Mobility and minorities in the focus of our Young European awardees 2017

The Schwarzkopf Foundation is proud to announce its this year’s Young European of the Year 2017 awardees. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the award, two extraordinary people were chosen by the jury as award winners.


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“Maintaining the idealism and the vision of the early years of the union, that is the challenge”

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The Schwarzkopf Europe Award of 2017 will go to the EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly for supporting the integrity of the different institutions of the European Union and for upholding the European idea in her work. She will give a speech at the award ceremony on Monday, 24th April in Berlin, which is open to the public.


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The European Moment for France

After successfully kicking off with the “March for Europe”, which more than 6,000 people took part in, our Understanding Europe trainer Katja is now preparing the next march in Berlin: The European Moment for France will take place between the two rounds of the French presidential elections, on 29 April 2017.

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Understanding Europe starts in the south of Germany!

Understanding Europe starts in the south of Germany! Join the trainer team now!
Next to our call for seminar trainers in Berlin, Brandenburg, Hamburg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony we now start the project also in the south of Germany. Together with the European Youth Parliament in Germany the south of Germany will be a new trial region starting EU Crash Courses before the summer break. You are between 18 and 25 and live in the wider area of Munich? Then apply until the 24th of April, 12 o’clock midday CEST.

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