Valencia, Spain – Can the EU be a global trade leader in the years ahead? What needs to be done for European companies and for young entrepreneurs to thrive? Should new partnerships be explored and how will BREXIT affect the EU? These were just a few of the topics that were discussed during the Conference titled ‘A Youth Vision for a Competitive Europe’ held in Valencia over last weekend. The Conference welcomed over 80 young politicians coming from 31 European countries and distinguished guests from both politics and the private sector.

Members of the Youth of the European People’s Party (YEPP) discussed and adopted resolutions to address the key issues that the European Union faces today. Among the policy papers were Better  Control of Chinese  Investments in Europe, Ending the privilege of the aviation fuel tax exemption in Europe and Providing an Environment That Will Foster Competitiveness in The EU

The event was organised together with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and hosted by NNGG-  the youth branch of Partido Popular.