Democracy Café Lisbon
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About the Event
As the political landscape is shifting around the world, younger generations have realised they need to be more engaged in politics, as it doesn't represent their values.
Join us for a roundtable discussion around the opportunities and barriers for young people to participate in democracy today with Chief Executive of MLMS, Mete Coban – in partnership with the British Council.
Mete has founded the All-Party Parliamentary Group on a Better Brexit for Young People, contributed to the increase of turnout for young people at the 2017 UK General Elections, and received the UK Government’s National Democracy Change-Maker of the Year Award in 2018. The youngest ever elected Councillor in the London borough of Hackney, he is also Chair of the Skills, Economy & Growth Commission. Previously, he worked on the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s selection campaign, leading on youth engagement.