The Fourth FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels

30. September 2014 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. During their week … Continue reading The Fourth FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels

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

Democracy is like a long-term relationship. Exhausting, but rewarding

Posted on 30. May 2014 by Miruna Troncota The financial crisis has rekindled debates about the legitimacy of the European Union (EU) and, in particular, whether citizens trust the EU and its deepening democratic deficit. My question for people who claim they have “lost faith in the EU” is really simple. Think in business terms. … Continue reading Democracy is like a long-term relationship. Exhausting, but rewarding

Third FutureLab Annual Forum: Day 1-3

FutureLab Annual Forum: Day 1 - by Max Eklund “Why should I care about the EU, especially when they put so much time on regulating curved cucumbers?” a confused citizen asks a campaigner handing out flyers for the upcoming European elections in May 2014. The line of reasoning, to many of us strangely familiar, might be … Continue reading Third FutureLab Annual Forum: Day 1-3

The third FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels

18. October 2013 From 13 - 19 October the third FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels. It brought together the 23 new participants of FutureLab Europe: bright young professionals who want to play an active part in shaping the future direction of Europe. Each one of them has proven high potential within the … Continue reading The third FutureLab Europe Annual Forum took place in Brussels