AEGEE-Europe invites you to our press conference on establishing a pro-European movement in Ukraine


06 Mar 2014


Europe's East
Global Europe

Press release

Brussels, 6th March 2014


Ukraine needs more than ever a strong civil society, connected with other European organizations and able to provide the citizens of Ukraine with opportunities to participate in the public debate in their country and in the European level. Therefore, on 6th – 8th March, AEGEE-Europe will be in Kyiv as part of the delegation of European Movement International,  to involve youth and students in the establishment of a permanent European Movement in Ukraine.

The delegation will meet with local EU representatives, Polish and German Ambassadors to Ukraine, Pro-European Foundations, local media, Ukrainian Parliamentarians, business and energy industry representations, grassroots political movements as well as the British, German and Polish chambers of commerce in Ukraine.

Full details of the delegation’s programme (as of 06/03/14) can be downloaded here: Kiev programme

The Delegation

The delegation to establish a European Movement in Ukraine will be headed by the European Movement International’s President Mr Jo Leinen MEP and will consist of European Movement representatives from Poland and the United Kingdom, AEGEE-Europe – The European Students' Forum as well as representatives from the Council of European Municipalities and Regions, the Union of European Federalists and the Young European Federalists. 

Technical Information

The press conference will take place at 11:00 (EET) on Friday 7th March at the Ukrinform Press Center: Ukrinform, Bohdan Khmelnytsky St, Kyiv, Ukraine 01001

For accreditation, please contact the Ukrinform Press Centre: +38(044) 279-22-42

Notes to Editors     

1. AEGEE-Europe is the biggest students' network in Europe, gathering 200 local groups in 40 countries. We strive for a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe. Through our activities, we empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society. AEGEE strengthens mutual understanding among young Europeans and brings Europe closer to young people.


2. The European Movement International (EMI) is one of the largest pan and pro-European civil society organisations with currently more than 70 Member Organisations, bringing together representatives from European associations, political parties, enterprises and trade

Media Contact

Miguel Gallardo
+32 487 410 809


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