José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, participated in the European Youth Week 2013 which celebrated the 25 years of EU Youth Programmes: "Youth for Europe", "Youth" and "Youth in Action". They notably attended the launch of a hot air balloon with Paolo Nespoli, astronaut at the European Space Agency (ESA). The day after Androulla Vassiliou took part in a panel debate on the 25th year of the EU Youth Programmes 1988-2013.

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