Tag Archive for Election observation project

AEGEE-Eskisehir LoM of December: “We Want Every Member to Feel They Belong Here”

The month of December brought us a new Local of the Month: AEGEE-Eskisehir, a Turkish local that is organising a Fundraising European School with some experienced trainers and is involved in a Project called ‘’Volunteer Your Future’’. In addition, AEGEE members are already preparing their Summer University, this time in cooperation with the Election Observation Project.    The AEGEEan: After… Read more →

EOM Estonia Preview: Teaming up with the Polish Forum of Young Diplomats and welcoming two new faces to the team

The AEGEE Election Observation Mission (EOM) to the Estonian parliamentary elections on 1 March will be more professional than ever.  A cooperation with the Polish Forum of Young Diplomats (FMD) has been set up and after an open call two experienced mission coordinators were welcomed to the team. Read here a preview by Viktor Bezhenar and Lucrezia Aresi who will… Read more →

Election Observation Project is ready to rock in 2015!

During Autumn Agora Cagliari, the Election Observation Project was established as an official project of AEGEE-Europe. After having organised five missions in Scotland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova and two in Ukraine, the project is already preparing new missions for 2015. We spoke with the Project Manager Thomas Leszke (AEGEE-Köln), Content Manager and Publication Responsible Marije Arentze (AEGEE-Leiden) and Fundraising Responsible… Read more →

Anna Gumbau: “In AEGEE you don’t know which opportunities will be knocking at your door”

In the past year, The AEGEEan was in the hands of Anna Gumbau Martinez (AEGEE-Barcelona), who was a very caring Editor-in-Chief. Although Erika Bettin (AEGEE-Venezia) was elected to take over, this doesn’t mean Anna will become inactive! While she will stay active for The AEGEEan, she is also a member of the board of AEGEE-Barcelona, the Anniversary Team and the… Read more →

Moldovan elections: what was at stake, what we observed, and what might happen

On the 1st of December, Moldova woke up with the results of the parliamentary elections that would decide the direction that this small landlocked country would have taken. Bordering a European Union member state (Romania) and Ukraine, Moldova faces a similar challenge as their Eastern Partnership neighbours: keeping their ties with Russia, or pushing towards Europe? Arrived in Chișinău, one could… Read more →

Member of the Month: Erika Bettin, from Ängelholm to Spritz

This month the member selected for the MoM (Member of the Month) award was Erika Bettin, member of AEGEE-Venezia, for her outstanding activities over the last month. From the Election Observation Mission in Ukraine to the interim mandate as Editor-in-Chief of The AEGEEan, check out some curiosities regarding this vulcanic member! Alfredo: Erika, you have been awarded MoM! How does it… Read more →

OSCE-Youth Action Plan- HDIM: new opportunities for young people to shape the reality around them!

For all of you interested in youth participation in international organisations, but not really knowing where to start, the workshop at Agora Patra held by AEGEE-Europe Liaison Officers towards OSCE can be the first step! We will introduce the basic information on what Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe stands for, the context of its work and the opportunities… Read more →

The members of the Election Observation Project all together in Köln

Who observes if democracy works? How does election observation work in international organisations? And should there be an election observation procedure within AEGEE? To answer these questions, AEGEE members Alin-Florin Calin (AEGEE-Wien) and Thomas Leszke (AEGEE-Köln) decided to launch the Election Observation Project during Agora Zaragoza. Almost five months later, the first project meeting took place in Köln from the 7th… Read more →