Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
This time of year brings to mind those things in life that are most important. It reminds us to focus on all the good things around us. May this incredible time of giving and spending time with your families bring you joy that lasts throughout the year! In this special season we want to wish you a merry Christmas and all the best in New Year 2015!
CEJA HAILS PRESIDENCY CONCLUSIONS ON YOUNG FARMERS
At the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting in Brussels on 15th December, Agriculture Ministers from across the EU agreed on Presidency Conclusions in order to promote generational renewal in the sector. These conclusions, drawing on some of the proposals initiated by CEJA earlier this year, mark important progress...
MIJARC Europe is looking for a new Secretary
MIJARC Europe is looking for an additional employee on continental level. Aiming at a further development of the secretariat, the European Team regards it as important to have a second employee as a support for the staff in Brussels. As a movement of self-organized young people, it is a desire of MIJARC Europe...
Info Europe 2_2014 is available!
MIJARC Europe wants to present you the second edition of our magazine Info Europe this year. This issue is about the rural development. Inside you will find news from Europe, MIJARC Europe and best practices of its member movements - YMDRAB Bulgaria, KLJB Germany and MRJC France. You can also find interviews with the new...
Human Rights Day
The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10th December as Human Rights Day in 1950, to bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations...
Happy Birthday MIJARC!
MIJARC has celebrated its 60th anniversary on the past 16th of October (yes, the World Food Day!). You could say by its age that it is no longer a young movement, but MIJARC is ran by young people and for young people, and therefore it is a 60 year-old with a very youthful mind...
Navracsics to Europe’s youth: we may disagree, but we must work together
Newly-appointed European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics has urged young people to work with him during his coming mandate, calling for a “strategic alliance” between his office and youth organisations. The call comes in light of criticism over his links to Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party,..
MIJARC World General Assembly 2014
An Extraordinary General Assembly of MIJARC World took place from the 15th to the 17th of October in Lusaka, Zambia. About fifteen movements from 4 continents were represented in this important moment of evaluation, exchange and decision-making within MIJARC...
MIJARC World Coordination met in Lusaka, Zambia
This year, MIJARC World Coordination has met twice! On the 7th and 8th of October, the world coordinators of MIJARC have gathered to prepare the World GA topics and follow-up on the Committees and Commissions work. On the 18th of October, after the seminar and the...
WORLD AIDS DAY: 'CLOSING THE GAP IN HIV PREVENTION AND TREATMENT'
AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is a pandemic disease caused due to the infection of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Despite considerable progress in the fight against the HIV/AIDS, it continues to cause much suffering to people around the World. The HIV/AIDS epidemic is...
INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. Young women around the globe possess the collective power to change their lives, their communities and the world we live in. As they face daily challenges, young women are continually developing innovative,..
MEPs ASK COMMISSION FOR YOUNG FARMER SUPPORT
CEJA has strongly welcomed the written question on young farmers submitted to the European Commission by a number of prominent members of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development. MEPs Paolo de Castro, Albert Dess, Jens Rohde, James Nicholson, Matt Carthy, Janusz Wojciechowski and COMAGRI Chair Czeslaw Siekierski,..
MIJARC World Seminar
MIJARC World seminar titled “Training Rural Youth Leaders in International Working Situation” took place in Lusaka, Zambia from 10th to 13th October. The representatives of movements from four continents (Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America) gathered together to get a better understanding of all the cultures within MIJARC World,..
European Youth Forum warns of a Peter Pan generation as a result of financial crisis and response to it
The policy responses to the economic crisis which began in 2008 have hit youth hardest, according to a new publication launched by the European Youth Forum today at a high-level event on youth employment in Rome. The publication “Youth in the Crisis: What Went Wrong?”, which examines in depth the consequences...
World Forum for Democracy 2014
Today, we witness among young people a rising abstention from electoral participation and party politics, distrust in mainstream media, and sometimes violent rejection of traditional embodiments of political power. In transition democracies, young people are at the forefront of movements of popular rejection...