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AKS General Assembly: New Board elected
AKS General Assembly: New Board elected
On the 4th and 5th of June the AKS General Assembly took place in Linz, Austria. Regional activists came together to elect a new board for school year 2011-2012. Former International Officer Eleonora Kleibel was chosen as the new President, Alexander was elected Secretary General and Sara Hopf is the new International Officer. During the General Assembly the participants also discussed their future actions, such as petitions, under the motto “N …
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Traineeship opportunity at EUCIS-LLL!
Traineeship opportunity at EUCIS-LLL!
The European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL), of which OBESSU is a member organisation, is currently looking for a Communications trainee to assist with the implementation and development of the communications tools of the platform.

OBESSU strongly encourages everyone interested in gaining experience in the field of education and training at European level to apply for this great opportunity in a growing platform in Bru …
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UN ECOSOC pushes for “Education for all”
UN ECOSOC pushes for “Education for all”
The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the main coordinating body for economic and social activities of the United Nations, had its Substantive Session from 4th to 29thJuly in Geneva. This year “Education for all” was the focus of the meeting. UN officials, government ministers, experts and policy-makers came together to discuss how to ensure that everyone has access to a decent education.



The Substantive Session started with an ope …
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OBESSU attends two YFJ’s meetings on youth rights
OBESSU attends two YFJ’s meetings on youth rights
June has been the month to discuss Youth Rights before the summer break and OBESSU was present represented by Aleksandra Maldžiski, member of OBESSU’s Advisory Committee. Aleksandra is part of the European Youth Forums Expert Group on Youth Rights and on 12th-13th June the first meeting of the group was held in Brussels. In addition she also took part in the informal debate on youth rights in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe …
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New OBESSU Staff!
New OBESSU Staff!
From the beginning of July the OBESSU Secretariat in Brussels is again complete! Our Secretary General Viviana Galli is now assisted by Emilia Kowalczyk and Sarah Dejaegher. Emilia is our new Project and Policy Officer, she is 26, originally from Poland and has studied EU policies in Germany and Australia. Sarah is a 23 years old student from Belgium and will work part-time as the new Communication and Administration Assistant. In addition, from …
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