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Today is the Earth Overshoot Day, which means that by today we have used all the ecological resources the Earth is able to reproduce in one year. For the past 50 years, the Earth Overshoot Day has been moving closer almost every year. Last year, the Earth overshoot day was on the 1st of August,… » read more

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#erwg #equalrights #erwgisback #equalrightsnews #pride WHY PRIDE IS STILL IMPORTANT Pride means a lot of things to a lot of different people. For some, it’s a time to take to the streets, put on far too much glitter, and come together in celebration. For others, it represents a period of reflection; a period when we… » read more

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AEGEE welcomes that the Council of Europe will not implement the “contingency plan”, that would have stopped youth sector funding from its budget completely. At the same time we are sad and worried that this remained “plan A” until the end. Other sectors of the Council (CoE) would have suffered cuts between 6-30%, while the… » read more

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This week we are all called, as European citizens, to elect our next European Parliament. AEGEE has done a lot this year connected to the upcoming elections. We advocated for our generation to make a change and vote, we reached thousands of young people to help them understand better how the European Union works and… » read more

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Written by: Alejandra Piot – Communications & Internal Education Director of AEGEE-Europe Contributors: members of AEGEE from the different locals in Spain In the last years, we have witnessed how new parties have risen in Spain and got stronger day by day. The rise of populism and extreme right that we could appreciate in the… » read more

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By Antonia von Richthofen, Policy Officer, Equal Rights Working Group Celebrated since 1911, the 8th of March or International Women’s Day, is recognized worldwide, in some regions even as an official holiday. However today is so much more than just a reason to show gratitude to your mother, sister or friend.   Today we celebrate… » read more

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By: Jeroen Willemsen, Youth Development Working Group Graphic: Public Relations Committee of AEGEE-Europe We volunteer because it makes a difference. To celebrate the work of volunteers around the globe, the United Nations General Assembly mandated the International Volunteer Day (IVD) to be held each year on the 5th of December. A day on which we… » read more

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By Antonia von Richthofen, Policy Officer ERWG This Friday, November 9th, marks a special day, a strong reminder of how pressing certain political issues are still today: at the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism, we, as AEGEE-Europe, stand up together and raise our voices against all means of hate, fascism, racism, and sexism. United… » read more

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