On Thursday 5 October our President Bart Somers welcomed almost 1,000 trainees of the European Commission.

Bart Somers gave an inspirational speech in the European Parliament to around 1,000 new European Commission trainees, about his work as Mayor in Mechelen and the need to defend Europe’s democratic values from internal & external threats.

“It was an honour to speak to this motivated group of young people!”.Bart Somers