Tag Archive for Ukraine

Switching perspectives! German-Ukrainian Youth Exchange “YOUrope: Exchanging hopes and challenges of EU participation”

AEGEE Kiev and AEGEE Heidelberg are cooperating to organise a German-Ukrainian Youth exchange on European awareness, participation, identity and vision for the future this autumn. They also presented it on stage during Autumn Agora Catania.    What does the European Union mean to you?  Asking this question, one will be given fundamentally different answers, depending on age, nationality, profession and… 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 →

SUmmer Story: Summertime Madness, Test Your UAdrenaline

Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you “how to discover Ukraine the great way”, also known as “Summertime Madness: Test Your UAdrenaline” by AEGEE-Kyiv. Imagine a rollercoaster with space for thirty people, a vertiginous two-week ride through the best spots of this young country, driven by locals dedicated to enhance this experience in every possible way without a single minute… Read more →

Christmas Around the Network

Have you ever noticed similarities between your country’s and other countries’ traditions for Christmas? There are many symbols attached to this holiday in Europe, and each country has kept its own identity and traditions, while enriching them with influences form various other sources. This diversity and richness prove the importance given by Europeans to the Christmas holiday. This year the AEGEEan… Read more →

Free Hugs for Ukraine – AEGEE-Dresden and Their Hugging Campaign

After officially being upgraded to AEGEE-Dresden, the local has become quite famous for their successful Buddy Programme, their recent Regional Training Course (RTC) and just now for their latest event under the motto “Free Hugs for Ukraine”. Jorge Sánchez Hernández, president of AEGEE-Dresden, spoke to The AEGEEan about this idea and how it was carried into effect. The reasons behind… Read more →

NWM Kharkiv – New Working Mission for Ukrainian locals

Around 25 participants were expected to come to one of the most important statutory events of the region – Autumn Network Meeting 2014. The NWM in Kharkiv was supposed to be already organized in Spring 2014, but due to the instable situation in that part of Ukraine, it was moved to Lviv, where members of AEGEE-Kyiv, AEGEE-Dnipropetrovsk and AEGEE-Lviv took active… Read more →

Local(s) of the Month of February: Ukranian locals

Since last november Ukraine has been in the spotlights because of the happenings in the country. Protests against the government led by former president Viktor Janukovich started in Maidan Nezalezhnosti, but soon spread all over the country. In Ukraine AEGEE is present with seven locals, namely AEGEE-Dnipropetrovsk, AEGEE-Kharkiv, AEGEE-Ivano-Frankivsk, AEGEE-Kyïv, AEGEE-Lviv, AEGEE-Odessa and AEGEE-Sevastopol. Most of their members were actively… Read more →

7 Highlights for the 7th Edition of the Charlemagne Youth Prize

As every year, the European Charlemagne Youth Prize (ECYP) took place in the city of Aachen, under its 7th edition. After Europe on Track’s major success last year, some AEGEE members gathered in Charlemagne’s city in order to know which project would be its successor. Youth unemployment, selfies, remarkable guests, journalism and the situation in Ukraine have just been some… Read more →