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2012 for OBESSU’s members: USO and DOS reveal their plans!
2012 for OBESSU’s members: USO and DOS reveal their plans!
After OBESSU's 7th European School Student Convention and COMEM the participants went home filled with inspiration for future activities in their national sections. After a well-deserved Christmas break, our school student activists started to plan 2012. Here we present you the ambitions of OBESSU’s members in Switzerland (USO) and Slovenia (DOS).

Our Swiss member organisation, the Union der Schülerorganisationen der Schweiz (USO), is main …
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Denmark takes over EU Council’s presidency: what to expect?
Denmark takes over EU Council’s presidency: what to expect?
On the 11th of January, the European Commission met with the Danish Government to discuss the priorities of the new Presidency. In general, in the field of youth, the Danish Presidency will focus on creativity, innovation, citizenship and transition to working life, with a strong focus on youth unemployment. OBESSU has prepared a Presidential Youth Fact Sheet for you to consult. …
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UN chief to appoint Special Youth Representative
UN chief to appoint Special Youth Representative
On the 25th of January, United Nations' Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented the agenda of his second term during a General Assembly in New York. His 5-year innovative vision is called "The Future We Want" and includes the appointment of a Special Representative for Youth.
He declared: “We will deepen our youth focus and develop an action plan across the full range of UN programmes, including employment, entrepreneurship, political partic …
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VSK host OBESSU workshop!
VSK host OBESSU workshop!
On Sunday 22nd January, OBESSU Board Member Jessie Seal was invited to run a workshop for our Flemish members Vlaamse Scholierenkoepel (VSK). Keen to find out how VSK’s everyday activists can get more involved with OBESSU, VSK asked us to run a session and we were very happy to oblige! After a short trip by Eurostar to Brussels, Jessie arrived in Lokeren (where the weekend was held) on Saturday evening. An evening of chatting to VSK activists, …
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Message from the 2012 Study Session Prep-Team!
Message from the 2012 Study Session Prep-Team!
The Prep-Team of the Study Session on "Special Needs": education, participation and social inclusion is happy to now have a full list of eager participants for the study session.
After having met in the European Youth Centre in Budapest on the 6th to 9th January for the Prep-Team meeting, we are enthusiastically preparing the programme for the Study Session.
All the best and see you all soon in Budapest!
This year's Study Session team:
Kati …
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