Visit to European Parliament

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We had the amazing opportunity to spend a morning at the European Union Parliament in Strasbourg, France. We were lucky enough to visit when 16-17 year old students from all of the Europe Union countries were there, and we were able to sit in on part of their session. Students had the chance to ask EU official’s questions about current events affecting their countries. The high school students were especially curious about the situation in the Ukraine, how the EU plans to increase participation in elections and if the EU plans to develop as a military power as well as an economic superpower.  When one student asked about what the EU was going to do help Greece, a panel member listed all the ways that the EU had already helped and suggested that Greece was to blame for their economic crisis and had challenges to address on their own.

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Outside the EU Parliament in Strasbourg.

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Inside the European Union Parliament chamber.

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