Symposium 2000

1st European Youth Congress 2000:

Our Common Future - Realising Sustainability


The youth congress, which stood under the patronage of Margot Wallström (EU commissioner for environment) took place from the 6th till the 12th of August 2000 at the Medizinische Hochschule in Hanover. More than 330 young people from Europe (many of them came from the Eastern part) and some observers from Africa, Asia and America took part in the congress. The participants worked on the problem of sustainability from different perspectives. 


Participants of the “Rally of Youth” in front of the Brandenburger Tor in Berlin

The congress comprised of five main parts:


Click here to download the "The Future is Ours" Resolution of the European Youth Congress: “Our Common Future-Realising Sustainability”