Live Chat YOUth and the European Parliament

The slogan that the business of politics belongs exclusively to old women and men is obsolete. Approximately 10 per cent of all Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are younger than 40 years. What does that mean to the decision-making process in the Parliament?

Three MEPs, Fabio de Masi, Victor Negrescu and Francesc Gambús, explained their work to the chat participants on 7. October 2014.


We must distinguish between those issues that really need a European perspective, from those issues where the most national perspective is also useful.” (Francesc Gambús feeling both European and Catalan.)

You can reread the full live chat here.