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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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By Viola Bianchetti. AEGEE-Europe regrets to witness the possible shut down of gender studies programs in Hungary, an attack to the right to free education and even to the freedom of expression. AEGEE-Europe stands for the liberty of each individual to pursue their education following their interests and passion, and to develop their personality at… » read more

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AEGEE-Europe is deeply concerned by the attempt to further restrict the grounds for legal abortion in Poland. The Polish Parliament is debating a draft bill that would limit the already restricted grounds on which women can access a legal abortion by banning abortion in situations where there is a severe foetal anomaly. Because of the… » read more

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      by Juliette Beaulaton Four years have passed since the first official celebration of the Zero Discrimination Day. Created in 2013 by UNAIDS, the UN program on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), this day celebrates the right of everyone to be free from discrimination.   Because of social… » read more

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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

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Today JEF Europe and AEGEE-Europe sent an open letter to President Tusk and European Commissioner Navracsics, calling on them to apply immediate pressure on the Hungarian government for the withdrawal of its new regulations, threatening the very existence of the Central European University (CEU). European institutions have to uphold the values on which our Union… » read more

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