Spring Agora București 2019: It was up to us

From the 8th of May to the 13th of May, the Spring Agora București took place in the beautiful city of București. At this Agora – which is the bi-yearly General Assembly of AEGEE-Europe – a lot of important topics were discussed for the future of our association and there were elections for several vacant positions. And of course what should not be left out of an Agora, are fantastic … Read more

An AEGEE-Europe project: Y Vote

AEGEE’s mission is to empower students and young people in Europe to play an active role in society. It creates a space for dialogue and learning opportunities and strengthens mutual understanding amongst young people in Europe and beyond. As the AEGEE-Europe project for the European elections, Y Vote premiered in 2009, had a re-run in 2014 and is currently in its third edition. Y Vote targets especially first- and second-time … Read more

Agora Istanbul – and a cup of tea, please

At the moment I am writing this lovely piece, it is raining cats and dogs. Luckily, the (meteorological) spring is around the corner, as well as the Spring Agora! This seemed to me the perfect moment to look back at the Agora earlier this year – you would almost have forgotten about it – the Autumn Agora in Istanbul, held from 2 till the 7th of October 2018. For the … Read more

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

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