A European debate for young people on the topic "Europe in Kościerzyna – Kościerzyna in Europe".
The event was organised on the 7 June 2023 by 'Pomorskie in the European Union' Association together with Kościerski District. The event took place at I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Józefa Wybickiego (Secondary School) in Kościerzyna, Poland.
The main audience were local secondary school students, who will vote for the first time in the elections this or next year.
- Mr. Mieczysław Struk, Marshall of Pomorskie Voivodeship, Member of the European committee of the regions
- Dr. Aleksandra Borowicz, University of Gdańsk, member of Team Europe
- Ms. Alicja Żurawska, Governor of Kościerski District
Moderation by Ms. Małgorzata Matkowska from 'Pomorskie in the European Union' Association.
12:00 – 12:10
Welcome by PEUA and local government – Małgorzata Matkowska, Office Manager, Senior EU Policy Officer; Alicja Żurawska, Governor of Kościerski District
12:10 – 12:30
'Green Deal Going Local', flagship initiative of the European Committee of the Regions and European Funds for Pomerania 2021-2027 - Mieczysław Struk, Marshall of Pomorskie Voivodeship, Member of the European committee of the regions
12:30 – 12:50
Current priorities of the European Union and the main activities of the European Commission and the European Parliament in the context of current local and global challenges - Dr. Aleksandra Borowicz, University of Gdańsk, member of Team Europe
12:50 – 13:10
Kościerski District as part of the European Union, the most important projects and activities carried out by the local self-government – Alicja Żurawska, Governor of Kościerski District
13:10 – 13:30
Discussion panel: The European Union in difficult times of war in Ukraine, energy crisis, climate crisis, etc. - debate with participants