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13/12/2013

Malta’s Youth on the Move in Valetta

In the Maltese capital of Valetta on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 December, the Youth on the Move event was organised by the European Commission, in the frame of the European Year of Citizens 2013.

Targeted predominantly at 15 to 30-year olds, the event saw the participation of several public and private organisations which implement projects in the fields of education and employment in Malta. The European Commission Representation in Malta held an event which focused on opportunities for young people within the EU.

Visitors had the opportunity to engage directly with MEPs, youth organisation representatives experts, as well as with young people who have already benefited from the implemented measures, during a panel discussion ‘Europe for Youth: Panel discussion on young people and the EU’  (L-Ewropa għaż-Żgħażagħ: Diskussjoni miż-żgħażagħ dwar l-UE u dwar l-opportunitajiet li din toffrilhom; attività għas-Sena Ewropea taċ-Ċittadini 2013).

As well as this range of speakers (shown in the photograph below) discussing the EU and its opportunities for young people, the two-day event included interactive sessions, fun activities and performances by break-dance and hip hop dancers.

 

Caption (From Left): (standing) Joe Sciberras (NCP - MEUSAC), (seated) Isabelle Camilleri (President - National Youth Council of Malta), Roberta Metsola (MEP), Karl Engerer (Communications & Activities Officer - EUPU), Bridget Borg (Student & Beneficiary - ITS), Ryan Mercieca (Vice-President KNZ; President GUG; IVLP Alumni), Nicole Micallef (Student & Beneficiary- Saint Theresa College)

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