The Pro-Democracy Association (APD), the Chamber of Deputies and the Hanns Seidel Foundation in partnership with the Qvorum Institute and the Covasna County Directorate for Sport and Youth are holding the Youth Parliament – 7th edition, a simulation of the decision-making process within the Romanian Parliament on political groups, parliamentary commissions, as well as in plenary.
Through this project, the organizers aim to give young people the opportunity to understand the importance, role and functions of Parliament in other democratic institutions, familiarize themselves with the doctrines of parliamentary political parties, provide a practical insight into what parliamentary activity really is.
The event is aimed at young high school students (adults) and students up to 26 years old.
Young people who want to participate in this event can register by filling in the registration form, submitting their CV and developing a legislative initiative (pdf format). The documents will be sent only in electronic format to the e-mail address pt2014@apd.ro until October 23, 2015, at 23:59.
The selection of candidates will be based on the score obtained based on the CV and a legislative initiative that young people must propose when registering for the event, according to the Parliamentary Committees of the Chamber of Deputies established by the organizers:
Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Food Industry and Specific Services;
Commission on Human Rights, Religious Affairs and National Minority Issues;
Committee on Foreign Policy;
Committee on Labor and Social Protection.
During the event, APD will provide meals to the participants, and for people from outside Bucharest, the organizers will provide accommodation and transportation.
For more information, please contact Iuliana Iliescu, Project Manager, at the telephone number 0751 194 718 or by email: iuliana.iliescu@apd.ro.
P.S .: If you know people who might be interested in this event, don’t hesitate to let them know.