Events

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 […]

Maastricht

JEF Maastricht starts the Academic Year 2018-2019

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It is September again – which also means that new young motivated people arrived in Maastricht and search for something they can dedicate themselves to. JEF is one such an offer and likewise a possibility for curious young minds. During a first welcoming and information evening, the association has been presented and thoughts have been […]

Europe

Timmermans in Maastricht – Opening of the Academic Year 2018

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Each academic year, Maastricht University holds an opening ceremony – this year, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission was invited a.o. to attend the conference and give a speech on the topic of the conference: The responsibility of universities for sustainable development. As Young European Federalists Maastricht, we were present – and positively […]

Maastricht

JEF Maastricht at INKOM 2018

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For the first time in the history of the Young European Federalists in the Netherlands, JEF Maastricht has been represented at the INKOM introduction week organised collaboratively by Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool. With more than 7,000 participants, it’s one of Maastricht’s biggest student events – and it’s where Maastricht’s new students get to know […]

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Mandela Day Picnic

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Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. This year marks 100th anniversary of the birthday of Mr. Mandela. He spent 67 years of his life trying to bring together people around the world to fight poverty and promote peace,  and cultural diversity.  He fought for the ideas that […]

Events

International Berlin Seminar 2018: #FederalistsOnBike

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Street action, educational workshops and brainstorming for the future of Europe: The 19th International Berlin Seminar could be described as a sum-up of JEF’s branches. It focused on whole Europe with participants from e.g. Ukraine, Albania, Norway and Kosovo as well as from France, Finland, Italy and – from the Netherlands – JEF Maastricht’s Thilo […]

Events

#wakEUp – Maastricht’s JEFers join demonstration in Brussels

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The political situation in Europe gets tougher – and the European Council meetings get increasingly frustrating. Calling for Europe’s heads of states and governments to realise important reforms for the Eurozone, a broad alliance of youth organisations demonstrated together with JEF Europe and the Union of European Federalists directly in front of the summit. “Hoping […]

Events

European Youth Event 2018

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JEF-NL along with other sections of the Young European Federalists have partaken in the European Youth Event 2018! The European Youth Event (EYE) is an event initiated and hosted by the European Parliament since 2014 with the aim of stimulating active citizenship amongst young Europeans. Taking place at the European Parliament seat in Strasbourg, the EYE gathers thousands of young people, aged […]

Maastricht

JEF Maastricht elects new board ahead of the EP elections 2019

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On 28 May, 2018, the Young European Federalists Maastricht (JEF Maastricht) held their annual General Meeting. The board of the last association year, elected in late November 2017, reported on their effective restart for the association in Maastricht. Indeed, since the end of November new life spirit shook the young activists. More than three activities […]