Against another ghetto in the Western Balkans – Visa free regime for Western Balkans!

Posted Posted in EU future, Europe, International

Young European federalists of Western Balkan countries (JEF Serbia, JEF Macedonia, JEF Albania and JEF Montenegro) are strongly opposed to the mechanism that enables EU countries to suspend visa free regime for Balkan countries. The mechanism was adopted by European Parliament on the 12th September 2013 and shall enter into force on the 9th January 2014. As JEF Belgium, we […]

MEU in Madrid, apply now!

Posted Posted in Debates and lectures, EU future, Europe, International, News

What? Model European Union (MEU) Madrid is a simulation of how the three main bodies of the European Union (the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union) function. Young people from all over Europe are welcomed to come and represent the role of a Euro MP, a minister, a journalist or a lobbyist during four […]

Cross Border Seminar in Lille: Borders Have Been Broken

Posted Posted in JEF Cross Border Network, Reports

The second Cross-Border seminar took place from the 8th till the 10th of November 2013 in Lille. The subject “nationalism and populism as a dangerous path for Europe” was promising and the expectations were high. Arriving together with the other participants, we knew this was the moment … borders had to be broken this weekend. The seminar started with an information moment […]

Second Cross Border Seminar Through Simona’s Eyes

Posted Posted in JEF Cross Border Network, Reports

On Friday, November 8th, I found myself sitting in a train heading to Lille, France as a representative of JEF-Liège. Expectations, excitement, worries, feelings of unknown, maybe a bit of fear was crossing my mind when I was dragging my luggage through rainy Lille, passing magnificent Le Palais des Beaux-Arts. After asking eight strangers on the street, challenging my (poor) map […]

Une semaine à Ventotene

Posted Posted in International

Les fédéralistes sont partis depuis deux jours. Je me suis accordé quelques jours supplémentaires pour laisser mûrir les riches idées qui m’ont été partagées cette semaine, pour me remémorer les bons moment passés avec ces nouveaux amis des quatre coins de l’Europe (sans oublier Chandrani et Nandini, venues d’Inde !), et aussi pour profiter du soleil et des pizzas … […]

Skopje – Training for Trainers

Posted Posted in International, Reports

Na een korte nacht, een vlotte vlucht met een niet nader genoemde Sloveense maatschappij en een ‘Balkanese’ hamburger ter versteviging van de maag trokken Cédric en ik meteen naar Skopje downtown. Daar werden we verrast op een groot aantal neon belichte bombastische standbeelden en verschillende ‘historische’ gebouwen van maar liefst drie jaar oud (*sarcasme*). Gelukkig deed de gezellige en eeuwenoude […]

Call for participants Cross-border seminar Lille

Posted Posted in International, JEF Cross Border Network, News

Dear cross-borders, It is with great pride that we present you the call for the second cross-border seminar which will take place in the city of Lille from 8 to 10 November 2013! Breaking borders! JEF Belgium makes part of a network of neighbouring JEF sections from the Netherlands, North Rhine-Westphalia (DE), Rheinland-Pfalz (DE) and Lille (FR) and the Jugendparlament of Luxemburg that has been established in 2012. Because of the […]