• Youth and EP Candidates in Dialogue: European Elections Debate

This event provides a platform for an active exchange of perspectives, ideas, and concerns, facilitating direct engagement between young individuals and candidates for the European Parliament. Addressing critical issues such as climate change, economic policies, mental health, human rights, social justice, and education. Through proactive dialogue, young participants and EP candidates are invited to express their views and gain valuable insights, paving the way for a more inclusive and responsive political environment. 

Our distinguished speakers include:
Lucie Rousselle, EP Candidate (Belgium), Member of Cabinet of EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders & City councillor in Ixelles, Representing MR (Renew Europe)
Johan Langerock, EP Candidate (Belgium), policy advisor for the Greens/EFA in the European Parliament, Representing Groen (Greens)
Olivia Ten Horn, EP Candidate (Belgium), Staff member at Ligo Brusselleer, Education Sector, Representing Volt (Greens)
Sebastian Berchesan, Executive Secretary at Stand Up for Europe - moderator
This event is part of the Forward EU project, aiming to cultivate a sense of belonging to the EU, increasing young people’s willingness to participate in decision-making processes, and building awareness and understanding for the EU's role and impact within local communities.
  • Meet Your Policymaker
Stand Up for Europe is inviting you to an interactive discussion with Members of the European Parliament at STAM Europa. Take this opportunity to get to know your MEPs, ask them questions about their work, and discover how to get engaged. At the end of the event, you will get the chance to network and to further discuss topics of interest and/or concern for you.
  • Follow Up of "World Café Event"

We invite you to the follow up of "World Café Event".

World Café is an international online event to raise awareness on the opinions and views of young people when participating in the democratic life of their communities. This event is co-founded by the European Union.

World Café was the first event of the "Make Your Vote!" project. Make Your Vote! will strengthen democratic participation and young people’s voice in decision-making by raising necessary skills and creating tools to participate effectively in public and civic life.

 

  • World Café

World Café is an international online event to raise awareness on the opinions and views of young people when participating in the democratic life of their communities. This event is co-founded by the European Union.

World Café is the first event of the "Make Your Vote!" project. Make Your Vote! will strengthen democratic participation and young people’s voice in decision-making by raising necessary skills and creating tools to participate effectively in public and civic life.

 

  • Stand Up Talk on German Politics & the EU

After Angela Merkel’s 16 year tenure as the German chancellor ended. Olaf Scholz substituted her as the New German Chancellor. For the first time, three parties are governing together in the Bundestag: Social Democrats, Greens & Liberals.🤝 

How will the new German Government influence the future of Europe?

What impact can we expect of the new government on the political situation in Europe?

🗣️Moderated by Stand Up for Europe's President, Alain Deneef.
Guest speaker: Jeanette Süß.
Jeanette Süß has been working as European Affairs Manager at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Brussels office since May 2020. Before joining FNF, she worked at the European Union Institute for Security Studies in Paris, at the Expert Council of German Foundations on Integration and Migration (SVR) as well as in think tanks and foundations with a Franco-German outlook.
  • What is the state of EU migration in Europe?
🛫Numerous people try to reach out to Europe to flee their country. The growing disagreements within the European Union over opening or closing borders, the imposition of quotas and systems of admission, the Belarus border crisis, and other issues lead to serious discord among the member states.
The discussion will be an opportunity to learn more about European member states' & the EU´s responses in terms of integration & actions. 🇪🇺
What are the main challenges in the refugee and asylum policy in the EU?
What are the opportunities in the EU to improve migrants’ integration?

Moderated by Stand Up for Europe's President, Alain Deneef.

Guest speakers:

  • Jörg Gebhard, President of the Belgian Jesuit Refugee Service

  • Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels, Professor  at the University of Kent - Reader in Migration and Politics

  • Sinem Yilmaz, Integration Policy Analyst at Migration Policy Group