The Brussels Economic Forum (BEF) is the flagship annual economic event of the European Commission. For over 20 years, it has gathered high-level European and international policymakers, academics, civil society and business leaders to identify key challenges and debate policy priorities for the European economy.
To mark the European Year of Youth 2022, the Brussels Economic Forum will look at the economy of the next generation and shine a spotlight on youth. In a time of crisis marked in particular by the invasion of Ukraine, the Forum will discuss how to ensure that the European economy is future-proof by accelerating the green transition without leaving anyone behind.
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For a preview of what the speakers will be discussing on the day, Euronews has spoken to some of them to see what challenges the young and future generations will face.
You can watch the Real Economy episode featuring the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and IMF Deputy ManagingDirector Gita Gopinath, as well as the most recent winners of the ECB Young Economist Competition Roxana Mihet and Diego Känzig, and the youngest MEP ever elected Kira Peter-Hansen.
Tune in to this year’s Brussels Economic Forum on 17 May to discuss with them and many more what the economy for the next generation has in store.