The European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s European Development Days (EDD), 17 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the sustainable development field. The Young Leaders Programme will consist of a 10-day visit to Brussels, where Young Leaders will meet EU experts, stakeholders and play a leading role in the EDD Programme, which will include speaking in various session alongside global leaders. Applications will close on Friday 21 February.
The European Development Days is Europe’s premier forum for international cooperation and development. Organised by the European Commission, it brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. It will take place this year on 9-10 June 2020 in Brussels. The title of this year’s event is "The Green Deal for a Sustainable Future".