Model European Union is an inclusive learning experience for youth that simulates EU decision-making and fosters personal and professional growth. The 2023 edition (MEUS 2023) takes place from 25 November to 01 December 2023 in Strasbourg, France.
The main purpose of the conference is to allow its participants to become acquainted with decision-making and law-making in the European Union, in particular with the ordinary legislative procedure, which involves both the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on an equal basis. During the conference, participants play the roles of the Ministers of the EU Member States, Members of the European Parliament, interest representatives, journalists and interpreters.
During MEUS 2023, participants will be discussing the following topics: the Regulation for the Net-Zero Industry Act and the Directive for SLAPP Suits.
These two real-life legislative proposals tie into two prominent topics on the forefront of the European agenda.
Participants need to familiarise themselves with the topics and preparatory material ahead of the conference week.
Who can apply:
– Young people from 18 to 30 years old, from all over the world.
– Participants need to have have at least an intermediate (B1) level of English.
– Participants need to be present for the full duration of MEU Strasbourg.
– Member of the European Parliament (MEP),
– Minister of the Council of the European Union,
– Interest representative,
Participants may choose up to two different roles from the five proposed and submit a motivation letter for both their 1st and 2nd choice.
There is a participation fee of 215€ (200€ without accommodation).
The participation fee may be waived or reimbursed depending on special conditions.
Deadline: 21 August 2023, 23:59.59 (CEST).
Find out more: http://www.meu-strasbourg.org