Un program obligatoriu despre politici europene, menit să-i ajute pe cetățeni să voteze în cunoștință de cauză, a fost cea mai votată propunere la ediția 2019 a manifestării „Europa ta, părerea ta!” (Your Europe, Your Say — YEYS), organizată pentru tineri de Comitetul Economic și Social European (CESE) la 21 și 22 martie 2019. Această inițiativă și alte trei propuneri selecționate, axate pe utilizarea noilor tehnologii și a platformelor de comunicare socială pentru a spori participarea la alegerile europene, vor fi trimise Parlamentului European spre examinare.
Better scrutiny and management of food waste, an internationally agreed European history curriculum to combat nationalism, and better knowledge of the EU via the creation of a European day for schools. These were the main recommendations made to policy-makers by the students who took part in Your Europe, Your Say! (YEYS) to overcome the challenges the EU is facing.
You are our present and future, and Europe needs you: with these words, EESC Vice-President Gonçalo Lobo Xavier welcomed 99 young people to the yearly Your Europe, Your Say! event organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
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.
According to Eurostat figures, in May 2016 there were 4,197 million unemployed young people (18.6%) in the EU-28. Although an improvement on the previous year (20.3%), the figure remains appalling and shows that the threat of a "lost generation", which has loomed large since the beginning of the economic and financial crisis, is still hanging dangerously over Europe. Despite this, businesses across the EU are struggling to find young people with the skills they need.
33 schools from across Europe selected to come to Brussels to discuss migration