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Position paper on the violent protests in Chemnitz.

After the fatal death of a 35 years old man in the night of August 25th in Chemnitz, far-right demonstrations have unsettled the eastern German town on Monday August 27th, with approximately 6,000 upset and partly violent protesters. This is was due to the arrest of two Syrian and Iraqi men, who are accused to have stabbed the man. Hundreds of identifiable neo-Nazis  but also several thousand ordinary citizen of the region seemingly joined forces in order to oppose the current political system and the measures chancellor Merkel took to solve the so called migration crisis in 2015 while also mourning the loss of one of their fellow citizens.

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Review: Discrimination0

Remember Discrimination0? One of the most amazing projects of AEGEE-Dresden that ended last November?

The AEGEEan just released an article titled Discrimination0: a Successful Cooperation between AEGEE-Dresden, AEGEE-Lviv and AEGEE-Moskva about it. Find out some more interesting detail about our exchange in it!

Once again we want to thank foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future (EVZ), the Federal Foreign Office and the Robert Bosch Stiftung for making this project possible!

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Do it again, again, again: Develop Yourself!

For the fourth time already AEGEE-Dresden has organized “Develop Yourself”, an international self-development training course for young Europeans. When all participants met for the first time, we were not sure what to expect from the following four days and how they are going to change or influence us.
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European Voluntary Service: We got accredited by the European Commission

We are happy to announce that AEGEE-Dresden e.V. has been accredited as European Voluntary Service (EVS) host and EVS sending organization by the European Commission a few days ago. By this we successfully joined a group of only 5.000 other accredited organizations all over Europe.

EVS has had a major impact on the lives of many thousands of young people over the past 20 years. More than 100.000 young people between 17 and 30 took part in this EU programme, developing skills and competences by contributing to the work of an organisation. EVS is funded by the Erasmus+-Programme of the European Union.

Our accreditation lasts till the end of the Erasmus+ Youth in Action programme in 2020 and empowers us to e.g. host EVS volunteers. During their stay in Dresden of up to twelve months the volunteers can learn lots of skills and improve themselves while working on AEGEE.

The online magazine AEGEE Golden Times published an interview with Jan Philipp Rauprich, former president of AEGEE-Dresden, about the reasons for applying, the long application process to become EVS-accredited, and the plans and ideas we have for the first volunteer.

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Did you know the AEGEE Christmas Postcrossing?

Do you like sending and receiving postcards before Christmas? Then you should have a look at our AEGEE Christmas Postcrossing project and participate next year. AEGEE-Warszawa just organized this initiative for the fifth time! It’s easy, you sign up and get the name and address of another person who signed up as well whom you will send a card, while another participant sends a card to you! Hundreds of AEGEEans take part every year, thanks to the project organizers!

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1 Summer, 2.181 Awesome Experiences (Update)

Where have you been this summer? Hopefully, you were among the 2.818 AEGEEans that traveled through Europe and attended one of the Summer University organized by 101 AEGEE locals this year.

As every year, you had the possibility to go to many locations like A Coruna, Aachen, Adana, Agrigento, Alicante, Amsterdam, Athina, Athina, Bakı, Bakı, Bamberg, Barcelona, Beograd, Berlin, Bilbao, Bratislava, Brescia, Brno, Bucureşti, Budapest, Burgos, Cagliari, Çanakkale, Castelló, Catania, Chişinău, Cluj-Napoca, Cosenza, Cosenza, Delft, Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Eskişehir, Firenze, Gdańsk, Genova, Gliwice, Groningen, Heidelberg, Helsinki, Ioannina, Istanbul, Izmir, Katowice, Köln, Kragujevac, Kraków, Kyïv, Las Palmas, Leiden, León, Leuven, Ljubljana, Lviv, Maastricht, Madrid, Mağusa, Maribor,...

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Applications open: Autumn Agora Chişinău 2016

We are happy to announce that the applications for our second general assembly of 2016, the Autumn Agora 2016, are now open. The Agora will happen in Chişinău this time and will take place from 12th till 16th October 2016.

The application system will close on 14th August, so please make sure to apply on time.

You can find some more info about the organizers from AEGEE-Chişinău and their plans about the Agora in this article of the AEGEE magazine Golden Times.

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urbanite.net: Buddys über alle Grenzen

Die TU Dresden arbeitet zur Zeit mit rund 150 Hochschulen aus über 60 Staaten zusammen und kooperiert mit vielen internationalen Partneruniversitäten. Diese stehen den Studenten für Auslandsaufenthalte zur Verfügung. Oft werden die zahlreichen Vorteile betont, […diesen…] stehen jedoch auch einige Ängste gegenüber. Die Angst vor Heimweh, vor der neuen Sprache und davor, erst mal auf sich allein gestellt zu sein. Man war doch gerade froh gewesen, das eigene Unisystem verstanden zu haben, wie soll man das jetzt auch noch in einer neuen Stadt und in einem neuen Land schaffen? […]
Die internationale Studienorganisation AEGEE kümmert sich deshalb darum, euch solche Ängste zu nehmen.

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Süddeutsche Zeitung berichtet über unsere internationalen Wahlbeobachter

Du möchtest ein demokratisches aktiv Europa mitgestalten? Mit AEGEE kannst Du das: mit dem Election Observation Project, dem Wahlbeobachtungprojekt von AEGEE. Wir sind nämlich die einzige Jugendorganisation, die von der Organisation für Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit in Europa (OSZE/OSCE) für Wahlbeobachtungsmissionen zugelassen ist. Abgeschlossene Beobachtungsmissionen haben wir zum Beispiel bei den jeweils letzten Parlamentswahlen in Spanien, Großbritannien, Finnland, Estland, Moldawien und Bosnien vorzuweisen.

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Are you ready for the SUmmer of your life?

Are you curious about the AEGEE Summer Universities of 2016? AEGEE Golden Times asked the antennae that organised the ten highest-rated SUs in 2015 about their plans for this year. Read here what they offer you this year. And have a look at the full list of the more than 70 SUs of 2016.

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