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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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More than two decades ago, the commencement of the Maastricht Treaty was a defining moment in European history and important step towards building the EU as we know it today. Yet, the 25th anniversary has been overshadowed by the EU’s wave of problems and a lack in European citizenship. It seems to be high time… » read more

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By: Desireé van Langen Today, on the 10th of October, it is mental health day. This years topic is “Young people and mental health in a changing world”. Around 20% of young people experience mental health issues. Therefore Mental Health is part of the Youth Goals (goal 5) and the EU Youth Strategy which aims… » read more

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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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#YouthDay #SafeSpaces4Youth International Youth Day 2018: Let’s create safe spaces By Desireé van Langen Today, on the 12th of August 2018, we celebrate International Youth Day. This year’s edition focuses on the importance of safe spaces. A safe space means an environment in which young people can be themselves. This includes for example feeling welcome… » read more

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