Do you want to gain a better understanding of the European Union and its environmental policies? Do you want to learn how to influence policy makers creatively to adopt effective and just policies? Do you want to be a part of an inclusive green transition?
What are the goals of Coppieters Academy 2019?- To understand the interconnectedness of recent political, economic, social and environmental developments and transformations;- To brainstorm collectively on what a fair, collective, participative and inclusive green transition would look like;- To provide you with knowledge and understanding of European institutions and policy-making on issues of climate, energy, food, agriculture, biodiversity, materials, waste, and water;- To experience the city of Brussels and the European political dimension;- To improve campaigning and advocacy skills;- To connect young activists and researchers with each other and strengthen their impact through collaboration;
Who can apply?- Individuals with an interest in sustainable development, environmental policy, the fight against climate change, human rights, social justice, green economy, the commons, citizen mobilization and other related topics- Young students, professionals and activists between 18 and 30 years of age - Individuals living in the European Union or EU Candidate countries- Individuals with a good level of English
We particularly encourage applications from women and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds in terms of minority nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, origin or religion.
Deadline to apply: 15th of April 2019 at midnight CET
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This event is partially financially supported by the European Parliament. The European Parliament is not liable for the content of the conference or the opinions of the speakers.