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By María Ballesteros Melero   “Peace requires everyone to be in the circle, each one to contribute to its wholeness, inclusion.” ~ I. Allende Today is the International #PeaceDay, and this year we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The role of youth in promoting peace is essential nowadays and… » read more

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From February 23rd till February 27th, AEGEE’s annual European Planning Meeting has taken place, this time in the beautiful city of Zagreb. The event consisted of two parts: a thematic conference on the topic of ‘Populism and Anti-European Agitation’ and an internal planning event, during which we discussed and developed our plans for the upcoming… » read more

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The Night of the Seven Antennae, the AEGEE-Europe project that connected the AEGEE locals in seven different European cities in April 2015, has been selected as national winner of the Charlemagne Youth Prize 2016 in Bulgaria, represented by AEGEE-Sofia. The Bulgarian jury, formed by the Members of the European Parliament Eva Paunova (EPP), Svetoslav Malinov… » read more

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MY-WAY, the two-year project which set out to improve the startup ecosystem for students in Europe, just released a research study based on its recent online survey for young adults and on face-to-face interviews with student support centres. The survey and interviews were implemented to identify the needs and capabilities of the student networks and… » read more

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March 1, 2015: Riigikogu (Estonian Parliament) Elections At the end of February AEGEE-Europe deployed 22 observers to Tallinn in order to cover the thirteenth parliamentary election of the republic of Estonia. The mission’s primary aim was to observe the elections and give a general assessment. In pairs of two, the observers visited over 60 polling… » read more

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On the weekend of the 30th of November AEGEE-Europe deployed 22 young observers to the parliamentary elections in Moldova. In pairs of two the observers visited around 50 polling stations, that were spread out across different neighborhoods of Chisinau. During all stages of election day (opening, voting, closing and counting) no major irregularities were observed.… » read more

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On 12th of October 2014, 17 student members of AEGEE-Europe from 7 different countries were observing the general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Country is divided into two different entities, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) and Republika Srpska (RS), of which both were visited. The observers, in teams of two, visited 45 rural and… » read more

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An election observation mission by AEGEE-Europe was present at the Scottish Independence Referendum held on the 18th of September 2014. Setting its main focus on the representation of the youth in Europe, the mission had as its goal to enhance democracy by ensuring the transparency of the voting process and the compliance with international voting… » read more

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