WE’RE HIRING

WE’RE HIRING

The EDS is looking for an Intern (full-time position) The European Democrat Students (EDS) is currently seeking applications for the position of Intern. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team and help us achieve our goals. As an Intern, you will be responsible for the following: Supporting the day-to-day operations of EDS; Organizing events; Managing social media accounts; ?! Liaising with our member organizations; Providing administrative support…

Thrilling news from the EDS Summer University!

Thrilling news from the EDS Summer University!

The European Democrat Students (EDS) held their Summer University in Barcelona, Spain, from the 27th to the 30th of July, focusing on democracy and AI. EDS members actively participated in the exciting sessions during the event and enjoyed the excellent food and sunny weather. We met with Spanish MP Nacho Martin Blanco and discussed Catalan Nationalism in Spain, essential relations between the European Union and LATAM, and many other topics. EDS Council approved full membership for Students of RPA (Armenia). We also…

EDS strongly condemns the attack by Turkish-Cypriot workers against the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus

EDS strongly condemns the attack by Turkish-Cypriot workers against the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus

EDS strongly condemns the attack by Turkish-Cypriot workers against the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus Following the August 17th incident within the buffer zone near Pyla, Cyprus, EDS, the European’s People Party official student organisation, strongly condemns the attack by Turkish-Cypriot workers against the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Cyprus. The assault took place after the UNFICYP blocked unauthorized construction works within the buffer zone. The attacks to UN peacekeepers constitute a serious crime…

WE’RE HIRING

WE’RE HIRING

The EDS is looking for an Executive Officer (part-time position) The European Democrat Students (EDS) is currently seeking applications for the position of Executive Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team and help us achieve our goals. As an Executive Officer, you will be responsible for the following: Typically, these tasks require 4 hours per day, so this is a part-time position. To be considered for…

HAZ XIII General Assembly

HAZ XIII General Assembly

Our member organisation HAZ Croatia held its XIII. General Assembly and elected its new national board who will lead HAZ in the next 3-years. Active EDS representatives Karlo Kolesar and Dora Miketek have been re-elected as HAZ national president and vice president. The General Assembly in Zagreb was attended by HAZ delegates across the country, both students and alumni members, in a historically important venue – the Faculty of Economy at the University of Zagreb,…

EDS Winter University Tirana 2023

EDS Winter University Tirana 2023

Exciting news fromthe EDS Winter University! The European Democrat Students (EDS) held their Winter University in Tirana, Albania, from the 23rd to the 26th of March, focusing on youth rights and democracy. During the event, we met with the Mayor of Shköder, Bardh Spahia, and visited the Partia Demokratike headquarters, discussing the role of young generations and EU integration of the Balkans. EDS Council approved full memberships for PAS (Moldova) and Les Jeunes Républicains (France),…

EPP Secretary General’s Letter To EDS

EPP Secretary General’s Letter To EDS

Dear European Democrat Students, It is my honour to contribute to this edition of BullsEye Magazine of 2023, a year that marks the beginning of an important time for our political family as we prepare for a number of national elections and the European elections that will take place in 2024. The past few years have been turbulent, geopolitically, economically and societally. From a global pandemic to Putin’s illegal war in Ukraine, an energy crisis…

EDS STATEMENT: SUPPORTING ARMENIA

EDS STATEMENT: SUPPORTING ARMENIA

The European Democrat Students strongly condemns the blockade of the Lachin corridor by state-sponsored environmentalists from Azerbaijan since December 2022. This action has caused a severe humanitarian crisis and is a blatant violation of the fundamental human rights and the ceasefire statement of 9 November 2020. We stand in solidarity with the people of Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) who are being held hostage and are deprived of basic necessities such as food, electricity, gas and medication. We…

<strong>EDS condemns Georgia’s ‘foreign agents’ law</strong>

EDS condemns Georgia’s ‘foreign agents’ law

The Georgian authorities are taking Georgia and its society backwards by adopting the law “On transparency of foreign influence.” It will enable the suppression of civic organisations and media, which serve as pillars of every democracy and deprive the Georgian youth of their European future. We call upon the Georgian authorities to ensure that any legislation aligns with the Council of Europe standards on human rights, democracyand the rule of law. We recognise the coercive tactics of Russia…

EDS Bureau Meeting Brussels 2023

EDS Bureau Meeting Brussels 2023

            The EDS Bureau Meeting was held in Brussels between 25th and 27th of January, 2023. Considering it was held in the European capital, we used the opportunity to meet members of the European Parliament, expert from the Committee of the Regions, and Brussels’ local central right sister party. The event started with a dinner with a representative of the KAS Europe Office, Mr. Kai Gläser, who shared his thoughts about the current situation in…