European Youth Event

Forum Dialog Niedersachsen: The European Youth Event (EYE2016)

Das Forum Dialog Niedersachsen nahm am diesjährigen European Youth Event (EYE2016) teil. Zwei Tage tauschten sich im europäischen Parlament Jugendliche aus der ganzen Welt in 3 Sprachen über die Zukunft der Jugend in Europa aus. Das Forum Dialog Niedersachsen übernahm die Vertretung des Bundeslandes Niedersachsen.

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The European Youth Event (EYE2016) will take place in the European Parliament seat in Strasbourg on 20th-21st May 2016. It is a unique opportunity for 7000 young Europeans to make their voices heard.

During the event, the participants will exchange ideas and perspectives on youth-related issues and on the future of the European Union. The EYE will focus on 5 main themes:

  • War and Peace: Perspectives for a Peaceful Planet,
  • Apathy or Participation: Agenda for a Vibrant Democracy,
  • Exclusion or Access: Crackdown on Youth Unemployment,
  • Stagnation or Innovation: Tomorrow’s World of Work,
  • Collapse or Success: New Ways for a Sustainable Europe.

The event will also provide an opportunity to experience the rich cultural diversity within the European Union through the staging of various artistic performances and spectacles. Moreover, the European Youth Forum will bring its highly successful YO!Fest to Strasbourg, combining high-level political and educational activities with a buzzing, fun, festival atmosphere.

As follow-up, a report with the ideas discussed during the event will be made available to all Members of the European Parliament. As well, former EYE participants will have the opportunity to present the most concrete ideas produced by young people to a number of parliamentary committees and receive feedbacks from Members.

Datum: 20.-21.05.2016
Ort: Europäisches Parlament Strasbourg
Thema: The European Youth Event

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