Angelique Vandekerckhove talked about volunteer work and JEF with Goed Gevoel, a popular magazine in Flanders. You can read the serial on volunteering work HERE. Take care, a stylish profile picture has been added!
Sarah Dejaegher, a JEF Belgium member active on different JEF levels, has written an article on the significance of myths in modern Europe. The article has been divided in two pieces, enjoy! Both articles are also available in French: Part I Part II The New Federalist, which is also available in French, German and Italian, has contributors, translators and readers from […]
If anyone ever wanted to sing along to the European anthem: here is Friedrich von Schiller’s original german poem, which was adapted by Beethoven for use in the fourth movement of his 9th symphony. In 1972, the council of Europe elected Beethoven’s ode to joy as the European hymnn. In 1985, the European council decided to use it as the […]
Finally, my first JEF seminar! So definitely something to look forward to, certainly with a title like “Europe, the day after tomorrow”… […]
The exchange in Kiev was a once in a life time experience. It was my first exchange with JEF, so I didn’t know what to expect. Sunday When we arrived at the first venue I was surprised. The place looked like one where kids come camping in the summer.The accommodation and the food weren’t that good but the company was really nice. […]
A column by Lorin Parys in De Standaard, one of the biggest quality newspapers of Belgium, written after participating in the speeddating debate of JEF Leuven. During a speeddating debate, participants get the chance to talk with an expert/politician/journalist/… on a certain topic for a short time before switching to another table.
Last week-end JEF Belgium energized its members in Liège. More than thirty JEF members from all over the country answered the call for these training days. Presentations, workshops and fun formed the ideal mix to create a challenging experience. We were all ready for an exciting JEF week-end in la Cité Ardente! The warm-up started early Saturday morning in the […]
In the framework of the 2010 UN International Year of Youth, the 11th edition (12-19 September) of the University of Youth and Development (UYD) focussed on sustainable development and linked this to human rights and the fulfilment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s). The UYD is a joint activity organised by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, the […]
Dear all, As my goal was to put a small report of the FC right after my contribution of the Seminar, Gaute messed up this masterplan. Either way, his input was hilarious, so worth reading. The FC took of on Friday with an official opening in the venue called Narodna rada Slovenskej Republiky. Sorry for not translating this, but I […]
Monday the 22th was “Discovery Day”, meaning we got an introduction on the Gender theme, given by Katja, a Phd student from Tajikistan but living and working in Switzerland on Gender. She started by saying that “the more you know and read about gender, the more you will get confused” and so she got my attention right away! So if I recall right, […]