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YDE - Young Democrats for Europe

International Non-Governmental Youth Organisation - Observers
Democracy and young people
The Young Democrats for Europe is the youth wing of the European Democratic Party and of Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Parliamentary Group. It was announced on 9 May 2007, the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, and formally established at its first conference on 22 September 2007 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The founding members are the youth wings of the seven EDP founding political parties. After 3 congresses in Brussels, Bilbao and in Paris, the YDE has 11 members in 9 European countries and partners in a dozen of other European countries.

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Joint Statement: Let’s get more young people into the next European Parliament

Statement - 10/01/2024

50% of the world's population is under 30 years old. But globally only 2.91% of the world’s parliamentarians are under 30. Mapped onto 365 days, 10 January is the last day young voices are represented in parliaments around the world. That is why the United Nations have dubbed this day the #NoSayDay.