fbpx

Events

AIESEC Berlin Wall WWII

25 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall – stories of AIESEC’s youth of 1989

The first thing you get to know when you hear about AIESEC is that it was established in 1948 with the aim of creating a new leaders’ generation: the generation which would avoid the Second World War’s horrors. Years have passed, but our motto is still the same: “Peace and fulfilment of humankind’s potential” But …

25 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall – stories of AIESEC’s youth of 1989 Read More »

AIESEC at the World Conference on Youth in Sri Lanka

“We are not the leaders of tomorrow, we are the leaders of today” – Opening remarks by Jayathma Wickramanayake, Sri Lanka’s first Youth Delegate to the UN Last week Sri Lanka hosted the World Conference on Youth. Over 1,500 young people representing 169 different countries gathered in the capital city of Colombo for this conference …

AIESEC at the World Conference on Youth in Sri Lanka Read More »

Solving Youth Unemployment in Europe

“There are 26.2 million people unemployed in the EU today – an increase of more than 9 million people from 2008. This trend has significant economic, political and social consequences for Europe. The challenge for European leaders is to solve this puzzle and to help citizens find sustainable and long-term employment opportunities.” (www.iiea.com – The …

Solving Youth Unemployment in Europe Read More »

AIESEC goes to the Big Apple to participate in UN Youth Action Plan discussions

Hello from New York City! As AIESEC International, we made it a priority this year to really understand the role AIESEC is playing as the largest youth-led organisation in the world with the United Nations, as well as with the Secretary-General’s focus on Youth. In January 2012, the Secretary General laid out his five-year Action …

AIESEC goes to the Big Apple to participate in UN Youth Action Plan discussions Read More »

Being in Egypt through the Crisis: A Lesson in Leadership for a Youth Organisation

Why a youth-led organisation brought 800 young people to Egypt in the midst of its worst political turmoil since the Revolution of 2011. It started with a dream. The global team of AIESEC had spent weeks discussing the issues the world is facing today, and the type of leadership that the world needs to overcome …

Being in Egypt through the Crisis: A Lesson in Leadership for a Youth Organisation Read More »