Exciting opportunity alert: Join the #ProgressiveSpeakUpSchool 2024 in Portimão, Portugal!

Are you a dedicated and forward-thinking elected leader under 35 who is passionate about creating a positive impact in your community and across Europe? Does your heart beat for progressive values? Is your mind set on European perspectives, and you are actively engaged in politics at the local or regional level? If so, the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions and partners have a great opportunity in store for you that you don't want to miss!

Apply to be part of our next  #ProgressiveSpeakUpSchool which takes place on Thursday 4 -  Friday 5 April, 2024 in Portimão, Portugal. We will delve into the pressing issue of housing – a critical challenge facing citizens, cities, and regions across Europe. This event promises to offer a transformative experience like no other, one that will empower you to address the housing crisis politically and strategically. Additionally, we will also consider its significance in the context of the upcoming EU elections.

Key requirements:

  • Member of a YES Member Organisation
  • Elected at the local or regional level and/or an official candidate for the next local or regional elections 
  • Aged 35 or below
  • Full commitment to attend all program sessions (April 4 - 5) 📆
  • Proficiency in English

Ready to make a difference? Apply by Friday 9 February by noon (Brussels' time CET)

Stay tuned for the results of the selection process, which will be announced the second week of February. 

Data gathered by PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions will abide by EU GDPR rules and will solely be used in the framework of this event. 


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