Skills Training in Brussels

Skills Training in Brussels

To keep in line with our yearly tradition, EDS organised the Skills Training Workshop in Brussels for all the Co-Chairs of our Permanent Working Groups and the BullsEye Editorial Team. The Skills Workshop was held at the EPP Headquarters from 6th – 7th September. The Bureau was also present and held its second Bureau Meeting of the working year 2017/18. The Co-chairs from all our four Working Groups were trained on how to write motions…

EPP Political Assembly

EPP Political Assembly

EDS took part in the EPP Political Assembly As usually, EDS as an official student organization of EPP, is continuously increasing its presence within the EPP family on the EPP Political Assembly which this time took place in Brussels on 6th-7th September. The re-elected EDS President Virgilio Falco and the newly appointed Secretary General Sara Juriks presented our newly-elected Executive Bureau members and our plans for the upcoming months. The assembly focused on the current…

Summer University in Genova 2018

Summer University in Genova 2018

The Summer University of the working year 2017/18 was held from July 25th to July 29th in Genova, Italy under the theme: “Europe. Land of creativity, innovation and unity”, which attracted more than 100 participants from across the world. EDS was friendly welcomed in Genova, Italy by its member organisation StudiCentro. During the event young people from all over the Europe and guests from Latin America had the opportunity to meet and to speak with…

Centre Right Academy in Zagreb 2018

Centre Right Academy in Zagreb 2018

For the third consecutive year, EDS, together with the Hanns Seidel foundation and Croatian Academic Union (HAZ) organized the Centre Right Academy in Zagreb. It has become a beloved tradition and this year was not going to be any different. The main goal of the CRA is always to have a more interactive academy, where we focus more on workshops and teaching, rather than specific policy creation, which we develop during the Council Meetings. We…

Council Meeting April 2018 // Riga, Latvia

Council Meeting April 2018 // Riga, Latvia

Following our successful Winter University in February, we held our fourth Council Meeting of the current working year in Latvia in cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for the Baltic States and Nordic countries. Due to its geopolitical relevance and expertise in strategic communication, we chose the city of Riga to discuss the theme of political communication in a changing media environment and how to engage young people with modern communication strategies. During the four-day…

Response to the Higher Education Bill passed by the Hungarian Parliament on 4 April 2017

Response to the Higher Education Bill passed by the Hungarian Parliament on 4 April 2017

Since its inception, European Democrat Students has sought to transcend national borders to fight for the academic freedom and basic rights of all students across the European continent. EDS must therefore express its deep concern over the higher education bill adopted by the Hungarian Parliament on 4 April 2017. This legislation constitutes an attack on academic freedom through the imposition of unjustifiable and onerous restrictions on international higher education institutions, most notably Central European University….

EDS Winter University – St Julian’s, Malta

EDS Winter University – St Julian’s, Malta

Location: St Juliens, Malta Date: 28th March – 1st April 2017   From 28 March to 1 April, European Democrat Students met in Malta for their third Council Meeting of working year 2016/2017. Over one hundred delegates gathered in Malta to engage in debates on approaches to the issue “Data Crisis: Protecting Personal Information in a Globalised World”. Among the visiting speakers were Joseph Daul, EPP President; Lawrence Gonzi, Former Prime Minister of Malta; Antonio López-Istúriz, Secretary General of…