Working Groups

#Breakingthe bias campaign: Read all about it!

This time we have the pleasure to get to know more about the #Breakingthebias campaign and their goals and their ideas. The event is hosted by the Social Equity Working group and we have the lovely coordinator of the group, Florina-Marieta Neagu, answer some questions: Can you tell us a bit more about #BreakingtheBias campaign? What exactly have you planned… Read more →

Climate Migration – a chain reaction of events

Numerous testimonies of climate migrants have come to light in the last few years given that the negative effects of climate change have been steadily getting worse.  Mr. Serigne Mbaye is a clear example of what a climate migrant is. This Senegalese-Spanish social and political activist has told his story of how climate change has changed his whole life in… Read more →

Interview: Zero Waste Campaign

Humanity must face the waste problem which nowadays has reached drastic importance, requiring acting quickly and incisively. Too much waste thrown into the sea or land improperly is returning to everyday life through food and water, such as microplastics. Not to mention the animals that die from ingesting waste, like whales, with kilos and kilos of garbage in their stomachs.… Read more →

Disability Awareness Campaign: TS Awareness Week

On the occasion of Tourettes Awareness Day on 7th June and as a part of “Disability Awareness Campaign ”, Social Equity Working Group of AEGEE Europe decided to raise the awareness of challenges that young people with Tourette Syndrome tackle on a daily basis through interview with one of the members of European organization that focuses on Tourette syndrome, European… Read more →

Zero Waste Approach

The Zero Waste Approach points at the conservation of all resources by means of responsible production, consumption, reuse, and recovery of products, packaging, and materials without burning and with no discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health. The amount of waste generated per year is estimated at around 2.2 billion tonnes worldwide. It is… Read more →

Disability Awareness Campaign: MS Awareness Week

Dr. Vasiliki Garopoulou M.Sc.’s., Ph.D., P.D. is an Adapted Physical Exercise & Sport Science Educator and Neurorehabilitation & Medical Exercise Specialist. She holds 2 Post-Doc degrees, 2 Postgraduate Diplomas from A.U.Th Neurosciences Medical School, 2 postgraduate – vocational training certificates abroad. She also has a PhD in the Laboratory of Developmental Medicine & Special Needs Education in collaboration with the… Read more →

Eyes from space to monitor climate change

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”, those are the words declared by María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the United Nations General Assembly at the COP 24 in Katowice (Poland), summarizing how essential satellites are for coping climate emergencies. A vast network of satellites links all the continents to each other by providing undiscussable services to society.… Read more →

Disability Awareness Campaign: World Autism Awareness Day

On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, the Social Equity Working Group of AEGEE Europe interviewed a kinesiologist (K) at Center for Autism, Zagreb, Croatia and a speech therapist (ST) at Special hospital for the protection of children with neurodevelopmental and motor disabilities, Croatia to learn more about the disability.  If you need to define Autism as a disorder,… Read more →

Climate Refugees: so close to the goal, so far from living with rights.

The annual displacement of millions of persons around the globe due to environmental disasters must be addressed. More and more individuals are facing droughts, famines, floods, fires and so on, of increasing intensity. They just must leave the place they call home, for a better future. The journey is often uncertain, characterized by crossings in risky and unstable areas. Even… Read more →