The European Youth Forum is very concerned with ongoing human rights violations in Belarus, which are severely impacting on the lives and freedoms of young people. We give our full support and solidarity to our Member, RADA, who continues to speak out for the rights of young people in Belarus.
When we talk about representation, there are many different ways to interpret what we mean. Are we talking about political representation in our parliaments and institutions? What about representation in our society more broadly? Who, or what, should be represented where?
On Tuesday 10 September, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced the new team of European Commissioners and their portfolios for the next five years. Tasked with some of the biggest issues facing Europe today, this team of Commissioners will be responsible for everything from protecting our planet to shaping the future of our societies.
Have you ever thought about what the lives of today’s young people look like? What would your life look like if you were attending high school, university, looking for a flat, an internship or your first job?