To answer that question over 200 young people and policy makers from across Europe met at the EU Youth Conference held in Malta (20-23 March 2017) and developed a concrete action plan for use by Member States
Do you feel your views are not being heard by policy makers? DEEP-Linking Youth has developed a social media monitoring platform to connect EU policy makers with the challenges faced by young Europeans.
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.
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.
Old enough to vote yet? What do you know about elections? Voting is the highest form of participation available for citizens of democratic societies and a right that should be used to the fullest.
Structured Dialogue is a discussion between young people and policy makers about certain themes, to make sure the opinion of young people is taken into account in defining the EU’s youth policies.