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European Academy for Young Political Leaders

Between 22-24 June, FIC organized together with OMV Petrom and the Romanian Centre for European Policies (CRPE) the XIV edition of the European Academy for young politicians. The event focused on the VA Urma project regarding Romania’s ambition to become the 10th largest economy in the EU and on how young politicians could contribute to this purpose.  

35 young politicians attended from all the parties that are now in the Parliament (PSD, PNL, ALDE, USR, UDMR, PMP). The parties nominated their representatives based on the percentages they hold in the Parliament.

The three days event was structured on different workshops as follows (for more details, please see here the agenda)

Day 1: The impact of history and geography on Romania’s economic performance

Day 2: Va Urma – Romania’s ambition in becoming the 10th economy of the EU 

Day 3: Romania’s strengths and weaknesses in a globalized world -  a psychological and geopolitical perspective