The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Bureau meeting on 11 September will include an online event with students,
young people and young local politicians from across Europe.
Participants will be invited to discuss with politicians working at both
local and EU level aspects of both the future of Europe and the role of
Apostolos Tzitzikostas, President of the European Committee of the
- Dr. Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner, Minister for Federal, European and International Affairs of North Rhine-Westphalia
Gabriele Bischoff, MEP
- Prof. Dr. Michael Kaeding, University of Duisburg-Essen
The event will take place exclusively online and will be streamed on
YouTube from the plenary hall of the Landtag
building in Düsseldorf.
2.30 p.m. - 2.35 p.m.
Welcoming address from Prof. Dr. Kaeding, introduction of panellists and
information on the programme
2.30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Topic 1: Is Europe fit for the future?
3 p.m. - 3.25 p.m.
Topic 2: What should the Conference on the Future of Europe seek to achieve
and how can young people get involved?
3.25 p.m. - 3.50 p.m.
Topic 3: What specific action should local politicians take to get young
people interested in politics in general and Europe in particular?
3.50 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Closing remarks from the moderator
Registration and questions
Participation at the event is by registration only. When registering, those
interested may also submit questions or concerns. Between 10 and 15
questions will be selected for the politicians to answer.
Follow the livestream here