<strong>The Western Balkans in the context of the current security and economic challenges since the start of the Russian war in Ukraine.</strong>

The Western Balkans in the context of the current security and economic challenges since the start of the Russian war in Ukraine.

EDS Council Meeting Skopje 2022 Location: Skopje, North Macedonia Date: 01st-04th December Organization: EDS- YFU of VMRO-DPMNE EDS has held a successful Council Meeting and Youth Political Academy in Skopje, North Macedonia, 01-04 December, hosted by YFU of VMRO-DPMNE and supported by KAS. The event was opened with welcome addresses by the main organizers of the event. Daniel Braun, the representative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung gave an address where he emphasized the unity of the youth…

EDS Study Mission in Tunisia

EDS Study Mission in Tunisia

Study mission in Tunisia/ 2nd – 5th November 2022 / The EDS delegation was pleased to be on a study mission to Tunisia from 2nd to 5th November, thanks to the Regional KAS office for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. The delegation was accompanied by Mr. Patrick Voller, Foreign Policy Adviser, European People ́s Party. Our team had the extraordinary opportunity to speak with experts, opposition leaders, ambassadors and young leaders about this amazing North African country and…

<strong>EDS statement regarding the increase of Member States’ budget in defence</strong>

EDS statement regarding the increase of Member States’ budget in defence

We, the European Democrat Students (EDS), after a detailed analysis of the evolution and characteristics of the budget of Member States, have observed a need to strengthen their military investment. Not only is the Russian invasion of Ukraine a wake-up call for EU security and defence policy makers and experts, but it is also a call for a stronger and more coordinated European defence policy. For instance, the High Representative of the European Union for…

EDS Skills Training 2022

EDS Skills Training 2022

EDS SKILLS TRAINING 2022 Event Report: EDS Skills Training 2022 Location:        San Marino Date:               23-25 September Organisation: EDS – GDC “Skills Training” The first EDS event after the election of the new bureau is the Skills Training which was organized by the EDS Bureau and the GDC in San Marino. During the event that took place from the 23rd to the 25th the  BullsEye Editorial Team, the Co-Chairs of the Working Group and the Social…

<strong>EDS Summer University 2022</strong>

EDS Summer University 2022

Location: Ayia Napa, Cyprus Date: 27th-31st July Organization: EDS- FPK Protoporia Following another successful year of policy initiatives and organised activities for our participants, EDS co-organised the Summer University with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies in Ayia Napa, Cyprus. Our Member Organization from Cyprus, FPK Protoporia, hosted The Summer University which included representatives from over 30 European countries. It was a fruitful conference revolving around the achievement of EU energy independence as well…

SecGen Ivan Botoucharov attends Conservative Party Conference (UK)

SecGen Ivan Botoucharov attends Conservative Party Conference (UK)

Secretary General Ivan Botoucharov attended the UK’s Conservative Party Conference where he took part in private meetings and a range of events to present the new leadership of EDS after this summer’s Annual Meeting, handout the latest BullsEye Magazine to UK leaders and commit to connecting young people from across Europe with the UK.  The Conference presented the policies and vision of the Conservative Party including  • Extra funding for the NHS, with 50,000 more…

EDS Skills Training 2021

EDS Skills Training 2021

Event Report: EDS Skills Training 2021 Location:        San Marino Date:               22-24 September Organisation: EDS – GDC “Skills Training” Over the past years, the official debating magazine of the European Democrat Students – BullsEye – has gone from strength to strength in providing a potent forum for centre-right students, politicians and figures from politics, academia, economy and society. To this end, the EDS Bureau invited the BullsEye Editorial Team to join them in San…

EDS Summer University 2021 – Malta

EDS Summer University 2021 – Malta

Event Report: EDS Summer University 2021 Location:        St Julian, Malta Date:               14th-19th July Organisation: EDS – SDM After two years of pandemics, EDS organised its first in person meeting in St. Julian, Malta. The Summer University was attended by more than 40 delegates from our member organisations. Thanks to the Hybrid set-up, the Secretariat gave the opportunity to follow the events from 30 different European Countries. EDS organised this event in cooperation with…