EDS in Budapest for the KAS Conference

EDS in Budapest for the KAS Conference

On Thursday 7th December, Secretary General Tomasz Kaniecki took part in the symposium of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Foundation for a Civic Hungary – Youth and Europe which was held in Budapest. Tomasz spoke on the situation in the Western Balkans, which is connected with the upcoming EDS council meeting in Skopje. He stressed on the need to continue the reforms for a good neighbourly relation and inclusive regional cooperation initiatives. Tomasz expressed EDS full commitment…

Baltic Trip: 4 countries, in 4 days

Baltic Trip: 4 countries, in 4 days

EDS Baltic Trip took place from 8th to 12th of November and followed the route from Warsaw, Vilnius, Riga to Tallinn. Our study visit aimed to get an insight of this key and strategic region for the European security as well as to enhance cooperation with the Youth from Baltic states and students’ communities. Within four days, we hold more than 12 meetings with NGOs, students, political leaders, and representatives of local and national institutions….

Political seminar in Slovakia

Political seminar in Slovakia

Our member organisation, Fidelitas organised the third edition of a political seminar with their local partner Via Nova ICS in Dunaszerdahely, Slovakia. The event took place between the 20th and the 22nd of October and our Vice Chair Robert Kiss attended the event on behalf of EDS. The hosts of the event were addressed by Hájos Zóltán, mayor of Dunaszerdahely, followed by Berényi József vice-chairman of Nagyszombat couty. On Saturday morning, Rákoczi Krisztián, researcher at the local Political Institute…

Meet EDS on the Baltic Trip

Meet EDS on the Baltic Trip

The board of the European Democrat Students will be on the highway from the 8th of November until the 12th visiting Warsaw, Vilinuys, Riga and Tallinn. The Baltic Trip aims to bring the organisation in touch with the reality of the four different countries. This is why we will not only meet with politicians, but also with NGOs, thinktanks, and mainly with the students with the purpose to have a bigger picture of their reality…

Strengthening cooperation with International Young Democrat Union

Strengthening cooperation with International Young Democrat Union

EDS was recently invited to strengthen its cooperation with the International Young Democrat Union. The IYDU organised its annual Council Meeting in Brussels where EDS was invited to co-host a session with YEPP at the EPP headquarters. The participants of the IYDU Council Meeting visited the EPP headquarters on Friday 20th October. A panel discussion was organised by EDS and YEPP with both Chairmen of the organisations taking part, Virgilio Falco (EDS) and Andrianos Giannou…

EDS in Copenhagen for NKSU Annual Meeting

EDS in Copenhagen for NKSU Annual Meeting

The European Democrat Students seeks to have the best European integration possible, for this reason no region of Europe is forgotten. Bearing this goal in mind, our Vice Chairman Tommi Pyykkö, together with our Vice Chairwoman Sara Juriks, attended the NKSU (North Conservative Students Union) Annual Meeting, that was hosted by the Konservative Studerende in Copenhague. It was a fruitful gathering, in which not only deep debates regarding the European Union were held, but the organisation got to…

EPPStudyVisit: EDS Chairman confirmed as speaker

EPPStudyVisit: EDS Chairman confirmed as speaker

EDS Chairman Virgilio Falco will be speaking at the annual study visit of the EPP organised by the EPP Group in the Committee of the Regions next month. The theme for this year’s study visit is “Europe’s youth as partners for sustainable change”. This event will be organised just one week after the UN Climate Change Conference is organised in Bonn. Participants of this year’s EPP Study Visit will be able to analyse, criticise and discuss the outcomes…

Our Participation in EPP Working Groups

As the official student association of the EPP, EDS continues to increase its presence in Brussels by participating in the Working Groups which are organised on a regular basis by the EPP. On Monday 2nd October, Vice-Chairs Tommi Pyykkö and Libertas Ezako participated in the EPP Working Group 2 on Economic and Social Policy. On the agenda there was the finalisation of two draft position papers on “Strengthening the “Middle Class” and “The Digital Transformation…