How one person single-handedly created a Swedish local: The story of Jelmer as the founder of AEGEE-Stockholm!

How one person single-handedly created a Swedish local: The story of Jelmer  as the founder of AEGEE-Stockholm!

The year is 2017. Summer is still in the air and I will soon be moving to Stockholm. AEGEE-less Stockholm, that is. The wild ideas of founding an AEGEE local in my new city were plenty and so was the alcohol that gave rise to this idea. After actually moving to Stockholm and settling in my new home I went to agora Catania. I guess you could say I missed … Read more

Agora Krakow 2018: the full story

Agora Krakow 2018: the full story

Last April, the Spring Agora took place in the charming city of Krakow. The Agora is the General Members Assembly of AEGEE-Europe during which about 850 members from all locals across  Europe gather in one city to debate on thematic topics, discuss in which direction AEGEE should head and party like there’s no tomorrow. This was my third Agora in a row and well, it was as intense as it … Read more

EPM Yerevan, through the eyes of the content manager

EPM Yerevan, through the eyes of the content manager

Had anyone told me in summer 2017 that I would become Content Manager of the European Planning Meeting – a high-profile annual event in AEGEE where crucial topics are discussed and new objectives for the whole network are set out – I would have only smiled. Same would I have done if someone had told me that my first trip abroad in 2018 would be to Armenia. I never particularly … Read more

It’s time to get to know AEGEE-Europe: The Equal Rights Working Group

It’s time to get to know AEGEE-Europe: The Equal Rights Working Group

AEGEE is an international youth organization that embraces differences, we can agree on that. However, despite the numerous fights for the recognition and celebration of those differences such as nationality, gender, sex, sexual orientation, religion, etc., discrimination is still part of our organization. AEGEE has the potential and also the duty to do something against this. That is why the current Strategic Plan includes Equal Rights among the four Focus … Read more