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Goodbye from Vincent
Goodbye from Vincent
“Goodbyes are always very emotional. Especially when you leave an organisation full of people you cared about, who occupied an important place in your thoughts, influenced your actions, ups and downs day by day.”

That’s what Eszter wrote at the end of 2017 when she left OBESSU, I think it’s a beautiful summary and also describes my situation very well. But while I’m sad that my time has come to an end, I’m also so endlessly grateful that this has happened to me in the first place, therefore I want to take my last minutes of relevance to say thank you,
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OBESSU stands unconditionally #withrefugees
OBESSU stands unconditionally #withrefugees
On World Refugee Day, we express our unconditional solidarity and support for refugee students and their fundamental human rights. It is our most fundamental belief that every young person has the right to high quality education not just at primary but also at secondary and tertiary level.
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Meet Giuseppina, our new Interim Secretary General!
Meet Giuseppina, our new Interim Secretary General!
As of 4th June OBESSU welcomed a new Interim Secretary General. In fact, our current Secretary General -Ela- is starting her maternity leave on 15th June until January 2019 and will be replaced by Giuseppina.
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Seeds for Integration: first projects selected
Seeds for Integration: first projects selected
As you probably know new edition of "Seeds for Integration" has already started and it's time to announce projects which are selected in first round. Before we continue with the list it is important to mention that these projects have been selected by our selection committee, group of 4 external evaluators who are young professionals with a lot of relevant experience in student activism and/or work with refugees and migrants.
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OBESSU team was in Strasbourg for the biggest youth event of the year!
OBESSU team was in Strasbourg for the biggest youth event of the year!
On 1st and 2nd of June, around 10.000 young people from all over Europe gathered in Strasbourg for the biggest youth event of the year, the European Youth Event (EYE), hosted by the European Parliament and the Yo!Fest, the youth festival organised by the European Youth Forum (YFJ). The programmes of this year gave young people the opportunity to raise up their voices and take action on topics that affect their lives.
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