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Get youth out of Crisis: 2nd Greens/EFA and FYEG youth Conference

Event
Public conference
Date
9 April 2014 from 09:00 to 23:00
Place
Working morning 09h00 - 14h00
Venue: The Egg - Rue Bara 175, 1070 Anderlecht

Conference 14h00 - 19h00
Venue: European Parliament, Brussels, room JAN 2Q2

Social evening 19h00 - 23h00
Venue: Les Halles Saint-Géry - Place Saint-Géry 1, 1000 Brussels
09.04.2014

  • REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

 

Working morning

Venue: The Egg - Rue Bara 175, 1070 Anderlecht

9.00-10.00h    

Welcome by FYEG - Federation of Young European Greens

Presentation of the program "Youth out of Crisis"

Political speech by Greens/EFA MEP Ska Keller

10.00-12.00h

Parallel workshops with speakers from Commission, civil society and EP

  • a.    Key to Success? Open up the locks to Education 
    • Ska Keller, Greens/EFA MEP
    • Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot, Education and Training in Europe 2020 Governance, Head of Unit, European Commission
    • Nora Kleibel, Member of OBESSU's board

  • b.    Job creation and mobility
    • Marije Cornelissen, Greens/EFA MEP
    • Robbert Coenmans, FNV Jong (Youth Dutch Trade Union)
    • Semih Eski, CNV Jong

  • c.    Social Europe
    • Jean Lambert, Greens/EFA MEP
    • Ignacio Doreste, ETUC, Youth Officer

  • d.    Democracy and Participation
    • Ulrike Lunacek, Greens/EFA MEP
    • John Buckley, Spunout.ie, Youth Engagement officer
    • Terry Reinke, FYEG former Co-spokesperson
    • Protesilaos Stavrou, political advisor to Rui Tavares

  • e.    Environment and Green Economy
    • Nikos Chrysogelos, Greens/EFA MEP
    • Stephane Bourgeois, Head of Regulatory Affairs EWEA - The European Wind Energy Association
    • David Heller, Friends of the Earth Europe

12.00-13.00h    

Lunch boxes + travel to Esplanade

13.30-14.00h   

Action! Place Lux/Esplanade

Conference at the European Parliament

Venue: European Parliament, Brussels, room JAN 2Q2

14.00-15.00h   

Registration to the EP

15.00-15.30h   

Opening by FYEG Co-Spokesperson Micha, Greens/EFA MEP Raül Romeva

Presentation FYEG Manifesto by Krassina Demireva, FYEG Co-Spokesperson

15.30-16.30h   

Debate on working groups conclusions

16.30-17.00h   

Coffee break

17.00-18.30h

What can the European Union do for young people?

  • Ska Keller, Greens/EFA MEP
  • Pascal Lejeune, Head of Unit Youth, DG Education and Culture. 
  • Amadeu Altafaj Tardio, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Olli Rehn (DG ECFIN)
  • Dominique Mitchell, European Federation for Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions

Moderation by Michael Bloss, FYEG Co-Spokesperson

18.30-19.00h    

Closing remarks by Greens/EFA MEPs:

Jean Lambert, Rui Tavares

Social evening

Venue: Les Halles Saint-Géry - Place Saint-Géry 1, 1000 Brussels

19.30-20.30h    

Dinner

21.00-23.00h    

Live music

More information:

Guillermo Rodríguez

Climate Change Campaigner
Tel. Brussels +32-2-2843140