Coaching on sustainable diet, illustration within the European Parliament

Are you interested in finding solutions around our agri-food systems? RESES invites you to be one of the 40 students who will gather, discuss, debate and be trained on pressing societal issues to implement concrete proposals that will be presented during the European elections!

In October 2022, the RESES (Network for an Ecological and Solidarity Society) will start the Student Convention on Sustainable Food.

Starting in January 2023, this project will bring together a group of 40 students who will develop a set of concrete proposals related to our food system for MEPs. Members will gather, discuss, debate and be trained by young experts on the key issues of food and farming systems and the functioning of the European institutions to create proposals.

How can i apply?

You can fill out the registration form and answer the questions so that RESES can register your application.

Successful applicants will be notified within three weeks and given additional information on travel arrangements, preparation webinar, arrival and departure details etc.

Hiring Criteria:

The number of participants is limited to 40 students. An application process will be used for recruitment and selection will be made on the basis of the candidate’s interest and motivation and demographic criteria in order to best represent the French student population.

Who is the Student Catering Commission for?

  • you are a student

  • You want to become aware of the social, environmental and health problems of food systems

  • You want to share your experiences and hear the perspectives of others.

  • They are keen to find solutions that can be translated into proposals at European level.

  • You want to be part of a dynamic network of students to create a movement of engaged young people

Agreement details:

  • 3 face-to-face meetings between January and July 2023.

  • 3 online training courses between January and July 2023.

  • Two more training sessions in advocacy and influence strategy between September and December 2023 for only 6 of the CEAD members.

  • All costs including travel, accommodation, meals and learning materials are borne by the project

What can I expect from the Student Sustainable Food Commission?

  • In-depth training of experts on the functioning and challenges of the food system through hands-on and interactive workshops.

  • Awareness of the mechanisms of European governance.

  • A field visit in April and a 5-day summer camp in June.

  • Dealing with differing opinions and experiences that encourage lively debate on pressing social and environmental issues.

  • The chance to be part of an energetic and committed network of students committed to direct democracy and civic engagement.

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