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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

Eastern Partnership

AEGEE Eastern Partnership Project 2016 – 2018 is an undertaking created out of commitment of young Europeans who understand the importance of youth initiative. We recognise the necessity to provide young leaders, activists and entrepreneurs with opportunities to experience the advantages of work in an international environment; to encounter cultural diversity and to establish a relationship of friendship and mutual respect among themselves. […]

Eastern Partnership2018-08-18T19:05:20+00:00

30 Years of Summer University

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of AEGEE’s longest running project – Summer Universities! On this occasion AEGEE takes a look back at its history and looks forward to the future of SUs. Throughout the summer season, celebrations happen all around the network. The new Summer Events pilot ‘Summer Breaks’ is introduced and teams of adventurers travel across the network to capture insights of different SUs. The project’s core team is supported by many assistants and adventurers. Together, they create workshops, audiovisual materials and an anniversary booklet. […]

30 Years of Summer University2018-08-19T17:28:48+00:00

AEGEE Election Observation

The AEGEE Election Observation Project (AEO) provides youth’s perspective on elections. This is achieved by training and deploying young people (18-30) on observation missions to parliamentary elections across Europe. Mission reports focus on the challenges young people face as voters, candidates, and generally as actors in the electoral process. AEGEE Election Observation Missions are open to AEGEE members and non-members alike. Since 2014, nearly 500 observers have been deployed on 20 missions to 14 countries. […]

AEGEE Election Observation2018-08-18T19:08:08+00:00