At a time when the idea of Europe is being questioned, we think it is important to ask its youth, what is their position and what are their expectations from the Europe of tomorrow. As a youth platform, we think it is fundamental to give voice to the young generation, in order to take their opinion, their realities and their wishes into account. AEGEE-Europe, in collaboration with its partner, Interrail, is launching the "Europe on Track" project. Along with our wish to build a stronger identity of our association, we are launching this project, which will enable us to capture young [...]
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AEGEE-Europe and European youth organisations make a stand for rights and freedom of speech in Russia
On the morning of Monday, September 24th, AEGEE-Europe, through its president Luis Alvarado Martínez, participated in a flashmob-like protest denouncing the violation of freedom of speech and youth rights in Russia, during the opening ceremony of the 9th Council of Europe Conference of Ministers responsible for Youth, in Saint Petersburg. Using the Pussy Riot masks as a symbol of these violations, around 20 youth representatives from International NGOs, including AEGEE, JEF, ESN and Obessu, together with delegates of several National Youth Councils, stood up in silence wearing masks when Peter Matjašič, the president of the European Youth Forum, was reading [...]
AEGEE-Europe’s new board of directors, the Comité Directeur 2012-2013, is determined to give a new direction to Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary students’ forum.
We, AEGEE members AND young people of Greece and Turkey aware of our past and history, recognising the differences and the common elements of our national identities, aspiring to a peaceful coexistence and cooperation of our countries in the future, hereby declare our awareness that between the two countries there are disputes; our strong belief that these disputes derive primarily from aggressive claims on sovereignty rights, prejudices that were spread throughout the peoples in the past, and the infringement of international treaties whenever it happens; our certainty that solutions to every dispute must be political and based on mutual respect, [...]