As the Conference on the Future of Europe gains momentum, young Europeans immersed themselves in a simulation of federal European structures. The project “Y-FED: Europe is what you make of it” implemented a new bloc constitution written by European youth in 2017, a dry run of a possible new Union, with federal institutions.
EURACTIV takes a closer look at the future of federalism within the EU, whether the idea holds relevance in today’s political climate and whether the Conference is likelier to drive or hinder the movement.
In an interview with EURACTIV, federalist MEP Sandro Gozi dismissed as "hilarious" calls by the European conservative and far-right parties for a deep reform of the EU in view of the debate on the future of Europe, saying the …
The EU-wide exercise on the future of the bloc could give new impetus to the federalist-minded group in the European Parliament who have been struggling in the past years to connect with young Europeans.
While the coronavirus pandemic has left a scar on an entire generation of young people’s mental health; a youth-led political simulation game has exposed the failure of governments to support its young people.
Rebecca Gaff is a Project Assistant at the …