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             Dear Network,
It is our pleasure to present the latest edition of AEGEE-Europe's
Newsletter, in which you can find many information and opportunities, so
don't miss them out!

Your Comité Directeur 2012-2014
           News from AEGEE
AEGEE's reaction to Mc Kinsey report, highlighting some of the problems
behind youth unemployement
“In Europe, 74% of education providers were confident that their graduates
were prepared for work, but only 38% of youth and 35% of employers agreed”
states the Mc Kinsey report, which was released mid-January 2014. This
statement, based on a meticulous research carried out toward 5,300 youth,
2,600 employers, and 700 post-secondary education providers across 8
countries, brings to light the difference of perspectives and the lack of
clear understanding among Education providers on the reality of the
situation for young people willing to enter the job market.

Read more on :
http://aegee.blogactiv.eu/2014/02/26/mc-kinsey-report-highlights-problems-youth-unemployment/
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     The AEGEEan Section
Peppe Colicchia Member of the month
Peppe Colicchia, the current speaker of the Information Technology
Committee, has been a member of AEGEE-Pisa for two years already, even
though now he’s back in Sicily, where he comes from.

Read more about this amazing member
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=9f51c172a2&e=397c57f6c2>
!
   The Eastern Partnership Project prepares for a second edition
The Eastern Partnership Project concluded last November in Autumn Agora
Zaragoza, where their results were presented. But that does not mean it is
over. The latest developments in the countries of the Eastern Partnership,
and especially the EaP Summit in Vilnius, have shown that there is still a
lot of work to do, and so The AEGEEan has spoken to Adrian Browarczyk
(AEGEE-Poznan), Project Manager of the new Eastern Partnership Project,
about their future plans.

Read the whole interview
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=6836688ca8&e=397c57f6c2>
!
     Beyond AEGEE
European Youth Forum's Newsletter
Are you interested in youth issues ? Do you want to know more about what is
done for the young in Europe ?

Then don't miss out the European Youth Forum Newsletter
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=1561a64fc7&e=397c57f6c2>
 !
   Directory General for Education & Culture's Newsletter
Wanna know more about what the European Commission does for Culture and
Education? Read the DG for Education & Culture's newsletter!

You can find it
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=cf5a2557a1&e=397c57f6c2>
!
   European Civic Forum's Newsletter
Wanna know more about what is done for the civic society on the European
level?

Then read the European Civic Forum's newsletter
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=a93425848d&e=397c57f6c2>
!
     External Opportunities
UNAOC-EF Summer School in New York
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First
(EF) will co-organize their UNAOC-EF Summer School for the second
consecutive year. This summer, 75 youth leaders from all over the world
will be invited to engage in dialogue across borders, build critical skills
for global citizenship and strengthen the ability to achieve lasting
positive social change.

If you want to know more about this great opportunity and to apply, visit
the event's website !
http://oua.be/1fk0<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=a23521a5c3&e=397c57f6c2>
   Comic strip competition on “Democracy and Human Rights at School”
Participate in the selection of the best entries by voting online for your
favourites!

A comic strip competition on the theme “Democracy and human rights at
school” was initiated by the Council of Europe in December 2013 within the
framework of the EU/CoE Pilot Projects Scheme “ Human Rights and Democracy
in Action”.

More than 320 comic strip proposals were received. A selection board has
shortlisted 34 comic strip entries which can be found by clicking on the
following link:
http://oua.be/1fjz<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=de1aa54f82&e=397c57f6c2>


   Plural + Youth Video Festival
New York, NY (February 13, 2014)-- The United Nations Alliance of
Civilizations (UNAOC<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=d44623d068&e=397c57f6c2>)
and the International Organization for Migration
(IOM<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=3fbab5bdb2&e=397c57f6c2>)
 invite YOU to submit original and creative videos focusing on PLURAL+
themes: Migration, Diversity and Social inclusion.

So don't hesitate to show your creativity, and learn more about this
opportunity !

Here you can find more information :
http://oua.be/1fjy<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=93a89fa7ff&e=397c57f6c2>
   Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition
The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an international program
launched by The Goi Peace Foundation, Stiftung Entrepreneurship (Berlin)
and UNESCO.

The competition provides a global platform for young entrepreneurs who
aspire to create positive change in their communities.

Don't miss this opportunity and find out more here
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!

   Nantes Creative Generations European youth initiative Forum
Together with local associations, the City of Nantes and Nantes Metropole
are organizing on 22-25 October 2014 the next edition of Nantes Creative
Generations European youth initiative Forum.

During 3 days in Nantes, young people involved in innovative projects
designed to strengthen the no­tion of citizenship, of «living together» are
invited to present initiatives, debate, share experiences, improve skills
and take part in cultural events. As well as showcasing their own projects,
participants will learn from peers across Europe and gain better
understanding of the European dimension of local projects.

Transport, accommodation and food costs of participants are covered by
Nantes Métropole (Maximum 2 participants per project).

Applications must be submitted by *31st May*. You'll find more information
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=9ca5edca88&e=397c57f6c2>
.

