G20, Y20 and Youth Unemployment

Posted on 16. December 2014

by Noora Löfström

noora-lofstrom2With 2014 almost over, the presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20) was passed to Turkey from Australia. The G20 met in mid-November in Brisbane, Australia and the outcome of the meetings and the communique was not as widely covered by the media as the premature departure of the Russian president. All eyes were on Putin; the G8 summit that was meant to be held in Sochi in June was transformed into a G7 meeting in Brussels without Russia, to protest against the Russian annexation of Crimea.

Why should I care about the Serbians?

Posted on 09. July 2014 by Lotta Schneidemesser Thursday, 21 May 2014. 9pm, the Serbian Embassy in Berlin The place looks more like a humanitarian help post or a storage space than a representative embassy:  hundreds of card board boxes are piled up in the hall way, the main room, along the walls, in front of the … Continue reading Why should I care about the Serbians?

FutureLab Europe talks with Henri Malosse, president at the EESC

04. June 2014 On Tuesday 3rd of June 2014 FutureLab Europe took part in an informal discussion with the president of the European Economic and Social Committee Henri Malosse to take stock of the recent European elections results. The President called this meeting with young European opinion-leaders was to address his concern about the widespread … Continue reading FutureLab Europe talks with Henri Malosse, president at the EESC

FutureLab Europe on Handelsblatt Young Europe: European election series

19. May 2014 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 first respondent was Kateřina Pekárek (29) from Czech Republic, living in Germany. … Continue reading FutureLab Europe on Handelsblatt Young Europe: European election series

Missing a generation in EU politics?

13. May 2014

futurelab-europe_missing-a-generation-in-eu-politics_2013Why and how to involve young citizens all around Europe to raise their claims – in and beyond voting? FutureLab Europe has approached 1100 young Europeans and compiled an issue paper which provides insight and recommendations on how to better implement the young generations’ valuable impetus for Europe.