Young European of the Year

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Young European of the Year Award
Awarded forAwarded to young Europeans who have distinguished themselves in an exemplary manner concerning their honorary commitment and dedication in the support of international understanding and/or the integration of Europe
Presented by
Reward(s)Prize money of 5000€ [1]
First awarded
  • 1997; 22 years ago (1997)
Number of laureates23 laureates as of 2018
Websiteschwarzkopf-stiftung.de

The Young European of the Year title is awarded by the European Parliament and the Schwarzkopf Foundation to people between the ages of 18 and 28 who have worked in an honorary capacity towards the understanding between peoples or European integration, and in the process have achieved exemplary success.[1]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner
1997 David Stulik (Czech Republic)[2]
1998 Michael Schmitt (Germany)[1]
1999 Lola Stoppleman de Almudévar [3] (UK)
2000 Tobias Bütow (Germany)[1]
2001 Daciana Oana Mailatescu (Romania)[2]
2002 Mjellma Mehmeti (Macedonia)[4]
2003 Adrian Langan (Ireland)[5]
2004 Anar Jahangirli (Azerbaijan)[6]
2005 Tamás Boros (Hungary)[1]
2006 Burcu Becermen (Turkey)[7]
2007 Paul de Kuijer (The Netherlands)[8]
2008 Tamuna Kekenadze (Georgia)[2]
2009 Sandra Orlovic (Serbia)[9]
2010 Maria Tandeck (Poland)[10]
2011 Stefan Ivanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)[11]
2012 Robin May (Germany)[citation needed]
2013 Lukas David Meyer (Germany)[12]
2014 Luis Alvarado Martinez (Spain)[2]
2015 Evgenija Lopata (Ukraine)[13]
2016 Adrian Balutel (Moldova)[12]
2017 Nozizwe Dube (Belgium) [14] & Haris Kušmić (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
2018 Madeleina Kay [15][16] (UK)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Young European of the Year". Schwarzkopf Foundation. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Luis Alvarado Martinez is the Young European of the Year 2014". www.zeus.aegee.org. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Bolivia crash kills BBC reporter". BBC. 26 November 2007. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  4. ^ "ACC - Young European of the Year 2002: Mjellma Mehmeti". www.acc.eu.org. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Young European award for Mayo man". irishtimes.com. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Key to Europe 2005/2006". issuu.com. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Heinz- Schwarzkopf Foundation "Young European of the Year" Prize". www.ab.gov.tr. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Law student is Young European of Year - DutchNews.nl". dutchnews.nl. 12 December 2007. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Sandra Orlović This Year's Winner of the "2009 Young European of the Year" Award - Fond za humanitarno pravo/Humanitarian Law Center/Fondi për të Drejtën Humanitare - Fond za humanitarno pravo/Humanitarian Law Center/Fondi për të Drejtën Humanitare". www.hlc-rdc.org. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Mobility and minorities in the focus of the two Young European of the Year 2017 awardees". youthforum.org. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  11. ^ "Stefan Ivanovic - Hertie School of Governance". Hertie School of Governance. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  12. ^ a b "Young European of the Year 2016 selected". schwarzkopf-stiftung.de. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  13. ^ "UKRAINE, Chernivtsi: Young European of the Year 2015 Award goes to a Ukrainian". ukrainet.eu. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  14. ^ "Het is niet omdat Black Panther er is, dat het debat rond diversiteit in de media stopt". Knack Focus (in Dutch). 14 February 2018. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  15. ^ Juuso Järviniemi (1 April 2018). "This week in Europe". The New Federalist. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  16. ^ Mathew Lowry (1 April 2018). "How Brussels ignored the Young European of the Year". Medium. Retrieved 29 March 2018.