Don't miss this opportunity!
   Join Model United Nations in Barcelona!
The United Nations Association of Spain (UNA-Spain) would like to invite
you to the 9th edition of C’MUN, the Model United Nations (MUN) that will
take place in Barcelona from the 29th of April to the 2nd of May. During
the three days of debates, delegates will work together to find solutions
to international challenges, acquire new knowledge and skills, develop
public speaking, and build relationships that cross borders of background,
cultures and nationalities. For more info, including this year’s topics of
debate, check out the C’MUN website:

http://www.anue.org/es/content/cmun-2014<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=edbe6f5042&e=397c57f6c2>
   Call for experts-authors for the elaboration of two online publications
In the frame of its work on recognition of youth work and non-formal
learning/education, the EU-CoE youth partnership publishes a Call for
experts-authors for the elaboration of two [online] publications:

1/ a “Mapping of existing tools and good examples of practices at European
and national level” and
2 /a “Compendium of testimonies and stories on the impact of youth work and
non-formal learning/education”.

The deadline to apply is 20th of March 2014 using the form for expression
of interest.

Take this opportunity and find more information
here<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=2b11083e8c&e=397c57f6c2>
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   How can we create an open and inclusive European society? Win 2500 Euros!
Doc Next Network<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=11816595e7&e=397c57f6c2>
is
calling on media makers, social activists and critical thinkers: take a
stand and share your views on Radical Democracy for Europe on video!

How can we create an open and inclusive European society?

Submit your media works to our video challenge and win 2500 Euros! Deadline
for entries is April 13th.

Read up here <http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=5e360d6026&e=397c57f6c2>on
all the details!
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 Upcoming
Events
*Repeatable content blocks: Lost in the mountains? Call the
Superaege(h)ers!*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=3f0cedb1f1&e=397c57f6c2>
*Šumava, Czech Republic April 4 - 6*

Are you tired of hiding your superhero identity? AEGEE München gets all the
superheroes together in one cottage for an intense weekend in no ones land,
the mountains between Germany and the Czech Rep. A magical place where we
share our superpowers and superknowledge. Do you accept the challenge?
  *NWM Cluj-Napoca: Discover, Imagine,
Create*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=1b82c82253&e=397c57f6c2>
*Cluj-Napoca, Romania April 10 - 13*

Do you want to understand the outcome of the EBM and to be perfect prepared
for the Agora in Patra? Maybe all these sounds boring but maybe you haven’t
imagine yourself having workshop in an awesome chalet of the mountains of
Cluj-Napoca, the European Youth Capital of 2015. Your capital!
  *Olimpia Agora*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=f411a67a85&e=397c57f6c2>
*Çanakkale,
Turkey*
*April 25 - 30*

IN SHORT:Are you ready to join 5 days sport,discover new
ideas,workshops,parties and meet Turkish cultere before you rush to the
AGORA PATRA 2014 you should come to Çanakkale.
  *The Lord of the Wine: The Return of
Dionysus*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=b81f4c9307&e=397c57f6c2>
*Thessaloniki, Greece April 25 - 30*

It’s true! The Agora returns to where it started from… Greece! Shouldn’t
you first make a stop though before arriving there?
  *Pre-event for Agora Patra: haLaLalathy with
AEGEE-Skopje*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=f24a6f2e0e&e=397c57f6c2>
*Skopje, FYROM April 26 - 30*

If you still don't know how to haLALAlthy, then this is your chance! Aegee
Skopje will make sure that you are all ready and set for Agora Patra. Let's
enjoy spring together and haLALAlthy all the way...
  External Events
*EuroCity Training Course
<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=2e7651f484&e=397c57f6c2>*

*29 April - 6 May 2014*
*ADRASAN, TURKEY* The EuroCity is a training course which addresses;
Citizenship, Active participation, Youth Policy/Youth Work, Human rights,
Globalization. Training course will be implemented in a simulation which
will be going on during the course.

  *Next Stop: To vote or not to vote
?*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=f1474d8163&e=397c57f6c2>
*23
- 27 April 2014*
*BRUSSELS, BELGIUM*

As the European and national elections in various Member States approach,
we take the opportunity to organise a seminar to look at the electoral
participation of the young people through researchs, the share of practices
and the stimulation of cooperation.
  *Step In! : Help Youngsters Come out of Their Shell and Step into
Action*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=0a97a6d5b6&e=397c57f6c2>
*28
April - 3 May 2014*
*ITALY*

Do you find it challenging to activate young people to develop their own
projects? Are you looking for effective approaches how to make them be part
of at least one full project cycle in your organisation and take
responsibility? This TC is for you!
  *EuroMed Spring Workshop for Youth Exchanges and Youth
Participation*<http://aegee.us7.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=7a170c64e0d3990f3f6629d21&id=0d5fd0580a&e=397c57f6c2>
*19
- 23 May 2014*
*KOTKA, FINLAND*

The EuroMed Spring Workshop focus on learning good practices in planning
and implementing good quality youth exchanges in Erasmus+ and EuroMed
Programmes. The participants learn about the importance of youth
participation and find partners for projects.





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