“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 […]
[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 […]
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 […]
De Europese Unie kreeg vorige week de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede. Daarop volgden heel wat gemengde reacties. Moeten we nu eigenlijk blij zijn, of is wat cynisme hier op zijn plaats? Er valt immers wel wat voor te zeggen dat de staatshoofden die zich nu vol trots op de borst kloppen deze Nobelprijs eigenlijk het minst verdienen. Deze prijs is […]
“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 […]
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.