What does one do when one gets into a disagreement in AEGEE and can’t seem to find an amicable solution? Met AEGEE’s peacemakers, the Mediation Commission! They can be approached at any time to resolve conflict and bring back the peace we all love. We decided to have a chat with them to get a better insight into who they… Read more →
NETWORK IN ACTION!
Many AEGEE members have heard about the Network Commission (aka NetCom) but probably have no clue what they are up to and what they are doing there. Created in 1996 to support local antennae, their members are responsible for various supervision tasks and initiatives: the organization, good practices and the accomplishment of defined antennae goals; make possible discussions about the… Read more →
United in strategy: The Strategy Committee
With 13000 AEGEEans and 13000 opinions, it can sometimes be difficult and chaotic to follow one strategy. A committee that likes to create order in the chaos is the newly established Strategy Committee. The supporting committee of both the Committee Director and the entire network is happy to introduce themselves to you in this interview. Thank you, Evita, Freideriki and… Read more →
The green hero we didn’t know we needed: The Sustainability Committee
As Europe On Track edition 5 already stated, ‘Go green or go home’. An AEGEE committee that takes this opinion to heart is the newly established Sustainability Committee. Sustainability is and is going to be an important topic as our world is changing and facing enormous environmental, social and economical challenges. In this interview AEGEE’s new green engine introduces itself.… Read more →
EPM Barcelona, with the theme “No one left behind”, concluded on the 9th of February 2020. But unfortunately, 31 January 2020 left behind a crack in what AEGEE stands for; the day of Brexit. The Big Ben will not bong for Brexit, after projected costs spiralled to half a million pounds (half of that money was already collected through racing… Read more →
Handling Big Data? Data Privacy Committee knows how to!
They know what information can be disclosed and what should be kept secret. They are new to AEGEE, but you have definitely heard of them a lot in the recent months. And yet, if asked, you might struggle to quickly answer what their everyday tasks are. The AEGEEan was quite puzzled, too, and decided to get all the answers from… Read more →
‘Our world with 10 billion’
It has been known for a while now that the world population is expected to increase to over 9.7 billion by 2050. To illustrate, this is more than twice as many people as when AEGEE was founded in 1985 and more than triple than when my mom was born in 1964. Can earth provide us with enough natural resources for… Read more →
Promoting Active Citizenship with Trains: Europe on Track 6
Europe on Track is a project by AEGEE-Europe, 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. Now this is, in a nutshell, what every edition of Europe on Track aims to achieve. Read more →
AEGEE-Academy: 20 years of learning and sharing
The AEGEE culture has always been about learning and sharing. That is why it is one of the strongest youth networks in the world. This year AEGEE-Academy marks its 20th anniversary. Over the past two decades it continues to hold stick to the mission to train and to develop AEGEEans all over the world. With a lot of enthusiasm and… Read more →
Y get active before the elections?
The European elections in May will decide how the EU will develop over the next five years. Do we want the member states to continue backing off from the European project, or do we want them to work together to face global challenges as one entity? The Brexit referendum has shown, that those who – like us – believe in… Read more →