EYE: what is it? 


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Find out what EYE is all about 

From 9-11 May 2014, Parliament will open its doors to up to 5,000 young Europeans to come and participate in the European Youth Event. They will have to be aged between 16 and 30 and come from one of the EU member states or the candidate countries,

What is it?

The European Parliament will open its doors to thousands of young people from all over the EU and invite them to meet with European decision-makers and speakers with a wide range of professional experience to exchange ideas and perspectives on youth-related issues, develop new, innovative ways and solutions to crucial questions for the future and experience the rich cultural diversity within the European Union through the staging of various cultural performances.


On 9-11 May 2014, from Friday morning to Sunday noon.


Strasbourg, France, inside and outside the European Parliament's premises.


The EYE 2014 will include a large variety of activities run under the motto "Ideas for a better Europe" in a political, social and cultural sense. Activities will focus on five main themes: youth unemployment, digital revolution, future of the European Union, sustainability and European Values.

Altogether, the three-day event will offer political debates and workshops, roleplay games, a youth village and a festival organised by the European Youth Forum, a concert and a street festival


Young Europeans from EU member states, candidate states and neighbourhood countries aged between 16 and 30 years.