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9:30 am - 9:00 pm

GEF is hosting a European policy day at this year’s FYEG summer camp! Together with selected participants, we will explore what the politics of mental health look like at a national, regional, and European level and imagine radical solutions for a healthier, more democratic society. 

About the Event

This youth-focused summer camp will consist of workshops and discussions exploring mental health in all of its political relevance, including how such issues disproportionally affect the oppressed and activists, and its relation to freedom of expression, right to protest, and access to information in Europe.

GEF, with the support of our partner FYEG, is providing selected participants with a crash course on how public policies and civil society actions address mental health at various levels, including on a European scale. Participants will be challenged to use their creativity, critical thinking, and activist skills to design the green visions and policy solutions of the future–addressing mental health and the fight against oppression across Europe.


09:30-10:00 Morning circle 

10:00-11:30 Mental health and policy: national and regional level 

11:30-12:00 Coffee break 

12:00-13:30 Mental health and policy: European and international level 

13:30-15:00 Lunch 

15:00-16:30 Radical view: imagining the policies for an ideal future 

16:30-17:00 Coffee break 

17:00-19:30 Committee work and reflection groups 

19:30-20:30 Dinner 

21:00 Non-stereotypical cultural fair 

More details on programme and speakers will be announced shortly! 


Date: 27 July (10:00 – 22:00) 

Location: Rouen, France (Auberge de Jeunesse – 3, rue du tour Route de Darnétal) 

Audience: This summer school gathers 40 young people aged between 15 and 35. Registrations are now closed and all selected participants have been informed.  

Language: The main language of this activity will be English. Not being comfortable interacting in English  

These summer school sessions are organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of FYEG and the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation.


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