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.

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?

European youth want decisive action for Summit

18. October 2013 ©FutureLab EuropeEuropean leaders must take swift and efficient action on the political issues at their agenda at the upcoming Summit. This was the conclusion of a meeting of participants of FutureLab Europe and students at the College of Europe when they met on 17 October in Bruges, as the “European Youth Council”. … Continue reading European youth want decisive action for Summit

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