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‘Youth Sounding Board’: young people’s voice for international partnerships

Mar 29, 2021 | News

(29 March 2021) – The Commission today launched a call for applications to participate in the Youth Sounding Board for International Partnerships, an advising committee for EU external action.

Youth Sounding Board
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The board will advise the Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen on the relevance and effectiveness of EU external action when it comes to youth.

The Youth Sounding Board for International Partnerships will be composed of 25 members, aged from 18 to 30 years old, from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East, Latin America, and the Caribbean, as well as from the European Union.

During their two-year term, the members will advise on topics of EU external action, including education, employment, the environment, climate change, and digitalisation.

They will also have their say on issues such as human rights and democracy, gender, social inclusion and health, as well as media, culture and the arts.

Applications are open until 26 April 2021.

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