XXI. EDS Winter University 2011 Print E-mail
The XXI. EDS Winter University 2011 with the title "Possibilities for young people in business, politics, and science" took place from January 31 to February 5, 2011 in Brussels.

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The first participants of the EDS Winter University gathered together on 31st of January for the welcoming dinner, where they were addressed by EDS Chairman Bence Bauer and Co-organisers of the event; representatives from the EDS member organisations in Belgium - Edh and CDS.
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Hans-Gert Pöttering,MEP, President of the European Parliament ret. and Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, as well as Wilfried Martens, President of the European People´s Party and Othmar Karas, MEP,Vice Chairman and Treasurer of the EPP Group, formed a panel discussion, moderated by Tomi Huhtanen, Director of the Centre for European Studies and former EDS Vice Chairman. Antonio Lopez-Isturiz, MEP,Secretary General of the European People´s Party addressed the audience with some truly inspiring closing remarks.

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In total the event, held in the heart of Europe, brought together 130 young people from more than 30 organisations and 30 countries to strengthen their political networks and to get to know both Belgium and EU politics.
 
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