The European Parliament is the host and the main venue of the European Youth Media Days. You can find more information on the European Parliament on its website
Founded in 1952 as the Common Assembly of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) and renamed the European Parliamentary Assembly in 1958, it became the European Parliament in 1962. The first direct elections took place in 1979. The current MEPs were elected during the 2009 elections and will serve until 2014.
765 members of the European Parliament are representing the near half a billion citizens of the European Union. The main offices are located in Brussels, the Committees, Delegations and the Political Groups are meeting there. The opening event of the European Youth Media Days, the workshops and many other program issues will take place inside the European Parliament.