Overseas Countries
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OCT Youth Week (1)

OCT Youth Week

OCTA is organizing an OCT Youth Week in Brussels and Strasbourg from the 4th to the 9th of October. OCTA will be welcoming 13 youth representatives from 8 OCTs. This activity, co-funded by the European Commission, will enable representatives from the OCTs to meet with the European Commissioner on International Partnerships, Ms Jutta Urpilainen, as well as several European Commission officials that will be presenting issues related to the EU such as the Green Deal.

In addition to these meetings, the Youth representatives will have encounters with the Member States representations in Brussels accompanied by the OCT representatives members of the Executive Committee.

The OCT Youth representatives will also have the opportunity to attend the European Youth Event at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on the 8th and 9th of October.

At the European Parliament, on top of participating in the youth activities, they will have the opportunity to meet Members of the European Parliament Ms Samira Rafaela and Mr Stéphane Bijoux, founders of the Friends of OCTs group.

For further information please contact Marta Fernández Fornieles at : marta@overseas-association.eu