Tag Archive for European Union

AEGEEans and Young People All Over Europe React for the European Project

There is a project that is involving people from many countries of Europe. Its aim is to discuss the EU issues and protest against Brexit and other events undermining the European Union. In this interview we spoke with Leo Bue, from AEGEE-Aachen, and he told us more about the project, the feedback of some supporters and the situation of basic rights in Europe.… Read more →

Ukraine’s European Integration

“The European Union is a political and economical union of 28 countries. EU policies aim to ensure the free movement of people, goods, services, and capital within the internal market, enact legislation in justice and home affairs, and maintain common policies on trade, agriculture, fisheries, and regional development. Within the Schengen Area, passport controls have been abolished.” (Wikipedia) Member states… Read more →

Albania and the EU – The Truth, The Lies and The Future

Recently, on the 27th of June 2014 the Republic of Albania saw its status elevated from ‘potential candidate’ to ‘candidate country’ to join the European Union. The question whether this is something positive or negative, good or bad remains a much heated and lengthy debate between those who trust in or those who are sceptic of the European Union. However,… Read more →

The impact of the visa-free regime on Moldovan citizens

After six years of a Visa Facilitation Agreement (meaning a lower visa fee and simplification of visa procedures) between the EU and Moldova, on the 3rd of April the Council of the European Union granted Moldova with a visa-free travel regime. After the visa liberalisation dialogue that started in 2010 and encouraged Moldova to successfully implement many reforms like strengthening… Read more →

What if youth could participate directly in EU decisions?

This was the question that we wanted to debate at the conference held by AEGEE on June 5th and 6th in the European Parliament, where different Belgian and European NGOs had the opportunity to discuss the possibilities for Co-Management in the European institutions, together with representatives from the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of Europe and its Advisory Council on Youth,… Read more →