Several times a year, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s JugendpolitikTagen introduces young people to current political and social issues, as well as enabling them to express their opinions on this and exchange views. The first JugendpolitikTag took place in Berlin in 2007 and there are now several events with up to 150 participants throughout Germany each year. In workshops, young people can explore themes such as “The situation of human rights” or “The future of Europe” in the form of films, comics, drawings, newspaper articles, but also in theatre productions, dance choreographies and self-written accounts. During the one- to two-day event, they also meet experts from politics, science, the economy, culture and sport with whom they can enter into an intensive exchange of opinion and experience.
The JugendpolitikTage are conceived, organised and carried out by the 18 Education Institutes of the KAS. They aim at motivating young people to debate about current social and political issues, making politics a tangible experience and contributing towards participants’ personal development. Hence, students learn that active participation and the acceptance of responsibility are both necessary and fun.
On this page, you will find testimonials from the Jugendpolitik Tagen, but also announcements about where the next will take place. If you are interested in participating, please get in touch with our contact persons.