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Professor Wolff talks to primary school pupils about EU elections

In May 2024, ahead of the European elections, Professor Wolff spoke to 135 pupils from the European Primary School The Hague about Democracy, Europe and the European elections.

Organised within the context of their European hours, the talk covered the role of a Member of European Parliament, what democracy is about and why Europeans are voting in European elections. The history and purpose of the European Union also came up. The nine and ten-year-olds were interested in the difference between democracy and authoritarianism and actively gave their opinions on what the priorities of the new legislature should be. At the end of the talk, Professor Wolff reflected on what the EU does each day for children, including in terms of children's rights.

Photo: Arnaud Jaegers through Unsplash

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