Young people are the future of Europe. It’s a cliché, but it’s true; if EU leaders want young people to vote in the upcoming European Parliament elections, then they will need to adopt policies that appeal to young voters. Politicians need to address the challenges and issues that young people care about, otherwise the EU will remain distant and out-of-touch.
So, just what are the challenges and issues that young people care about? Climate change? Education? Youth unemployment? Housing prices? Ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections, the European Youth Forum has adopted a policy platform of ten ideas to help #YouthUP the elections. Could these policies help address the issues young Europeans care about?
Curious to know more about the 10 ideas that could help fix Europe for young people? We’ve summarised them in an infographic below (click for a bigger version). You can read about the ideas in greater detail here.
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