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Model European Union Scotland Conference

EDM number 424 in 2017-19, proposed by Patrick Grady on 18/10/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Cultural heritage, EU institutions, Higher education and International politics and government.

That this House congratulates Model European Union Scotland (MEU Scotland) on hosting its first conference due to be held on 19 to 24 October 2017 at the University of Strathclyde; notes that the event seeks to promote cultural exchange and political participation through an educational simulation of the politics and legislative processes of the EU; acknowledges that over 70 youth leaders from over 20 nations will assume the roles of parliamentarians, Ministers and journalists, debating, negotiating and concluding on proposals on the issues of climate change action and sustainable agriculture; understands that the event has been granted Patronage of the European Parliament by Antonio Tajani MEP, will involve a visit to the Scottish Parliament with the Minister for International Development and Europe, Dr Alasdair Allan MSP, and is being held in partnership with the European Commission and European Parliament Representation Offices in Scotland; further notes that the event has been granted a civic reception by the Lord Provost of Glasgow; welcomes efforts to strengthen citizenship and political empowerment; and wishes all involved a successful conference and enjoyable stay in Glasgow.

This motion has been signed by a total of 8 MPs.

Patrick Grady18/10/2017Glasgow NorthScottish National PartyProposed
Martyn Day19/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Law24/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Christine Jardine25/10/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Alison Thewliss26/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil20/11/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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