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Join us at Parliament’s youth event EYE2023 and share your ideas for the future of Europe. Take part in our Instagram contest and win a trip to Strasbourg.

On 9-10 June, thousands of people aged 16 to 30 from across the EU will take over the European Parliament in Strasbourg for the European Youth Event (EYE) to discuss and share ideas on how to shape the future of Europe.

Opening plenary session, EYE 2021

Joined by experts, activists, influencers and decision-makers, young people will have the opportunity to interact, exchange views and get inspired right at the heart of European democracy.

The fifth edition of the event, EYE2023 will feature both in-person and hybrid activities in Strasbourg. Almost 200 activities are planned, including debates, discussions, networking opportunities, artistic performances, sports and interactive workshops.

EYE Village concert 2021

Some of the activities are organised in cooperation with other institutions, international organisations, civil society and youth organisations.

Even if the deadline to register for the event has passed, you still have a chance to join by participating in our Instagram competition.

 If you like taking pictures and illustrating the topics concerning you and other Europeans, then you could be among the six winners of this competition and secure a trip to Strasbourg.

 The steps are simple:

  • Follow both @europeanparliament and @ep_eye on Instagram,
  • Participate with at least one photo related to one of the following EYE topics:
    • Protecting nature
    • Your rights
    • Welcome
  • Share your photo with three friends that you think should participate in the contest, using the hashtag #eye2023contest
  • To be eligible, you should live in an EU country, be at least 18 years old and have full copyrights over the photos

The competition runs until 23 April midday CET. There will be one winner announced on the European Parliament’s Instagram account every Sunday starting 19 March.

The prize covers transport and accommodation in Strasbourg and your winning photo will be included in an exhibition at the Parliament.

Check out the rules on Parliament’s Instagram account.


EYE2023 on social media


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