The best debaters travel to Brussels to present the conclusions of the EU Debate competiton held last week in Sarajevo

Thanks to the "EU and YOU" initiative of the Office of the EU Special Representative, 17 students from Bosnia and Herzegovina travel to Brussels on Monday, June 15, 2015. Students from the University of Mostar, University of Bihac, University of Banja Luka, University Džemal Bijedić in Mostar, University of Sarajevo, University of Tuzla, University of Zenica, University of East Sarajevo with the Medical Faculty of Foča, the University Centre in Bijeljina, the Faculty of Economics Brčko and International Burch University are the winners of the EU Debate Competition held in Sarajevo, on June 3-4, 2015.

The students will have the opportunity to present their thoughts and conclusions of the debate competition, that focused on the process of European integration and topics relating to the reform agenda and the Compact for Growth and Jobs, to EU officials in the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations of the European Commission (DG NEAR) in Brussels.

In order to encourage their personal development as debaters, a visit to the European Parliament is also part of their visit programme. At the last day of the visit to Brussels, students will meet representatvies of the AEGEE, the one of Europe’s biggest interdisciplinary student non-profit organisations, whose mission is to empower students and young people in Europe to take an active role in society.

The project 'EU and YOU ' is implemented by Vesta Association and funded by the European Union, Office of the EU Special Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina.