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Invitation to nominate „Young European of the Year 2017“

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The socio-political system EUROPE has secured a life in peace, prosperity, and diversity for more than 65 years yet. It has outlived numerous crises and challenges, other difficult problems still need to be solved. As the crisis around the negotiations of Britain leaving the European Union illustrates: people who are actively committed to the values of Europe are strongly needed to maintain and develop a safe Europe in a globalized world, worth living in.

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Schwarzkopf Europe Award 2016


Which civil society initiatives have particularly touched in 2016? The Young Europeans (the winners of the prize “Young European of the Year”) have decided this year to award the Schwarzkopf Europe Prize 2016 to the three organisations SOS Mediteranée Germany, Inter European Human Aid Association and Flüchtlinge Willkommen which are working with central problem areas of fugitives.

With this d...

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The nominations for the Schwarzkopf Europe Award are now open

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Nominate YOUR candidate for the “Schwarzkopf-Europe-Award” and win a 550€ travel scholarship!

Young people (the decision makers of tomorrow) get the chance to value the decision makers of today who shape the future of Europe according to their expectations.

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Young European of the Year 2016 selected

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On 29th of March 2016 this year’s jury of the Schwarzkopf-Foundation met in the Europa Haus at the Pariser Platz in Berlin, in order to choose the Young European of the Year 2016.

The jury consisted of Helene Banner, head of the department of public affairs of the delegation of the European Commission in Germany, Professor Dr. Michaele Schreyer, vice president of the Europäische Bewegung Deutschland, Lukas David Meyer, Student and Young European of the Year 2013 and Ilka Keuper from the Schwarzkopf-Foundation.

Seven candidates from Bulgaria, Germany, Moldavia, the Netherlands, Austria and Sweden were invited to Berlin for a personal interview. A pre-selection-committee selected them out of a nominee’s pool of 60 candidates.

Adria Balutal from Moldavia was finally elected as the Young ...

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