Klimastreik in Erfurt. Foto: Tobias Möritz CC BY-SA 2.0


Today’s political decisions have a massive impact on the world of tomorrow. Young people deserve to have a strong say in this – because they will one day have to live in this world. I am committed to strengthening the political participation of youth and young people. By lowering the voting age, creating new participation formats and promoting European exchanges, for example through Erasmus+ or the European Solidarity Corps.

We need to involve young people more

Young people from many different countries recently visited us in the European Parliament in Brussels. They are involved with the European Movement, the Young European Federalists or are generally interested in cohesion in the EU.

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