Greens offer ‘jilted generation’ a ‘message of hope’

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 The Green Party Youth Manifesto

The Green Party will launch the first ever youth manifesto from a major political party ahead of the European Elections. 

The Manifesto, launched by the Green Party’s candidate for European Commission president, Ska Keller, includes pledges to abolish tuition fees and create well paid jobs for young people. 

The launch comes after a YouGov poll revealed that only 41% of 17-21 year olds are planning to vote in the upcoming elections. 

Ska Keller, now 32, was one of the youngest MEPs to be elected to the European Parliament in 2009, she is focusing her campaigning on the youth vote and on fighting the rise of the far right across Europe. 

Ska Keller, co-leader of the European Greens election campaign, said:“We Greens will make clear what our alternatives are for Europe: a fair and green way out of the crisis, putting youth unemployment on top of the agenda, more rights for refugees and migrants, a fair Europe in the world, more ambitious climate targets and more democracy.”  Continue reading