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Measuring what matters: looking beyond GDP

Global concerns such as climate change, resource depletion, inequality, poverty, and health are pressing decision-makers to move away from a narrow focus on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a single metric to measure economic success and citizens’ wellbeing. However, there is a lack of consensus on how to achieve this. Would you like to take up the challenge? Join this Youth Policy Dialogue and make your voice heard!

Here’s what you need to know:

Event: Youth Policy Dialogue with Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni.

Location: livestreamed from Brussels on 30 November

How can I join? 

Click here to follow the livestreaming. The Youth Dialogue will be also livestreamed on DG ECFIN’s Facebook page and Twitter profile.

You will be able to share your comments and suggestions via Sli.dowhile watching online.

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Speakers

Youth Committee Member, European Disability Forum (EDF) & Team leader, Dito vzw
Charlotte Aelbrecht
Young Elected Politicians (YEP) Programme Member, PES Group - European Committee of the Regions
Guglielmo Agolino
Co-Spokesperson, Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG)
Sean Currie
Vice President, National Council of Swedish Youth Organisations (LSU)
Marcus Karlén
Representative, Entrepreneurship Students’ Society, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies
Maria-Floriana Popescu
Chair, Youth Platform of the Social Economic Council (SER) & chair, Dutch National Youth Council (NJR)
Kimberley Snijders

Practical information

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Languages
English

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Contacts

General contact

Name
ECFIN-SEMINARS@ec.europa.eu