33 schools from across Europe to come to Brussels to discuss the future of the EU. Today the EESC selected the schools which will be participating in this year's edition of Your Europe Your Say!, its flagship event for youth. In 2017, the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome will be the theme of the Committee’s annual "Your Europe, Your Say!" youth event, offering young people from around Europe the opportunity to share their ideas about the EU of yesterday, today and tomorrow. Each of the schools - which were selected from over 680 applications at a draw, will send a delegation of 3 students and a teacher to Brussels to participate in a youth plenary session on 30-31 March 2017, back to back with the ...
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