Tag Archive for Social Inclusion

Kicking the Ball Against Racism

While many AEGEE members were spending their time green travelling with the destination Mannheim, the Sports Working Group (SWG) was hosting a football tournament for the ones already in the city. The idea behind the active afternoon was not only to raise awareness about physical activity but also to inform members about the topic of racism in sports. In a… Read more →

The NetCom Times presents: Scare Homophobia out of Europe

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) topic is one of much controversy. In a world in which LGBT’s can marry in only eleven countries, there is still much to be done for equality in this field. Even within AEGEE, as the survey on homophobia shows, 8% of the members considers violence directed at LGBT’s justified because of their sexual orientation. Despite… Read more →

Bringing IDAHO to AEGEE

Idaho might remind the geography brains about some place in the United States of America, but it is obviously not the Idaho that the Sports Working Group (SWG) will bring to AEGEE. Lately, the SWG has been working with two policy officers on two different, but yet a bit similar subjects; organising events combating homophobia and racism in AEGEE. Recently,… Read more →

AEGEE-Debrecen’s first Human Library

Borrowing and having quality conversations with living books? Even though it sounds quite unrealistic this was exactly what AEGEE-Debrecen put into practice – presumably for the very first time ever – at the University of Debrecen. A short history of Human Libraries Having been invented for its visitors and also organised for the first time at the famous Danish Roskilde Festival… Read more →

Ready to run! Six Policy Officers and their Subjects

Fall Agora Budapest 2012 was the Agora of going back to the past. Returning to the exact location of the first Agora in Eastern Europe as we are dealing once again with resistance to European ideals. Debating on our identity in order to better understand ourselves. Launching new initiatives which will help AEGEE reclaim the prominent, strongly thematic place it… Read more →

Round Table on Social Inclusion – They called me NEET

Two weeks before the Agora I attended a Round Table organised by the European Youth Forum in the European Parliament, focused on the repercussion of youth unemployment for social inclusion. The high unemployment rates among the youth is not fresh news anymore; we have heard the figures so many times they do not scare us anymore. But I was shocked when the… Read more →