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Competitions for young people

The European Commission regularly runs competitions on different topics aimed at young people. See below for information on competitions currently open and previous winners.

Video competition: What does a united Europe mean to you?

competition posterThe European Commission has launched a video competition entitled “What does a united Europe mean to you?” for young people (aged 13-15) from the EU Member States as well as from the candidate countries and potential candidates in Southeast Europe.

National juries will select one entry from each country. The winners will be invited to Brussels, where they will have an opportunity to explore the city and the European institutions, and meet young people from all over Europe.

Entries may be submitted until 10 April 2015 midnight.

Further information is available in Irish and English on the competition webpage.


Photo competition: 'Our Future is on the table'

Promotional imageThe European Commission has launched a photo competition for 15 to 25 year olds entitled: "Our Future is on the table".

The six winning entries will be invited to attend Europe’s largest development forum, European Development Days 2015 on 3 & 4 June where their photos will be exhibited and they will have the opportunity to meet key actors in development and share their ideas for our future.

The deadline to submit entries is 11pm (Irish time) on 10 April 2015.

Participants may enter the competition on the EuropeAid Facebook page, and submit a photo accompanied by a short caption of 140 characters (max.), as well as a short text of 1,000 characters (max.) to explain the story behind the photo. Entrants may submit multiple entries but will only be judged for the one photo that has the most votes.

For information visit the competition website.


Last update: 29/04/2015  |Top