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Get youth out of Crisis

2nd Greens/EFA and FYEG youth Conference


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



Greens/EFA debriefing of the plenary session


We desperately need stronger action on social rights


Greens/EFA debriefing of the plenary session

Press release

Recovery Fund essential to ecological transition

Responsible MEPs

Reinhard Bütikofer
Reinhard Bütikofer
Karima Delli
Karima Delli
Ska Keller
Ska Keller
Jean Lambert
Jean Lambert

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