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The final report of The 25 Percent is out!
Read the final report of The 25 Percent, summarising more than 12,000 ideas from young people all over
Our final event: let’s celebrate what we achieved together!
Since June 2021, The 25 Percent project has involved young people from different backgrounds in a conversation on the
Young people shape the future of Europe – your recommendations
Read the recommendations on the Future of Europe drafted by young activists and
“Change starts with us!” Report: Your Ideas in the Spotlight!
We have read, analysed and summarised over 4,000 ideas on the future of Europe. Read our
Markéta Brabcová: campaigning for gender equality in politics
Markéta always knew that she wanted to become more active in society. She was interested in feminism and gender
Edvardas Vabuolas: The Voices of the Youth
I have always been a firm believer that students, their opinions, their ideas, their actions, can make a big difference
Dawid Reja: The importance of Volunteering
I have always been a very active person, I like to be everywhere and exploit my passions to the fullest. My main
Paulius Serapinas: Equal access to opportunities for all
You could say it my engagement with equalising access to opportunities for all to all started about twelve or thirteen
Roger Tibar: Empowering the Young People
“If you want something, make it happen yourself” has been my motto since I entered the youth field in
Young people shape the future of Europe Event – Register now and be mindblown!
Do you have ideas on how the future of Europe should look like, but none ever listens to you?Do you want to develop
Triine Kose: The Difference I make at the Youth Council
I have always been a young activist, already when I was in elementary school I put all my time and effort into
Anna Kelemen: Education and Youth Rights
For about 5 years I have been involved in working to solve social problems related to education and youth rights, both
Raimonda Bogužaitė: Young people to city and back
At school, in eighth grade, I opened my eyes to the various problems affecting my classmates and young people like me.
Erwan Laurent: Run the distance Paris-Berlin at the time of travel restrictions
“I really wanted to get involved in something, but I didn’t know at all how to go about it. It became a
Antonios Tsapatakis: Now people with disabilities can serve in the Police
My daily routine after the accident was a challenge. In 2005, I was successfully admitted to the Greek Police Academy
Álvaro: active citizenship and climate action
Álvaro González Pérez is one of those people who secretly have a day of 36 hours, otherwise you couldn’t explain
Patrik: Advocating for the Rights of MS Patients in Europe
I got to know Patrik Puljić because he was invited to speak at an event of the European Youth Forum. His story
Kelvin: Artivism and No-Hate Speech
Is it possible to combine art, activism and youth politics? Kelvin Akpaloo is the living proof that this is possible,
EU in simple
The Future of the European Union: What is the Conference on the Future of Europe
What is the European Union? Most people don’t find it easy to answer this question, and for a good reason. The
EU in simple
Why a Conference on the Future of Europe?
Have you heard about the Conference on the Future of Europe? A hint: it is not a Conference. If you are curious about
Nesrin: Gender Equality and Intercultural dialogue
I didn’t know anything about Nesrin El-Isa before being introduced to her by the Austrian National Youth Council.
Anuna De Wever: Youth and Climate Action
For Anuna De Wever, volunteering in a refugee camp lead to organising the first youth climate strike in Belgium. Get to
Marius Schlageter: Youth is a marginalised age group
Today we had the pleasure to meet Marius from Germany. Marius is Vice President of the Federal Youth Council, a board
Alejandra Piot Pérez-Abadín: From Instagram to Activism
We had a fantastic time with Alejandra, a young Spanish woman who suddenly realised she was an advocate. A simple
Damiano Censi – Imagining Sisyphus happy
Today we meet Damiano, a recently graduated PhD in Law and Economics, currently based in Bologna. Damiano started being
EU in simple
What is the Conference on the Future of Europe?
What is the Conference on the Future of Europe? It is a one-year process to engage citizens in designing the Europe of
Tassos Papachristou – Campaigning on greener transportation
In 2019, Tassos and few other friends from the University of Maastricht started a campaign on fairer taxation for the
EU in simple
How Green is the European Green Deal?
In the 2019 European Parliament elections the group of the Greens increased from 50 to 74 members. It was clear that
What to learn from Greta Thunberg
In less than three years, Greta Thunberg has turned from a teenager protesting alone in front of the Swedish national