The Young Perspective on Europe

Europe has to be a “citizen project” in order to succeed. It needs fresh ideas and innovative concepts as well as a strong supportive base from among its younger generations. Outstanding alumni from ten European Foundations get selected into FutureLab Europe. Through their blog, in public debates and through their individual projects they share their young perspective on democratic participation, equal opportunities and identity in Europe.

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Missing a generation in EU politics: How to involve young Europeans?

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The latest EU Barometer in its post-election survey 2014 confirms the findings of FutureLab Europe’s report on the fact that the young generation is missing in EU politics: The greatest abstainers in the European elections, meanwhile, were young people (18-24 year-olds), despite the fact that it is they who generally express the most positive feelings about the EU.

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FutureLab Europe presents young generation’s workplan for EU Commission

What are the topics the new EU Commission needs to tackle foremost in the eyes of young Europeans? FutureLab Europe participants defined their priorities with regard to the political guidelines for the EU Commission that its president Jean-Claude Juncker just presented.

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The Fourth FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels

The fourth edition of the FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels from 21 - 26 September 2014. A new FLE ‘generation’ of young, bright professionals conveyed to the European Policy Centre to discuss issues revolving around “The State of Democracy and Equal Opportunities”, this year overall topic.

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