01 September 2014

White Paper: European Digital Youth Summit - EDYS 2014

EDYS brough together over 100 specialists, young people and representatives of public and academic institutions, NGOs, mass media and companies from 14 countries (France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Croatia, Lithuania, Iceland and Turkey).

The summit tackled important topics for European young people such as digital behaviour and employment trying to find realistic solutions to raise employability and to encourage digital entrepreneurship. The event was organized under the patronage of the European Parliament and answers key issues from Digital Agenda for Europe such as digital awareness, digital skills, digital jobs and digital entrepreneurship.

Where & when?
The event took place in Bucharest, Romania on the 28th of August 2014 being organized by GEYC and hosted by the Romanian Parliament - Chamber of Deputies at the Palace of the Parliament.

What is the White Paper?
As a result of the summit, the participants submitted recommendations to European and national policy makers in order to raise awareness upon the needs of young people, digital trends and to suggest ways to improve youth employment at European level.

In March 2013 we celebrated GEYC13 Anniversary