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European Youth Event 2016 Call for participants

The European Parliament has launched a call for participants for the European Youth Event taking place from 20 to 21 May 2016 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
EYE 2016 will include a large variety of activities run under the motto “Together we can make a change” in a political, social and cultural sense.

All activities will focus on the five new themes:
– War and peace: Perspectives for a peaceful planet
– Apathy or participation: Agenda for a vibrant democracy
– Exclusion or access: Crackdown on youth unemployment
– Stagnation or innovation: Tomorrow’s world of work
– Collapse or success: New ways for a sustainable Europe.

Who can take part?

Young Europeans aged between 16 and 30 years (on the starting date of the event), registered as a group of at least 10 people, coming from:

EU 28 Member states
Candidate countries (Albania, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey)
Neighbouring countries (Armenia, Andorra, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Morocco, Moldova, Principality of Monaco, Norway, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Ukraine, Switzerland, San Marino)
How to take part?

Registration for taking part in the event will only be possible as a group of minimum 10 participants.Groups can only be registered by their group leader, who will be responsible for the participants in their groups. No individual registrations will be accepted.The group leader must be older than 18 years.

When is the deadline?

Registration of groups is open until 31 December 2015 or until the maximum capacity (7.000 articipants) of the event is reached. Therefore we recommend signing up early.

Costs and fees?

There is no fee for attending the EYE2016; however participants will need to cover their own transport, accommodation and meals.

Find out more here