It is a shame that so many abstain from the ballots

Posted on 13. May 2014 by Noora Löfström What do young people feel when they think of Europe? What would they want to change, where does the EU plays on their nerves? Handelsblatt Online and FutureLab Europe joined forces to bring up a set of young voices. The respondent today is Noora Lampinen (26) from … Continue reading It is a shame that so many abstain from the ballots

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

07. April 2014 László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion was the keynote speaker at the 3rd FutureLab Europe spring conference. The debate focused on the involvement of younger generations in the forthcoming European elections. The low turn-out among young European voters in the 2009 European elections has been alarming. Only 30% … Continue reading Missing a generation in EU politics: How to involve young Europeans?

Would you like to be left in a trial without your lawyer? If not, then vote in the EU elections this May!

Posted on 04. April 2014 by Miruna Troncota The recent crisis and the following austerity measures have had an enormous impact on citizens’ trust in EU institutions and have made Euro-skepticism a rule rather than an exception. As a matter of fact less than half eligible citizens voted in last European election in 2009, resulting in … Continue reading Would you like to be left in a trial without your lawyer? If not, then vote in the EU elections this May!