Tag Archive for HRWG

New Edition of the Sakharov Prize Coming Up

Established 25 years ago and awarded each year by the European Parliament, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has finally announced the list of nominees for this year. The seven finalists were announced on September 16th in Brussels, including Malala Yousafzai and Edward Snowden. Named after Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov, the prize was set up in 1988 aiming to honour individuals… Read more →

Identity Meeting Participants – Members of July

The election for Member of the Month for July is different than the others. Instead of choosing one member, the honor goes to nine AEGEE members that took part in the Identity meeting in the beginning of July. Anja Köngeter joined AEGEE-Heidelberg in March 2011 because  she felt like giving something back to international students after her Erasmus and spreading the… Read more →

In Greece the Police has the right to force HIV tests to arrested people

My last article was about Turkey… now it’s about Greece.  It seems like an Eastern Europe human rights violations “journey” is happening often these days,  with agressive acts by the police in Turkey, LGBTQI rights violations in Russia and now Greece. A journey that’s not very happy indeed. So now in Greece there is a new Health Minister named Adonis… Read more →

Move it for AEGEE

Last time The AEGEEan introduced the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) to you it was in connection with the first planning meeting between the Sports Working Group (SWG) and Policy Officer E.G. The fourth planning meeting will take place in Agora Rhein-Neckar, however an extensive promotion campaign has already been started. The idea came from the SWG who wanted to… Read more →

Gunnar Erth On The Golden Recipe For Workshops

The topic of participation in workshops at statutory events was raised recently in The AEGEEan, and we continue to focus on this interesting topic. Questions concerning the quality of workshops, the topics and the golden recipe of a workshop will be answered in this interview that The AEGEEan did with Gunnar Erth, who throughout his many years has participated and… Read more →