The Pan-European Pen

Looking for European Chutzpah

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Israel European Union

  “The only natural resource we discovered is the human potential. Israel is an example where the people enriched the land more than the land enriched the people.”                – President Shimon Peres, from his EU parliament speech   In their book “Start-up Nation: The story of Israel’s economic miracle”, authors Dan Senor and Saul Singer describe  why and how […]

Elections 2014

JEF Belgium election activities

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[ENGLISH] JEF Belgium proudly presents two of their elections activities: “De Schoonmoeder aller Verkiezingen!” – literally translated “The Mother-in-law of all Elections” for the Dutch speaking people and “Europinion 2014” for the French speaking people. As you might have heard already, we as Belgians, Flemings, Walloons, Brusselians, and Europeans will elect a new parliament on May 25 2014. Because we as […]

Positively Popular

NOT Welcomed

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Once Upon A Time… Starting January 1st, 2014 the UK fully liberalized the working restrictions for Bulgarians and Romanians. Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in 2007. Since then, they have been able to work in the UK under certain circumstances: employees had to apply for a “registration certificate”, but these restrictions have been lifted. Approximately 10, 000 arrivals […]

Erasmus 25

The Erasmus adventure

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“Are you one of the almost 3 million people who had the chance to have a study period abroad? Did you know that the first Erasmus program was launched on the 15th June 1987? This achievement shows how common projects make common dreams come true. When citizens come together, mutual understanding and solidarity increase: that’s the Federalists conviction!” (JEF Europe, 2012) Yesterday was the 25th […]

Europe

JEF Belgium needs you!

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JEF Belgium is a growing and dynamic organisation operating in an increasingly complex environment. In order to enable its executive board to achieve the strategic goals it set for itself for the mandate 2012-2013, JEF Belgium is looking for two motivated young people that want to apply for a position as co-opted board members.