EDS at the EPP Campaign Managers Meeting

EDS at the EPP Campaign Managers Meeting

Over the past days, Chairman Virgilio Falco and Secretary General Tomasz Kaniecki were in Zagreb participating in the EPP – European People’s Party Campaign Managers meeting which was hosted by HDZ – Hrvatska demokratska zajednica. EDS pledged to support EPP with ideas, content and manpower. We will also provide research and new energy to the biggest European political family. The new ad hoc Working Group on European Elections 2019 was presented during the meeting and we look forward to share our views for…

EDS at #RecuperemElSeny demonstration in Spain

EDS at #RecuperemElSeny demonstration in Spain

ES Nuestra organización siempre ha defendido el Estado de derecho y los derechos humanos como garantía de la democracia. Por eso hoy nuestro Presidente, Virgilio Falco, junto a nuestro Vice Presidente español, Carlo Angrisano, han acompañado a Nuevas Generaciones de España, con su Presidente, Diego Gago, y su Secretaria General, Reyes Fernández, en la manifestación #RecuperemElSeny por la unidad de España, convocada en Barcelona. El himno europeo ha cerrado la manifestación, pues defender la unidad de España es defender también el proyecto europeo….

Council Meeting, September 2017 // Cluj, Romania

Council Meeting, September 2017 // Cluj, Romania

For the first Council Meeting of the new working year 2017/18, EDS was warmly welcomed by RMKDM in Cluj Napoca, Romania. The event took place from 27 September to 1 October 2017. The topic was “Students for Minority Rights”.

Skills Training – Brussels, 2017

Skills Training – Brussels, 2017

For the second consecutive year, EDS organised the Skills Training Workshop in Brussels for all BullsEye Editors, Working Group Co-Chairs and members of the Social Media Team. The Skills Workshop was held at the EPP Headquarters. The programme started on Thursday and the participants were offered an insight into the work of the European Union on Transatlantic Relations with EPP Political Adviser Nathan Shepura. Mr Shepura discussed the current policy priorities of the EPP on…

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…

Students of Europe

+++CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS+++ Dear friends of EDS, the year 2016 has seen EDS placing an increased emphasis on the European project and in order to better deliver our cause we took the decision to launch the #iMEurope campaign. As part of this initiative, we now want to give Europe a face – yours. Today EDS calls on all of you, European students and youth, to make your voices heard: Let us know how you experience…

EDS Policy Days 2017

EDS Policy Days 2017

  Location: Warsaw, Poland Date: 9th – 11th February 2017 “#iMEurope: A Roadmap for the European Union ” The new year started with the EDS Policy Days in Warsaw. This February we held our Policy Days in Warsaw. As a follow-up to the #iMEurope campaign launched last summer in Cyprus, the event focused on necessary EU reforms proposed in the EDS White Paper. Over one hundred young people from all over Europe, together with students from Polish…