Young European Council

Join the most brilliant young minds of Europe

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Young European Council

Sunday, Nov. 15th, 11:45am to Thursday, Nov. 19th, 2pm

Rue Wiertz

Bruxelles, Bruxelles

Shape the future of your generation

The Young European Council (YEC) will convene 3 young and passionate delegates from each EU Member State bringing together 100 aspiring leaders to the European Parliament. The topics of negotiations are Energy Union and Climate Action, Migration and Home Affairs, and Education to Employment.

Why is this event unique?

  • It is not a simulation, this is real
  • Participants from all 28 EU Member States
  • Every person represents his country of origin/residence
  • Direct interaction with experienced senior leaders
  • Networking opportunities for a career in international relations
  • Interaction and visits at the European Parliament, European Commission, and Council of the European Union


15th November Sunday

Arrival and registration

Tour of Brussels

Committee Dinners

16th November Monday

Opening Ceremony at the European Parliament

Induction at the European Commission

Networking Time

17th November Tuesday

Negotiations at the European Parliament

Eat and Meet dinner with policy makers

18th November Wednesday

Negotiations at the European Parliament

Networking Time

19th November Thursday

Closing Ceremony at the Council of the European Union


Example of past guests

The YEC is organized by Young European Leadership

Young European Leadership (YEL) is an international nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering young leaders and future decision makers from Europe and beyond. YEL’s activities aim at enabling young adults from all backgrounds to shape the future of their generation and Europe as a whole, fostering young solutions to global and local challenges.