The EU is often seen as an elitist political project. What is often overlooked however are the opportunities the EU regularly offers to its younger citizens (ages 13 – 30).
There are more and more opportunities for young people to get involved in politics, isn’t it time you had your say? Find out how other people have taken part and the organisations helping to get the political engagement ball rolling.
Most EU citizens agree that the EU should spend more on tackling poverty in developing countries. 2015 is the first European Year to deal with these issues and Europe's international role.
The EU Youth Report 2015, published by the European Comission, gives a full picture of the situation of young people and how policymakers have addressed it in the period 2013-2015.
Becoming an EU citizen does not take any effort; anyone with the nationality of an EU country is also an EU citizen. Over 500 million people from 28 countries can call themselves EU citizens, but what does EU citizenship mean?
There are different ways of getting your ideas across, such as voting or Structured Dialogue. But if it’s not election time or if your issue is not exactly related to politics, there are other ways you can be heard.