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Ghent 2024

Emerging from Celtic settlements in the area of the confluence of the Lys and the Scheldt, Ghent grew into one of the grandest cities of the Middle Ages. Centuries later, it will be once again the epicenter of Europe as Ghent 2024 | 4th International Forum will take place in April 2024.


All eyes will be on Ghent and Belgium in 2024 with Ghent as the European Youth Capital, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the elections for the European Parliament and other levels of government. Ghent 2024 will take place at the confluence of these important events, thus making it the ultimate moment to invite European youth to Belgium.


Ghent 2024 will gather 250 participants from the 1st of April until the 7th of April. For a week, the city will be transformed into the epicentre of youth engagement around the theme: “Confluence: A Year of Change”. Ghent 2024 will be a platform to empower young people from around the continent to take part in policy-making, engage with decision-makers, interact with others from different communities, and acquire the skills necessary to fully partake in today and tomorrow’s society.

Brace yourselves as the entire EYP Network comes together to redefine the future!

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Ghent 2024 takes place under the auspices of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


Are you between the ages of 16 and 21? Are you living in Europe? Then you can apply to be part of Ghent 2024.


Participation comes with paying a participation fee covering accommodation and almost all meals during Ghent 2024.


Your participation fee depends on your nationality. You can find the participation fee that is applicable to you by clicking on the following button.


You are responsible for your own travels. However, we assist you in this process. You can use the Travel Booklet to see how to get to and from Ghent.


Contact Berre Wiels through in case of questions.

Delegate Registration Form

Do you want to participate in Ghent 2024, then apply as a delegate here.

Have you ever attended an event of the European Youth Parliament?
Please indicate if you answer one or more of the listed categories. We need to ask this for reporting obligations from our funders and partners.
Inclusion Fund

All Delegates who for some reason have difficulties paying the full participation fee are able to apply for a 50% reduction on the participation fee. This reduction will be in the form of a reimbursement after Ghent 2024 has taken place. We can promise we will be discrete with this information and no differences will be made between participants who receive the fund and who don't.

If yes, do you have difficulties paying the full participation fee and would you therefore like to apply for a reduced fee?

Thanks for submitting!

Unfortunately we no longer take registrations for Ghent 2024.

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