04/03/2019

European Youth Week celebrations

On 29-30 April the European Youth Week celebrations will bring together young people and youth stakeholders in a European event held in Brussels at the European Parliament.

Day 1 will feature:
  • Launch event on the European Parliament esplanade
  • Workshops and discussions organised by various thematic Directorates-General of the European Commission and a number of partners on multilingualism, the EU space programme, integration, democracy and more


  • First Youth Stakeholders platform under the new EU Youth Strategy
  • Guided tours in the House of European History
  • Guided bicycle tours in Brussels
  • Award ceremony of the Spinelli Prize
  • Live-screening from the Spitzenkandidaten (candidates for European Commission President) debate in Maastricht

Day 2 will feature:
  • “This time I’m voting” debate by the European Parliament
  • Flagship event “Democracy and me” with European Commissioner for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Tibor Navracsics

  • Break-out sessions on elections, environment, youth participation, inclusion, free movement, future Erasmus programme, social innovation and more

  • Flagship event on the European Solidarity Corps
  • Break-out sessions on volunteering opportunities, new world of work, Erasmus+ virtual exchanges, Erasmus for young Entrepreneurs and more

During both days, participants will have an opportunity to visit a “Market square” with stands from various Directorates-General, Eurodesk, European Youth Card association and more and a pop-up cinema screening #EUandME videos.

Yo!Fest organised by the European Youth Forum will take place on Tuesday with activities on the European Parliament’s esplanade and culminating with a concert in the evening.

Detailed programme and registration link will be published on the 20th of March!

Source:European Youth Portal

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