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Invitation to the Young European Council 2016 in Brussels (0)

From November 7 to November 11 the Young European Council 2016 (YEC16) will take place in Brussels.

Winner of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2016, the YEC fosters the exchange between future leaders and top policymakers. Guest speakers this year include Ms. Georgieva (Vice President European Commission), HE Ambassador de Gooijer (PR Netherlands), HE Ambassador Bonnici (PR Malta), Mr. Dassis (President EESC), and Ms. Schumacher (Director UN Women Brussels). Applicants are assessed on a rolling base. Final deadline to apply is October 2, 2016.

The YEC16 focussed on the topics of (1) Gender Equality and Social Inclusion, (2) Security and Home Affairs, (3) External Affairs and Development Aid, and (4) Structure and Budget of the EU. Participants are tasked with developing innovative proposals for EU policy making around above topics. The YEC is organized by Young European Leadership, a nonpartisan international nonprofit organization. Find more information on website