Dear AEGEEans! Here is the bi-weekly newsletter of AEGEE-Europe, full of news, opportunities and AEGEE Spirit!


Dear AEGEEans, it's a pleasure to introduce you to AEGEE Discounts: the platform for discounts for AEGEEans!

Did you forget the link to the FlixBus discounts? You want to ship something but don't know the discount code for Eurosender? Just go to MyAEGEE and enjoy all the discounts that are for AEGEEans!


Open Call For Members Of Sustainability Committee!

The Sustainability Committee is looking for motivated members to join our team!

Especially we are in the search for designers/helpers with the visuals. This could be a temporary position as well. If you are interested in that position please send us an email at [log in to unmask] with some visuals that you've already created.

General members are also welcome. Don't be shy, now you have enough time!

You can apply here


ECWG Webinar On The Impact Of COVID-19 On Youth Mobility

Join this webinar to discover more about the Impact of COVID-19 on youth mobility and the Conference on the Future of Europe! ⁣Share your thoughts and ask questions to the speakers in the day before the event and ⁣⁣attend it live or watch it once published! The link to join the webinar will be available on the Facebook page of the European Citizenship Working Group 30 minutes before the event!

Guest speakers:

  • Silja Markkula (European Youth Forum)
  • Brando Benifei (Member of the European Parliament)
  • Hannah Sattlecker (EU Youth Delegate)

See you on the 3rd of April at 18:00 CEST!


Civic Education News 

  • Disinformation is always harmful to society. However, in times like these when the correct information is vital, disinformation can seriously harm efforts to contain the pandemic. For this reason, the European Parliament shared some answers and tips on what you as an individual can do to stop the spread of disinformation and get better informed yourself. Read more here.
  • Education has always been needed for safeguarding European values like democracy, the rule of law and equality. As traditional methods, contents and roles of education are becoming more and more obsolete, there is an urgent need to rethink education in the digital age. Read more here about the strengths and weaknesses of educating people in the digital age.
  • Are you interested in learning about media literacy? "The Key to Media Literacy", a new online self-learning course by the Council of Europe is now available. Read more here on how to access it.

Environmental Sustainability News 

  • The EU’s circular economy action plan was revealed in March. One of its goals is to target so far unaddressed waste materials like textiles. Another measure on the agenda of the action plan is the “right to repair” for consumers. The EU sees these measures not only as necessary to fight climate change but also to boost the economy. Currently, in the EU only 12% of materials are recycled and are re-entering the economy. Read more here.
  • The heads of states of the EU countries called on the Commission to prepare a comprehensive COVID-19 recovery plan, which should also include digital and sustainability-related aspects. Read more here.
  • Watch this video to learn what the EU climate law is, how it works and what its shortcomings are!
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Check their website here and book accommodation with them through that link to get a special discount!  

AEGEE / European Students' Forum has signed another partnership! This time with A&O HOTELS and HOSTELS! a&o is the largest hostel chain in Europe. A new take on the famed accommodation has created a perfect environment for both short and long-term relocations for students and young professionals.  Stay with like-minded people as part of AEGEE’s membership, with a 10% discount on all our locations, including Europe’s top cities Amsterdam, Berlin & Venice. Contact us to get your discount code at  [log in to unmask] 

Are you a group bigger than 9 persons from AEGEE? Tell them that you are part of our organization and you will get great discounts! 

We would like to introduce you to the newest partner of AEGEE-Europe:!

We've partnered up with to offer AEGEEans an automatic Genius update when booking short-term accommodation (hotel, hostels and private housing as well)! The Genius status grants you 10% discount in all the "Genius" marked locations in, and also some other perks ranging from a free snack or cocktail on arrival, to free shuttles to the airport.

Simply go to the link and sign up with your email!
Catchbox — The World’s First Throwable Microphone provided AEGEE-Europe with 4 catchboxes!

AEGEE-Europe already successfully tested them out in 7 different conferences/big events. Catchbox is great to efficiently interact with your audience, by throwing the microphones. If you would like to lend one for your conference/big event, contact [log in to unmask] asking at least 1 month in advance! 
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