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Charlemagne European Youth Prize And The Model European Union Scotland

EDM number 1150 in 2017-19, proposed by Patrick Grady on 29/03/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage, EU institutions, Higher education and International politics and government.

That this House congratulates Model European Union Scotland 2017 on winning the UK section of the Charlemagne European Youth Prize organised by the European Parliament and the Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen; notes that over 300 projects were submitted across the EU with one chosen to represent each member state for the EU-wide awards which will be held in Aachen, Germany on 8 May 2018; understands the Model European Union Scotland project saw over 70 young people from across Europe and beyond take part in a simulation of the EU's decision-making process; further notes the partners for the project included the European Commission and European Parliament representations in Edinburgh, and that it was awarded the Patronage of the European Parliament by President Tajani; recognises the outstanding achievement of the organisers and all those who took part; and wishes them all the best for the final.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Patrick Grady29/03/2018Glasgow NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Hannah Bardell16/04/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon16/04/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
John McNally16/04/2018FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Martin Docherty16/04/2018West DunbartonshireScottish National PartySeconded
17/04/2018Glasgow EastScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens17/04/2018Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
17/04/2018Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Drew Hendry23/04/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Joanna Cherry23/04/2018Edinburgh South WestScottish National PartySigned

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