Maastricht

JEF Maastricht starts the Academic Year 2018-2019

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It is September again – which also means that new young motivated people arrived in Maastricht and search for something they can dedicate themselves to. JEF is one such an offer and likewise a possibility for curious young minds. During a first welcoming and information evening, the association has been presented and thoughts have been […]

Europe

Timmermans in Maastricht – Opening of the Academic Year 2018

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Each academic year, Maastricht University holds an opening ceremony – this year, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission was invited a.o. to attend the conference and give a speech on the topic of the conference: The responsibility of universities for sustainable development. As Young European Federalists Maastricht, we were present – and positively […]

Maastricht

JEF Maastricht at INKOM 2018

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For the first time in the history of the Young European Federalists in the Netherlands, JEF Maastricht has been represented at the INKOM introduction week organised collaboratively by Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool. With more than 7,000 participants, it’s one of Maastricht’s biggest student events – and it’s where Maastricht’s new students get to know […]

Events

Mandela Day Picnic

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Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela’s birthday. This year marks 100th anniversary of the birthday of Mr. Mandela. He spent 67 years of his life trying to bring together people around the world to fight poverty and promote peace,  and cultural diversity.  He fought for the ideas that […]

Maastricht

JEF Maastricht elects new board ahead of the EP elections 2019

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On 28 May, 2018, the Young European Federalists Maastricht (JEF Maastricht) held their annual General Meeting. The board of the last association year, elected in late November 2017, reported on their effective restart for the association in Maastricht. Indeed, since the end of November new life spirit shook the young activists. More than three activities […]

Europe

Europe Day 2018

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In 1985 Jacques Delors, ahead of a conception of the Treaty of Maastricht and Single European Act, has proclaimed Europe’s Day on 9th of May.  Rightfully he stated that Europeans won’t fall in love with just a Single Market, but they need something more.  People of Europe deserve to celebrate their culture and identity. The European Union since […]