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Inclusive Mobility Alliance – Press Release

  Press Release Inclusive Mobility Alliance puts forth recommendations for a more inclusive Erasmus programme   The Inclusive Mobility Alliance has been officially launched on the 22nd of January 2019 at the European Parliament. Gathering more than 20 organisations with expertise in Disability, Youth and Higher Education, the Alliance aims at making Erasmus+ more inclusive. Students and young people taking part in Erasmus+ mobilities represent respectively approx. 0.17% and 2.8% of all beneficiaries. These low figures have been stagnating for the past 10 years and are the main reasons behind the creation of the Inclusive Mobility Alliance. Based on the United Nation Convention on the [...]

Inclusive Mobility Alliance – Press Release2019-02-14T14:47:29+00:00

SMASH – Structural Measures Against Sexual Harassment: AEGEE steps up its efforts against sexual harassment!

Starting from Autumn 2017, AEGEE / European Students’ Forum has been raising awareness and tackling the problem of sexual harassment and consent inside our organisation. In 2019, and thanks to the support of the European Youth Foundation (Council of Europe), AEGEE is launching a project titled S.M.A.S.H.: Structural Measures Against Sexual Harassment. During this project, AEGEE will be able to further increase its expertise and enlarge the pool of members who are trained to prevent, detect and react to cases of sexual harassment (named Safe Persons). The aim of SMASH is to create a sustainable system to prevent and tackle [...]

SMASH – Structural Measures Against Sexual Harassment: AEGEE steps up its efforts against sexual harassment!2019-01-21T16:18:39+00:00

My Europe, My Say! Putting young people at the heart of the debate

My Europe, My Say is a European project, implemented by a consortium led by the World Organisation of the Scout Movement- Bureau Européen du Scoutisme (WOSM). The consortium includes AEGEE-Europe and 48 independent youth organisations members of these two networks across Europe, and covers 30 countries. The project encompasses various aspects, all the way from capacity building tracks to large scale youth exchange events to interactive spaces of dialogue between young people and decision makers. My Europe, My Say will be: Strengthening the capacities of youth organisations to offer activities which enhance youth participation, civic competences and political awareness and [...]

My Europe, My Say! Putting young people at the heart of the debate2018-12-12T10:16:53+00:00

Why European Parliament – The results

The European Parliament and other institutions within the European Union are important, but for many not easy to understand. In our efforts to reach and educate young people about the functioning of the European Parliament, we have reached over 20.000 people monthly, and increased knowledge on the European Parliament and the elections in 2019 significantly. […]

Why European Parliament – The results2018-11-26T13:12:00+00:00

Position paper on Intersectionality and Policy-making

Intersectionality and Policy-making  For an intersectional approach to youth policy and anti-discrimination law  Written by Juliette Beaulaton Introduction  AEGEE (Association des Etats Généraux des Etudiants de l’Europe/European Students’ Forum) was created in 1985 with the vision of creating a unified Europe, based on democracy and a respect for human rights, by bringing together students with different cultural backgrounds. Today, AEGEE / European Students’ Forum is a non-governmental, politically independent, and non-profit student organization, which has around 13,000 members from 160 cities and 40 countries all over Europe. We strive for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically [...]

Position paper on Intersectionality and Policy-making2018-10-25T15:30:48+00:00

Y Vote

Y Vote is a European-wide campaign designed to encourage young people in Europe to make informed choices at the European Parliament elections. The project believes, that youngster need to receive better information regarding the European elections, European institutions and the European Union in general to become active citizens. Therefore, conventions and local actions for AEGEEans and young citizens will be organised in the course of one year and a voting guide will be developed to help voters find out how to vote in their country. […]

Y Vote2018-08-19T17:29:13+00:00

Summer University

The Summer University Project was born in 1988 with the intention of promoting European integration, and it is currently the biggest project in AEGEE which involves more than 2000 young people every year. Summer Universities are events that take place during the summer in most of the cities where AEGEE is present, for a period of one to four weeks. Understanding and exploring the multicultural dimension of the European continent, tasting its diversity, removing national borders, fighting for tolerance and becoming open- minded citizens are only some of the reasons why twenty to fifty young [...]

Summer University2018-08-19T17:29:22+00:00

Europe on Track

Europe on Track (EoT) has taken place in 2012, 2014 and every year since 2016. In each edition, selected ambassadors have travelled across Europe by train with the support of InterRail to capture young people‘s vision on the future of Europe through photos, videos and interviews. In this year’s edition, twenty local events and more than one hundred interviews were conducted on sustainable development. […]

Europe on Track2018-08-19T17:29:31+00:00