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Locations and Venues of the European Youth Media Days

Brussels and the European Parliament is the perfect setting for the European Youth Media Days Belgium – Brussels is a cosmopolitan city and home to many international organisations such as the European Union and NATO. Brussels is the political capital of Europe, but also a metropolis of media, science and culture.

European news is made in Brussels. Hundreds of journalists from around the world wire their news to their home countries from their Belgian offices, send their contributions through the air or are involved in live features on their home networks.

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European Parliament

Getting to know the European quarter

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.

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