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Programme

Get the programme and all the details to get prepared for a successful Euroscola day in Strasbourg!

Overview

  • 8:00 am Arrival at the European Parliament
  • 9:15 am Breakfast
  • 10:00 am Morning session in the plenary chamber: introduction to the European Union, school presentations, questions & answers
  • 12:45 pm Lunch and start of the "Eurogame"
  • 2:00 pm Students meet in committees to debate one of six topics that have been prepared in advance
  • 3:00 pm Roundtable discussion between teachers and an EP official
  • 4:00 pm Presentation of committee reports in the plenary, Final of the "Eurogame" and presentation of certificates
  • 6:00 pm Departure
 

The Committees in details:

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Themes 2017

Environment and renewable energy

What can we do to promote sustainable development? Is it possible to pursue economic development without endangering the planet? What policy should the European Union adopt on the environment and renewable energy? What can we do to change people’s attitudes?

Security and Human rights

Is it acceptable to restrict human rights when security is at stake? What is the importance of such fundamental rights as freedom of expression, gender equality and data protection to civic culture in Europe? What should be done if an EU Member State breaches these principles? Ought Europe to restrict freedom of expression where there is a security risk?

Development aid

What development policy should Europe pursue? To what extent is the European Union responsible for the development of non-EU countries? Does the economic and financial crisis justify a reduction in the EU’s financial involvement in external development? What aid can it provide?

Europe's future

What would you like to change about Europe? What form should relations between Europe and its neighbours take? What should Europe's role be in a globalised world? To what extent should Europe promote its values in the world?

Migration & integration

What role should Europe play in the context of migration and integration? How can we manage migration flows in the Euro-Mediterranean region? Does Europe have a duty of solidarity? How can migrants be harmoniously integrated into European society?

Youth employment

Youth employment: a challenge to Europe? What job opportunities does Europe afford to young people today? What measures should be taken by the Member States and the European Union to promote youth employment more?

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Themes 2018

Environment and renewable energy

What can we do to promote sustainable development? Is it possible to pursue economic development without endangering the planet? What policy should the European Union adopt on the environment and renewable energy? What can we do to change people’s attitudes?

Security and Human rights

Is it acceptable to restrict human rights when security is at stake? What is the importance of such fundamental rights as freedom of expression, gender equality and data protection to civic culture in Europe? What should be done if an EU Member State breaches these principles? Ought Europe to restrict freedom of expression where there is a security risk?

2018: European Year of cultural heritage

Can we promote the cultural diversity of Europe? How can we support the cultural sector and develop its full economic potential? What activities would you like to organize to promote intercultural dialogue? What is the impact of European cultural heritage on EU international relations?

Europe's future

What would you like to change about Europe? What form should relations between Europe and its neighbours take? What should Europe's role be in a globalised world? To what extent should Europe promote its values in the world?

Migration & integration

What role should Europe play in the context of migration and integration? How can we manage migration flows in the Euro-Mediterranean region? Does Europe have a duty of solidarity? How can migrants be harmoniously integrated into European society?

Youth employment

Youth employment: a challenge to Europe? What job opportunities does Europe afford to young people today? What measures should be taken by the Member States and the European Union to promote youth employment more?

 
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Eurogame

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Eurogame is a multiple choice questionnaire. Since every question comes in a different language the youth are forced to speak to the other students of different nationalities in order to form a team. Every team is made up of four participants.