Minsk shapers visit Shape Europe 2015 in Lithuania

ShapeEurope8Yauheni Puhach and Andrei Yeliseyeu learnt from other hubs at the annual european shapers meetingIn 2015 the Vilnius Hub of the Global Shapers was honored to host an annual european meeting of Hubs. More than 100 youth leaders from a dozen of countries gathered in Lithuanian capital on Oct 1-4.

The Shape Europe 2015 received support from the Lithuanian political elite and was widely publicized in the local media. The Vilnius major Remigijus Šimašius spoke at the opening of the Shape Europe. The President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė sent a video greeting Global Shapers.

Lithuanian president greets Global Shapers

Three thematic panels were focused on Education, Social innovation and Decision-Making.

Shape Europe speakers included, among others, Arnoldas Pranckevičius, external policies adviser to the President of the European Parliament, Ilja Laurs, founder of one of the largest independent app stores, Stephan Chambers, Director of International Strategy at Oxford’s Saїd Business School. Shape Europe 2015  agenda and speakers can be found at the official event’s Webpage.

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In 2014, Shape Europe meeting was hosted by Lisbon, a year earlier by Madrid.

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