Tag Archive for Luis Alvarado Martínez

Luis Alvarado Martinez is the Young European of the Year 2014

Every year a young European, between the ages of 18 and 28, is awarded with the prestigious title of Young European of the Year by Schwarzkopf-Stiftung Junges Europa. On June the 5th our current President Luis Alvarado Martinez was announced as this year’s winner for his engagement and contribution to building a different Europe and for being “a true European… Read more →

AEGEE-Europe to Represent the YFJ in the Advisory Council on Youth

Last week, some really good news came to all the AEGEEans. It was during the COMEM (Council of Members) of the European Youth Forum (YFJ, which stands for ‘Youth Forum Jeunesse‘) in Brussels. AEGEE-Europe had just been elected to be one of the 30 organizations inside the Advisory Council (AC) on Youth of the Council of Europe, representing the European… Read more →

Going back to policy

On Wednesday, 9th January 2013, Luis Alvarado Martinez and Lucille Rieux, President and Secretary General of AEGEE-Europe met Philippe l’Eglise-Costa, the advisor on European Affairs of the President of France, Francois Hollande. The Comite Directeur had asked for this meeting shortly after M.Hollande’s election to the French presidency. He is characterised by his strong interest in youth issues and his… Read more →

European youth spreads global needs

A few days ago the ICPD Global Youth Forum took place in Bali, Indonesia, where 1000 young activists from all over the world gathered to propose concrete recommendations to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon related to youth needs worldwide. Luis Alvarado Martinez, President of AEGEE-Europe,  participated on behalf of AEGEE-Europe, and he answered a few questions to tell us what happened… Read more →

Dare to protest – dare to change

Mass protest, public action, objecting and lots of other words recently became for us quite usual and commonly used. In fact, in last 20 years they (serious guys in parliaments, governments, councils etc.) managed “to climb” so high from youth, that our voice can only be heard when it is counted in thousands of people, or when youth does something… Read more →

European Association for International Education Conference in Dublin

Dear AEGEEans, On the second week of September 2012 AEGEE-Europe was represented at the European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference, which is the biggest Education Conference in Europe gathering more than 4300 participants and representatives of more than 1500 Universities from around 100 countries. The EAIE organises the conference on a yearly basis. This year it took place in Dublin.… Read more →

European Year of Citizens´Alliance in 2013

On 11 August 2011, the European Commission proposed 2013 as the “European Year of Citizens” to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the European Union Citizenship under the Maastricht Treaty in 1993. European civil society organizations and networks, members of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Liaison Group have created a civil society Alliance aiming to advocate… Read more →