EYE 2018: “You are the children of a modern, democratic and open Europe”

More than 8,000 young people descended on the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 1-2 June to discuss their ideas for a better Europe. Here are some of the highlights.

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Inspiring ideas, renewed energy, fresh inspiration for Europe's future: EYE 2018 was the third edition of Parliament’s European Youth Event
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Opening EYE 2018, President Antonio Tajani told participants that they have "a vital role to play in building the Europe of tomorrow”.
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The President told those in attendance at EYE 2018 that they were “the children of a modern, democratic and open Europe”.
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EYE featured debates on topics including the digital revolution, the impact of globalisation, the future of Europe and climate change.
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The 100 best ideas emerging from the EYE workshops and debates will be included in the EYE 2018 report.
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The best of these ideas will also be presented to Parliament committees in the autumn.
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EYE 2018 took place less than one year ahead of the next European elections in May 2019.
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It marked the launch of the ThisTimeImVoting.eu website to motivate young people to make their voices heard ahead of the EU elections.

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