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The Maastricht Debate – Our Impressions

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Written by Filippo Brunner; with the kind help of Thilo Buchholz and Martin de Groote. On the 29th of April, the Maastricht Debate took place at the Theater aan het Vrijthof in the heart of Maastricht. On this occasion we had the opportunity to see five of the Spitzenkandidaten competing for becoming the next President […]

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European Elections: The Maastricht Debate

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Written by Sara Stachelhaus Democracy in Europe is more and more under pressure, and it is necessary, more than ever before that the European youth speaks up for a united, just, sustainable and socially responsible Europe. We have to stand up, in sypmhony with the older generations, for our future. With the European elections ahead, […]

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The world of European politics packed in one afternoon: Report from the MaasXEurope Convention

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On 12 April 2019, Maastricht’s youth assembled to meet their potential future representatives: Four candidates for the European Parliament elections happening on 23 – 26 May came to outline their agendas for the next five years. Daniel Freund (Greens, Germany), Arndt Kohn (S&D, Germany), Jacques Michel Bloi (ALDE, Netherlands) and Nilüfer Vogels (Volt, Netherlands) battled […]

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Circular economy in Europe

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Circular economy in Europe  by Olav Soldal and Jakob Schram; translated by Sara Stachelhaus After a successful week in The Hague, in a project collaboration between Norwegian and European youth, we have seen European cooperation in practice and experienced how circular economy is turned into reality on the continent. Between 20 – 25 November, a […]

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MaasXEurope Convention

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We are the future of Europe, and so we must make our voices heard! The Maastricht Student Council, DEMOS, BridgeEurope Maastricht, and the Young European Federalists Maastricht have prepared an interactive afternoon with debate and workshops to inform you about the upcoming European elections, and engage in discussion with Candidates for the European Parliament Elections […]

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JEF-NL talks about the future of Europe in Brussels!

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Last week JEF Netherlands along with our sister sections from Italy, France and Belgium participated in the conference on the future of Europe in Brussels. We have discussed on a wide variety of the subjects, starting from the future of the Schengen Zone, Refugee crisis to how to tackle the problem of organised crime in […]