Julia Herr

President of the Socialist Youth


Tine Soens

Member of the Flemish Parliament


Caroline Désir

Member of Brussels Parliament

Responsible for the Youth Guarantee


Julien Uyttendaele

Member of Brussels Parliament

Responsible for 'Erasmus for all'


Nawal Ben Hamou

Member of Federal Parliament

Responsible for the child guarantee


Yannick Piquet

President of Young Socialists Brussels

Responsible for culture cheques


Lana Prlic

Vice-President of SDP

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Matouš Hruška

Vice-chair for international affairs of MSD young social democrats

Czech Republic

Theodore Douloumpekis

National Coordinator of PES Greece

National Coordinator of PES activists Greece


Kata Tüttő

Member of MSZP Presidency, member of PES CoR Group


Benedetta Brighenti

Representative of the PES Group in the European Committee of the Regions.
Youth Spokesperson of the Italian Association of Italian Municipalities for the relations with the EU, Deputy Mayor of Castelnuovo Rangone


Lieke Kuiper

President of the Dutch Young Socialists (JS), the independent youth organisation within the PvdA.


Maria Begonha

International Secretary Young Socialists Portugal


Ovidiu Lungu

Coordinator of PES Activists Cluj and Romanian Parliamentary Advisor


Eider Gardiazábal Rubial

Ambassador from the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament

Member of the European Parliament


Anders Österberg

Member of the Swedish Parliament (foreign affairs committee), Chair of Young Falcons Sweden



A "European Culture Cheque": Culture has a transformative power that can help promote social cohesion, solidarity and the engagement of the young in solving social problems. We want young people to have critical thinking, to develop their own ideas, to be independent, creative and able to understand the complexity of the world by themselves...


A permanent European Youth Guarantee: The Youth Guarantee is a European initiative launched by the European Union in April 2013, thanks to the Party of European Socialists. It consists on the guarantee that all young people finishing their education will be offered a job, apprenticeship, traineeship or opportunity for continued education within a four month period, after finishing school or losing their job...


Erasmus for all: The iconic Erasmus international exchange programme is undoubtedly a great example of how Europe can bring added value to its citizens. It is one of the EU’s success stories, offering life-changing exchange opportunities to young people, opening up their minds and helping them build both their European citizenship and future career...


Introducing a European Child guarantee : Children are one of the most vulnerable groups in the face of economic hardship. More than 1 in 4 children in the EU are at risk of poverty or social exclusion. We think they shouldn’t bear the consequences of the crisis and can no longer tolerate this situation.