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European Year of Youth

On 15 September 2021, President von der Leyen announced in her State of the Union Address that the European Commission will propose to make 2022 the European Year of Youth, ‘a year dedicated to empowering those who have dedicated so much to others’. Highlighting the confidence that she draws for Europe’s future from the inspiration provided by Europe's young people, President von der Leyen added that ‘if we are to shape our Union in their mould, young people must be able to shape Europe's future.’  Stay tuned to the European Youth Portal for a wealth of impactful events and initiatives upcoming in 2022 and be sure to make your students’ voices heard!

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