If Europe's future was in the hands of its 90 million young people, what would they propose in order to make Europe a better place to live in? With around six million young people aged 15-24 unemployed in the EU today, what recommendations would young people address to policy-makers?
Between 9 and 11 of May, 5 000 young Europeans gathered in Strasbourg to discuss the future of Europe, to attend the European Youth Event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
See the detailed programme
and the main themes of action.
Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou highlighted the importance of education, training and non-formal learning opportunities during two panel debates:
During five live discussions, DG EAC staff presented the Erasmus+ programme, focusing on mobility and non-formal learning opportunities as well as the international aspects of the programme.
As an outcome of the three-day event, newly elected MEPs will receive a proposal for action on the future of Europe in July 2014.