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AEGEE-Europe’s Newsletter – 4th March

Dear AEGEEans,

after closing an inspiring and productive European Boards’ Meeting in Valletta, we are now processing the results and you will find them in the next Newsletter.

Meanwhile, you can find in this edition updates about the Health4Youth Project, Summer Universities, and Europe on Track among others.

You also can find the possibility of winning a 500 Euros Amazon Voucher by filling in the trendence survey or find the university of your future with the Web2Present online courses.

Have a good reading!

Yours,
Comité Directeur

News from AEGEE

Application period for Summer Universities 2013 is opened

We are glad to announce that application period for Summer Universities is open and will be closed on 28th of April 2013. Deatails about individual SU’s you can find on SU page http://www.aegee.org/su

Find more information:
http://www.aegee.org/su

Europe on Track wins the National Youth competition in Spain

On 4th of March 2013, Comité Directeur received a call from the Spanish Youth Institute, part of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Spain, informing us that the Europe on Track project has been selected as Spanish Contester of the EU Charlemagne Youth Prize, and will be participating in the Charlemagne finals in Aachen with the other 26 national winners. Congratulations to all the people who have taken part in this project and let’s cross our fingers for the finals.

Watch Europe on Track Trailer:

Health 4 Youth kicks the project in the European Parliament

The H4Y project, which signed at Agora Budapest to become an AEGEE-Europe Project, officially kicked off on Tuesday 19th of February, with a Press Conference organised in the European Parliament.

You can see record of this press conference on this video:

EBM Valletta 2013

From 28th of February till 3rd of March, AEGEE-Valletta hosted AEGEE’s biggest thematic conference, the European Boards’ Meeting. Topic of EBM Valletta was Future of Europe, which included panel discussions on the topics “Impact of the Crisis on Young People” and “European Identity”, drafting recommendations and finalizing Action Agenda for 2013/2014. Outputs will be presented soon, so stay tuned!

You can watch the speech of Androulla Vassiliou – European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth, which was dedicated to the participants of EBM Valletta.

AEGEE Debate

AEGEE Debate is a project of International Politics Working Group (IPWG) has kicked off: AEGEE Debate has the aim of providing two-sided debates with educative and informative content which are beneficial for mutual understanding between people.

So far it started with the topic “Rich people should pay more taxes”. More debates will come, e.g. on the topic of ”Voting in European elections should be compulsory for European citizens.”

Find out more and join debate at:

http://www.zeus.aegee.org/debate/rich-people-should-pay-more-taxes/

The results of the first survey on Youth Participation are out!

After finishing the survey on Youth Participation, we know that many of you are looking forward to the answers. The results are very motivating for us and also draw a clear line on the path AEGEE members want to take regarding Youth Participation.

Interested? Then continue reading.

http://www.zeus.aegee.org/magazine/2013/02/24/the-results-of-the-first-survey-on-youth-participation-are-out/

Beyond AEGEE

TUNZA: Youth goes for Sustainability

The UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) TUNZA International Youth Conference took place 10th-14th February in Nairobi (Kenya), and it provided a platform for over 300 young people from 100 countries to come together to exchange information, best practices and most importantly, learn from each other.

Read more on AEGEE’s blog:

http://aegee.blogactiv.eu/2013/02/21/tunza-youth-goes-for-sustainability/

External Opportunities

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Land the career of your dreams with ESCP!

ESCP Europe, the world’s first business school (est. 1819), will host a free webinar about its unique double degree 1 year Master in European Business which takes place in two separate countries. The webinar, hosted by web2present, will take place on Tuesday March 5th @ 18.30 CET (recording will be available).

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Intercultural press trip to Mecklenburg

The Kreativsaison Mecklenburg project is looking for 6 young journalist from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands for an intercultural press trip to Mecklenburg.. The #balticdiscovery trip will take place May 3-8, 2013. You can find all further information on this picture:

SAP E-Learning Courses in Spain and Portugal

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