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Launch of the OpenPolicy Europe

Young people want to be heard, but they often lack understanding of how policymaking works and miss the right tools to participate and impact it. That’s where OpenPolicy Europe comes in. This tool allows you to explore how policymaking works and how you can get involved. In March 2021, a team representing the European Youth Energy Network (EYEN) won the SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon with the idea for OpenPolicy Europe. During those 48h, we created the basic concept of OpenPolicy Europe, which we then developed and turned into reality, with the support of the European… Read More »Launch of the OpenPolicy Europe

EYEN wins the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”

EYEN has won the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”, proposing an innovative idea to improve youth engagement in policymaking and was awarded the Hackathon’s grand prize of 10.000 € by a panel of experts including Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. In the framework of the EU Youth Conference in Portugal (12th-15th March) and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a 48 hours digital hackathon was organised by the Portuguese Conselho Nacional de Juventude and under the auspices of the European Commission. The goal of the… Read More »EYEN wins the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”