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European Youth Event 2021: 8-9 October 2021

Following the postponement of EYE2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic and the current evolution of the pandemic, the European Parliament will hold the EYE2021 on 8-9 October 2021. Young people from all over the EU and beyond will meet virtually and in-person in Strasbourg to share their stories and exchange their views with experts, decision-makers, activists and influencers.

EYE 2021 will feature both virtual and in-person activities in Strasbourg, as well as new hybrid formats and is the culmination of the European Parliament's youth consultation process for the Conference on the Future of Europe. Starting in May 2021, in collaboration with pan-European youth organisations, young people's ideas on the future of Europe will be collected on EYE2021 participants will explore these ideas in ideation workshops during the event. After a public voting process during EYE2021, the ideas will be consolidated into a report, presented to the Members of the Conference and fed into the political debate of the Conference.

General registration open from 6-12 September

All young people aged between 16 and 30 years old can register to take part. Registration is on an individual basis.   Groups from schools or groups of friends should register as individual participants.

Participation at EYE2021 is free of charge.  However participants need to arrange and cover their own travel and accommodation in Strasbourg, and be able to present a EU COVID digital pass, as required by French authorities.  

Background note:

Every two years, the European Youth Event (EYE) brings together at the European Parliament in Strasbourg thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond to shape and share their ideas on the future of Europe. It is a unique opportunity for 16 to 30 years olds to meet and inspire each other and exchange their views with experts, activists, influencers and decision-makers right in the heart of European democracy.


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