Youth representatives

Youth representatives, essays and their inspiring vlogs

Youth representatives of the councils have been invited to attend a dedicated pre-youth conference on Wednesday, 11 October 2017. How do they view the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the present political and social context? On 12 October 2017, they pitched their joint vision of ‘A Sustainable Europe in 2030’, and participate in the debates. They have written essays and made vlogs in preparation for the pre-youth conference.

11 0ctober 2017 pre-youth conference


  • Herlinde Baeyens
  • Anne Sophie Dubrux

Check out their vlogs:

1. What are Europe’s biggest challenges 

2. What is needed for a more sustainable Europe 

3. What kind of Europe do you want  

Essay: Europe towards the 2030 Agenda and beyond: the viewpoint of the Belgian youth


Essay: Proposals from Catalonia for a Sustainable Europe: The 2030 Agenda and beyond


  • Audrey Démurgé
  • Simon De Ridder

Essay: In your opinion, what should a Sustainable Europe look like in 2030?


  • Jasmin Burgermeister
  • Dominik Naab

Essay by the youth representatives from Germany



  • Amy Colgan
  • Ornella Nana

Essay: Sustainable Development Essay for National Economic and Social Council, Ireland (NESC) and EEAC Annual Conference 2017


  • Aida Drpljanin
  • Jovana Otašević

Essay: Sustainable Europe in 2030 – Montenegro


Essay: On the origin of a sustainable Europe


  • Daniela Casimiro
  • João Grilo

Essay: How to achieve a sustainable Europe by 2030