise of nationalism and discrimination throughout Europe.

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SMASH: AEGEE Steps-up Efforts Against Sexual Harassment!

“AEGEE gives us so much joy and opportunities, but it also does come with challenges” – AEGEE is now addressing a topic the importance of which can hardly be overrated, personal safety. The AEGEEan has talked to the SMASH Project about their inspirations and ambitious goals.

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AEGEE means DIVErsity!

From the 22nd to the 27th of January, AEGEE / European Students’ Forum was in Malmö, Sweden, for the third and last training of the DIVE project!

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CEWG Essay Competition: The Ideal puzzle – can we put back together our pieces?

Some months ago, the Civic Education Working Group launched a competition for essays with the title: “What does the ideal political system look like?”.  Participants had to submit an essay over their ideal political system and then organise an activity within their local...

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CEWG Essay Competition: What if YOUth could shape Europe?

Some months ago, the Civic Education Working Group launched a competition for essays with the title: “What does the ideal political system look like?”.  Participants had to submit an essay over their ideal political system and then organise an activity within their local...

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Youth Development Month-Interviewing AEGEE Alumni: Maria Nomikou

In the occasion of the Youth Development month, the Youth Development Working Group reached out to four AEGEE alumni and interviewed them, with the intention to connect past, present and future of AEGEE...

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Youth Development Month-Interviewing AEGEE Alumni: Fabian Brüggeman

In the occasion of the Youth Development month, the Youth Development Working Group reached out to four AEGEE alumni and interviewed them, with the intention to connect past, present and future of AEGEE. Here’s the third interview of the series: Fabian Brüggeman (formerly) from AEGEE-Düsseldorf. 

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Youth Development Month-Interviewing AEGEE Alumni: Simon de Hartog

In the occasion of the Youth Development month, the Youth Development Working Group reached out to four AEGEE alumni and interviewed them, with the intention to connect past, present and future of AEGEE. Here’s the second interview of the series: Simon de Hartog (formerly) from AEGEE-Enschede. 

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