Category Events

Three decades of youth participation in Europe

What do you get if you put a birthday cake and 500 volunteers in one room? A beautiful 30th anniversary, of course!

From July 28-30th, 2017 both alumni of the European Youth Parliament as well as active volunteers came together to meet each other, learn about the development of the organisation throughout the decates, as well as gather ideas for its future. Especially the topic of alumni work was kicked off with concrete proposals in a workshop held during the two-day event.

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Workshop “Youth on Energy” at the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels

Gathering 20 young people from around Europe from the Power Shifts project to offer their perspective on the future of energy in Europe, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) kicked off with a special workshop “Youth on Energy”, inspired by the European Commission’s proposed package on “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. 10 claims were formulated in 4 topic clusters and sent to the European Commission for their future work.

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Security – how do we understand it in Europe?

Terrorism. Peace. Pollution. Stability. As one reads through the cards stuck to the flipchart, it becomes quickly clear how differently we think about the concept of “security”. Influenced by our environment, fields of studies and national contexts, we tend to emphasise certain security topics over others. At the same time, everyone has an opinion on security.

With the le...

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