On Tuesday 24th January 2017, EurActiv will host a high-level debate on the topic of experiences around the Erasmus programme and the road towards a more responsible and safe behaviour of young adults.

Organised in collaboration with the Erasmus Student Network and Pernod Ricard, the event features an opening speech from the Director-General for Education and Culture, Ms Martine Reicherts.

The debate itself will be graced by the following panellists:

  • Dan Luca Senior Director, EurActiv (Chair)
  • Sarantis Michalopoulos Journalist, EurActiv (Moderator)
  • Xavier Prats-Monne Director-General for Health and Food Safety, European Commission
  • Alexandre Ricard Chairman and CEO, Pernod Ricard
  • Safi Sabuni President, Erasmus Student Network
  • Martina Dlabajovà MEP
  • Vannessa Debiais-Santon Head of Sector Erasmus+, European Commission

Questions will include:

  • What are the experiences and expectations of Erasmus students?
  • How can responsible partying be promoted among students?
  • What are the roles for student organisations, stakeholders and policymakers?

RSVP for the event and join the debate via the hashtags #EADebates and #ResponsibleParty! For more details, visit EurActiv's event page.