CfA: EU policy start-up 1989 Generation Initiative
October 25, 2017
Call for applications: LSE European Institute inivites to engage in EU policy start-up 1989 Generation Initiative.
The 1989 Generation Initiative was launched in 2015 at the LSE. Its core aim is to empower and inspire EU students and young professionals to become active in EU policy making, translating their visions, concerns, and aspirations into the EU decision-making process. Through a method of broad online engagement (involving crowdsourcing tools) and structured dialogue between young Europeans (e.g. roundtable and webinar discussions), it seeks to formulate policy recommendations for consideration by key EU decision makers.
Since its launch, the Initiative has grown considerably in size, establishing 8 regional branches across Europe, in addition to its LSE base. It seems to be an organisation which appeals and the work of which has created interest both across the media and in the European institutions, where our proposals are debated. Our major success story to date is the adoption of our 2015/16 Policy Report by five influential MEPs from across four European Parliamentary groups. These are Othmar Karas, Eva Paunova, Sylvie Goulard, Richard Corbett, and Ulrike Lunacek. It is our desire to build on and broaden this impact in years to come.
Offer: 3 programmes – Regenerate EU, Talking Europe, and Generation Brexit. More information
We are keen to continue our regional expansion across Europe and are looking to develop at grassroots level in Poland. Establishing a regional chapter in Poland is of crucial importance to the Initiative going forward given the unique role that Poland will continue to play in European politics.