Tag Archive for AEGEE

Interview with Pavel Zbornik, EU Official and AEGEE Member

Back in December 2017, EPSO interviewed Pavel Zbornik, a EU civil servant and member of AEGEE since 2009. Pavel holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Management at the Czech Technical University in Prague, and he’s currently a Business Analysis Assistant in DG Research and Innovation, working in Unit J5, Common service for Horizon 2020 information and data, in… Read more →

“Alicante on Fire” for Hogueras de San Juan

The festivals of  Midsummer’s Eve, known as Saint John’s Eve among Christians, have roots in ancient celebrations related to the summer solstice. Bonfires were lit to protect against evil spirits which were believed to roam freely when the sun was turning southward again. The Bonfires of Saint John’s (Hogueras de San Juan) is a traditional and popular festival, customary for… Read more →

“Faces Of Europe” and “Summer University” are the Winners of the Charlemagne Youth Prize in Romania and Slovakia

The Charlemagne Youth Prize is one of the most prestigious European Prizes. It has been awarded annually since 1950 by the city οf Aachen, Germany, to people who contributed to the ideals upon which it has been founded. It commemorates Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Empire, who resided and is buried in Aachen. Traditionally the award is given to the… Read more →

Réka Salamon for President of AEGEE-Europe: “Question the status quo – and be the network of change-makers that AEGEE is meant to be”

Former Projects Director and current President of AEGEE-Europe Réka Salamon, from AEGEE-Aachen and AEGEE-Debrecen, is an active AEGEEan since 2011. She has covered many different areas of the association and now she is running for a second term as President of AEGEE-Europe. We reached out to her for this interview and also asked her the questions we received from the Network. The… Read more →

Evrim Emiroğlu for the Network Commission: “After five years of AEGEE life, I feel that this is the only thing that keeps me motivated to stay and contribute to the organisation with my knowledge”

Evrim Emiroğlu from AEGEE-Eskisehir is candidating for the Network Commission. She has given an interview to us sharing her programme, which focuses mainly on increasing the communication between locals and their collaboration with the European bodies through “an information transfer platform/channel”, as well as it underlines the importance of thematic events. She is also discussing with us the current political… Read more →

Elena Panagopoulou for the Network Commission: “I Want Locals to Live and Breathe for their Identity, AEGEE Identity”

Elena Panagopoulou is not new to the AEGEE world, she has a lot of experience both at the European and local level. She now decided to start a new adventure candidating for the Network Commission. Here are a few questions for her. The AEGEEan: Please, introduce yourself. Elena: I am Elena, born and raised in Athens, subsequently being a member of AEGEE-Athina… Read more →

Marco Daniele for Member of the Comité Directeur: “I believe AEGEE has a bright future: in the upcoming years of political and social confusion, we’ll find the chance to become an example for Europe”

“All of my AEGEE experience can be resumed with these two words: local level. I am a proud member of the process that took an almost dead local to be one of the strongest antennae in our area and I took part in almost every single task in doing that.” This summarises the impression that Marco Daniele from AEGEE-Torino left… Read more →

Dennis Bosman for the Audit Commission: “Proper knowledge transfer, more transparency and better storage of previous financial reports”

Dennis Bosman form AEGEE-Nijmegen has definitely a passion, which may work to his advantage. He has a degree in banking and insurance, he is studying business administration and he had his internship on this field. Moreover, he is a SubCommie to the Audit Commission. Read about him here and learn about his plans to reform the Commission and create a… Read more →

Marco Bentoglio for European Citizenship WG Coordinator: “Citizenship in Europe for me is this: feeling European”

Marco Bentoglio from AEGEE-Bergamo is running as a Coordinator of the European Citizenship Working Group. In order to deepen the knowledge of the Network on him and his programme, before the Agora he has given an interview to The AEGEEan answering both our questions and questions coming from the Network. The AEGEEan: Could you present yourself to the readers of The AEGEEan?… Read more →

Elena Efremova for the Network Commission:”It is a huge responsibility, but right now, I feel that this is the right position for me”

Nowadays, Elena Efremova from AEGEE-Grodno is the girl who takes on responsibilities in many fields and manages to multitask and keep control over her duties. This is the way she has already worked in AEGEE by getting involved in various European Bodies, learning from them and collaborating with them. Ahead of her presentation at the Agora in two weeks, she was interviewed by… Read more →