Some important NEWS!
Welcome back to the European Parliament!
Complementing the online offer, the European Parliament is now welcoming individual visitors again onsite to the Hemicycle, House of European History and Parlamentarium in Belgium as well as to the European Parliament in Strasbourg and Jean Monnet House in France. For more information on what you can see and how to reserve a visit, visit our website.
The return to the classroom will set the rhythm for the year ahead and with this in mind THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, have put together a set of resources to encourage critical thinking, motivate young citizens, and help them to be ready to face today’s challenges. Attend an exclusive workshop with the House of European History team, debate with other young Europeans in an online European Youth Seminar, or take part in the upcoming European Youth Event (EYE2021) for an unforgettable learning experience. EYE2021 is the culmination of the European Parliament’s youth consultation process for the Conference on the Future of Europe, where the best ideas will be collected and fed into the political debate of the Conference. Have your voice heard!
Registrations for the European Youth Event (EYE2021) are now open!: EYE2021 will take place on 8 and 9 October 2021 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg and will bring together thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond. It is a unique opportunity for young Europeans to interact, get inspired and to shape and share their ideas on the future of Europe. All young people aged between 16 and 30 years old can take part. Participation at EYE2021 is free of charge, however participants need to arrange and cover their own travel and accommodation in Strasbourg, and be able to present a sanitary pass required by French authorities. Registrations are open until 12 September at 23:59 CEST. After this date participants will be able only to join the event online.
Online learning offer from the European Parliament: The European Parliament has developed learning resources to help bring the EU into the classroom. The educational tool Europe@school provides active lessons with seven independent modules and a teacher guide, where students can learn about the EU, its Member States, history, values and impact on our daily lives. It also includes a module on media literacy and disinformation. The material implements the idea of ‘learning by playing’, with quizzes, role-play games and exercises. It is the ideal tool for students from secondary and vocational schools, and it is available in 24 languages.