The application for The European Rural Youth Parliament (ERYP) has started. If you are a young person from a rural area of Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Kosovo, Latvia, North Macedonia, Slovakia or Spain and you care about rural development challenges as well as your local community, apply by 28th of August. The gathering will take place in Asturias, Spain from 4 till 6 November 2019.

More than 70 young professionals from around 10 countries will be united to state youths’ perspective on European Rural manifesto. Later, constructive discussions with European Parliament representatives will be held in Brussels. The European Rural Youth Parliament is a powerful platform of making youth opinions regarding rural development challenges heard in European level.

The participation costs (travel, accommodation, meals and program) for 6 people aged from 20 to 30 years from each organisers’ country will be covered. More information and application form is available here:

ERYP is organised by Latvian Rural Forum (Latvia), Red Asturiana de Desarrollo Rural (Spain), Centre for Economic and Rural Development (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Croatian Rural Development Network (Croatia), International Movement of Catholic Agricultural and Rural Youth – Europe (pan-European), LAGs in Vysocina Region (Czech Republic), Network of Organizations for Rural Development of Kosovo, Rural Development Network of The Republic of Macedonia (North Macedonia), Slovak Rural Parliament (Slovakia) and Forum Synergies (pan-European).

The project “The best is yet to come. Youth create tomorrows’ rural reality from village to wider Europe” is financed with the support of European Commission’s “Erasmus+: Youth in Action” administered in Latvia by the Agency for International Programs for Youth. This publication reflects only the author’s views, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.