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How will young Europeans #DiscoverEU while polluting less?

In collaboration with the Directorate-General for Education & Culture and the Directorate-General for Mobility & Transport

DiscoverEU is part of the Erasmus+ programme and encourages young Europeans aged 18 years old to green travelling by offering them railway passes. But is the railway the greenest mode of transport? 
How green are cars and aircrafts? What do young generations think? 
Representatives from the road, railway and aircraft sector will showcase how polluting less is the common challenge, and how they are preparing for this. 
Participants can tease them with on-line questions! Those who will ask the most stimulating questions will win an Interrail Pass.
This session is organised in the context of 2021 European Year of Rail.


  • Josef Doppelbauer - Executive Director of the European Union Agency for Railways
  • Sigrid de Vries –Secretary General of the European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA)
  • Luc Tytgat, Director of the Strategy and Safety Management at European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)
  • Karen Vandeweghe, Youth expert and one of the members of the DiscoverEU project team, European Commission


Session 10.1
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