“Within AEGEE, there are so many opportunities for you, don’t be afraid to take up some challenges, as the possibilities for you to learn, grow and meet new people are endless! “ ~ Teddy van Amelsvoort

November brings AEGEE a new member of the month, and this time it’s yet another familiar face. Her enthusiasm and help at the local and European help deserves recognition. We are happy to introduce the Member of the Month, November 2020, Teddy van Amelsvoort! Congratulations, Teddy, on being awarded the Member of the Month! We are all eager to hear… Read more →

Christmas Customs and their history

Christmas is the most anticipated and joyful time of the year. We all get the chance to gather with our family and forget about work for some time. Each country or region has its own traditions to celebrate Christmas however, do we know where all those traditions come from? Here’s a brief article about Christmas customs and where they come… Read more →

Les Anciens: An Introduction

Life of AEGEE members does not end after finishing their active membership. For those who still want to contribute to making the dream of a borderless Europe real, an excellent opportunity is to become one of Les Anciens d’AEGEE. Created in 1990 by former members, it maintains links across generations of AEGEEans and with AEGEE itself. The AEGEEan Magazine invites… Read more →

Maritime transport: Is it really that polluting

Nowadays, most goods are transported around the globe thanks to maritime trade. The main consequence is being one of the main protagonists of climate change despite being among the most efficient trade routes. Accidents, emissions, and ballast water are among the most talked-about problems affecting this field. The shipping industry is moving towards the concept of sustainable navigation to address… Read more →

“The environment is a crucial part of our road to a better and a greener Europe” ~ Local of the Month, October2020, AEGEE-Iași!

October has been a busy month for AEGEE. Despite this, this local has had a very successful recruitment campaign and took responsibility to make sure that all the new members had a smooth introduction to the association. They also started the “GO Green” initiative as part of the Generation EU project. All this while the Agora was happening! We’re happy… Read more →

“Talking is easy, but coming up with a common plan that is then followed through with – that’s hard” – October 2020 Member of the Month, Heiko Kirchner!

October has been a busy month for AEGEE, a month where AEGEEans from all over Europe gathered online for the Autumn Agora. And like every Agora, there was a lot to discuss and cross-check. The short time and need for quick answers is no easy task, but he managed to stay calm and explain difficult legal aspects in simple clear… Read more →

TWENTY YEARS OF THE EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES

All AEGEEans have noticed in various events wonderful feelings of hearing so many languages! Multilingualism is always a subject that involves the whole AEGEE community. 2001 was a benchmark year for AEGEE as it was when the European Day of Language (EDL) was established. It is the second oldest ongoing project after the Summer University project which aims at pointing out… Read more →

Climate change: how is it affecting sea turtles?

Global warming is inexorably advancing, the increase in temperature is bringing climate change with negative effects on every species, including humans. By 2030, a 2° C increase in temperature is expected compared to pre-industrial values. Among the most influenced living species are reptiles, the most famous and most studied example of which concerns sea turtles. These have a link with… Read more →

“Safe Person Committee has just started, so there is still a lot we can do” ~ Marlijn Mulder

New candidates arrive to present their candidatures during the second AEGEE Online Agora of this year of 2020, which takes place from the 15th to the 18th of October and marked for the SARS-COv-2 pandemic. This time, The AEGEEAN Magazine interviews one of the candidates to be a member of the Mediation Commission of AEGEE-Europe: Marlijn Mulder from AEGEE-Delft! Hello… Read more →