Committee on Culture and Education (CULT)
The issue of present models of education in technologically advanced societies:
Do the present models of education meet the needs of information technology societies? What can be done to produce both technologically and socially aware graduates? How can we prepare society for the digital future?
Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON)
The issue of income disparity in the Europe Union:
The poorest 20% of the European population have 5 times less income at their disposal than the top 20% indicating an alarming tendency towards income disparity and social exclusion. With nearly one in four European citizens living at risk of poverty or social exclusion, how can European countries change this trend and improve the quality of living for individuals in the lower parts of the wealth distribution chain?
Committee on Security and Defence (SEDE)
The issue of military integration of Europe:
Should the European Union head for building its own military structures, or should it opt for the umbrella of the NATO? How can Europe defend itself against the threats to peace coming from terrorism, totalitarian and dictator states, as well as any political and military pressure? Which of the two military alliances – or others – will be convenient for other European states to get on with?
Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM)
The issue of gender equality.
Gender equality is a fundamental human right and a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Women are still not treated equally: varying pay gaps, female poverty, women’s underrepresentation in decision making, sexual and reproductive health rights, trafficking and violence against women and girls. How can these issues be addressed?
Committee on International Trade (INTA)
The issue of fair trade between the EU and China:
Which measures can the EU take to achieve a fair trade partnership with China?
How can the EU deal with the growing influence of China on the development of individual Member States?
Committee on Regional Development (REGI)
The issue of EU subsidy distribution:
How can regional funds be used more efficiently to close more effectively the disparities between the regions within the European Union?