Key to Europe

Archives for Opinion / Position

During San Fermin 2016 celebrations in Pamplona (Spain), 5 men forced one 18-year-old woman to have sex with them in the entrance hall of a residential building. Moreover, the 5 men recorded the sexual intercourse in video and after this they stole her phone so she could not communicate. The five men were accused of… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

By Juliette Beaulaton and Cristina Cumbreño Feminicide, domestic violence, sexual and economic exploitation, assault, harassment, rape, mutilation, forced marriage… The reality of violence against women and girls is multiform and occurs continuously and systematically in our society. It remains one of the most serious and widespread form of human rights violations. Gender inequality and discrimination… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

AEGEE strives for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe, which is socially, economically and politically integrated, and values the participation of young people in its construction and development. The recent political developments in Poland are concerning us as young Europeans because they are a threat to the Europe we strive for. Democracy is a core… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

European civil society calls for action from the Council of Europe to closely monitor the developments of the state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Turkey.   The bill explained below, proposed by the ruling party in Turkey (AKP), has been one in the line of many recent developments that give… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

In the beginning of May, celebrations of Europe Day took place across the continent. Commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration provided an opportunity for Europe to reflect on all the strides that have been made in terms of cooperation and integration. While it cannot be disputed that significant progress has been made, it… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

AEGEE-Europe has always been advocating for the right of free movement in Europe. With a strong belief in a unified, diverse and borderless Europe, AEGEE has been among the first Pan-European associations promoting Youth Mobility as the core action to empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. Thus,… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

The recent terrorist attacks on the cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo and the hostage taking in the Jewish supermarket just outside of Paris have caused a major disturbance in European Union’s security policies. AEGEE-Europe acknowledges the grave and deep impact of these events, but would like to express its concern with recent developments around the heightened… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe

Today the European Commission’s president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker announced his “winning team”, a commission in which portfolios are given “to people, not to countries”. AEGEE / European Students’ Forum sees some good developments in the attention given to Citizenship, Mobility and Employment, but has concerns about Education being overshadowed,the total absence of mentioning Non-Formal Education for… » read more

Posted by Communications AEGEE-Europe