17.10.2014 / #kuuleEU
The recently elected European Parliament has started its work and higher education students follow what will happen in the current electoral term in the European Parliament.
The National Union of University Students in Finland (SYL) and the Union of Students in Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences – SAMOK will organise a panel on Monday, 27 Oct, 2pm-4pm, where the focus is particularly on mobility, as well as employment and youth employment issues.
Of the new representatives, the following have already confirmed their participation in the panel: Heidi Hautala (Greens, Greens/EFA), Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (SDP, S&D) and Merja Kyllönen (Left, GUE/NGL), Petri Sarvamaa (National Coalition Party, EPP) and Sampo Terho (Finns Party, ECR). In addition, a representative of the previous term Sari Essayah (Christian Democrats) will participate in the panel.
At the beginning of the panel, we will hear brief speeches by experts. Head of the European Parliament’s Information Office in Finland Pekka Nurminen will talk about mobility in the EU and Harri Melin, Professor of Sociology and Vice Rector in charge of teaching at the University of Tampere will talk about employment.
The panel is hosted by Elin Blomqvist, Board Member of the European Students’ Union 2013-2014 and the UN Youth Delegate of Finland Joel Linnainmäki.
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