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AEGEE / European Students’ Forum expresses solidarity with Armenian young people defending their fundamental rights

From June 19 AEGEE has attentively followed the recent stand-off and major public discontent over the increase of the electricity price in Armenia. AEGEE strongly condemns excessive use of force by the Police aimed at dispersing the crowd on the morning of June 23, resulting in arrest of more than 250 civic activists. We are, furthermore, extremely troubled with the use of force against journalists and representatives of different international media channels. The freedom of assembly and freedom of speech are fundamental democratic values which shall be respected and accordingly not restricted. Simultaneously, AEGEE expresses its support and solidarity to representatives [...]

AEGEE / European Students’ Forum expresses solidarity with Armenian young people defending their fundamental rights2015-08-03T10:00:04+02:00

Reaction to Statement on Policy Orientation for a Social Europe

On Tuesday 9th June, the commissioner on Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labor Mobility Marianne Thyssen released a statement on policy orientation for a Social Europe pointing out the willingness of the European Commission on “taking the social dimension on board of all its policies”. Marianne Thyssen This willingness is encompassed with the intention of establishing “minimum standards, expressed in benchmarks” covering aspects such as the duration and level of unemployment benefits, minimum income or access to child care or basic health care. AEGEE-Europe as a student organization that is aware of the critical situation that many young [...]

Reaction to Statement on Policy Orientation for a Social Europe2015-08-03T10:02:02+02:00

European Parliament Conference of Presidents (EP president and political group leaders) with Chair of the EU High Level Group on Own Resources

On Thursday 8 January a European Parliament Conference of Presidents took place. It was chaired by the EU High Level Group on Own Resources lead by Mario Monti. The report on EU’s Own Resources that was published last month was presented under the idea of reforming the EU funding system. AEGEE / European Students’ Forum has been monitoring the developments on the area of own financing of the European Union with special interest, predicting it as one of the most important challenges that the European institutions have to face with. As members of the organization European Movement, AEGEE welcomes the [...]

European Parliament Conference of Presidents (EP president and political group leaders) with Chair of the EU High Level Group on Own Resources2015-08-03T10:19:33+02:00
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