Policy Dialogue #20: "Engaging the youth in global politics: towards a stronger Europe in a changing world" with High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell
Last updated on Thursday, 08/12/2022
To mark the 2022 European Year of Youth, European Commissioners are meeting with young people to hear their concerns, perspectives and proposals to tackle some of todays’ most pressing challenges. In this framework, the High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell, is chairing on 8 December 2022 a dialogue with 15 young people from 18 to 35 years old and with an interest in foreign policy.
The participants come from different geographical (EU and non-EU), cultural and societal backgrounds. These young leaders will engage with HRVP Borrell on a dialogue and will have the opportunity to share their views on key topics relevant for EU foreign policy.
Expected topics will tackle the green transition, public diplomacy and youth engagement, disinformation, defense, the promotion of peace and security, and human rights.
The objectives of the dialogue with young people are to:
- Host a platform where the young leaders of tomorrow present and discuss with the HR/VP youth initiatives that play (or could play) a role in foreign affairs.
- Bring together young experts and today’s policy makers, forging a constructive dialogue on the future of the European Union in the world.
- Discuss the role of youth on EU foreign affairs and share a young vision for the future of the EU, as the leaders of tomorrow.