Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion

08/05/2019 Sibiu

The Young Citizens’ Dialogue – Let’s shape the future of Europe together!

The European Commission is organising a Citizens’ Dialogue with young people to discuss the Future of Europe.

The Young Citizens’ Dialogue – Let’s shape the future of Europe together!

The event will bring together around 300 young Europeans from all over Europe on 8 May in Sibiu, Romania.

Participants will take part in several thematic workshops on:

  • Democracy and me: engaging in the European democratic life
  • Society and me: how do I want to get involved and build communities?
  • Fairness in the EU: illusion, reality or unfinished business?
  • Digital Europe and me: will our lives and jobs change for the better?
  • Fighting climate change: what difference can Europe and its young people make?

At the end of the day, all participants will converge to discuss their ideas during a Citizens’ Dialogue with the political leaders of the European Commission.

During the event participants will discover a large exhibition space and learn more about what the EU does for them with:

Follow the debate live on 8 May at 09:45 (EEST). You can also watch the award ceremony 'My European Solidarity Corps moment: photos of the month' with Commissioner Navracsics (16:10 EEST) and the award ceremony of the #MySocialEurope photo competition with Commissioner Thyssen (17:00 EEST). The citizens' dialogue with President Juncker and President Iohannis will be available live at 18:00 EEST.

See #futureofeurope on Twitter for more information on the EU.


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