Montesquieu Institute: from science to society

New generations in the political arena

At the beginning of April a new initiative has been presented: the G500. This project was set up in order to give youngsters a stronger voice in politics. Do they really need to have a stronger voice? Why wouldn’t they be able to realize this within the existing political parties? Is the ‘generational movement’ of the G500 a serious alternative? Aren’t there already enough ways for youngsters to be politically active?

A debate about new generations in the political arena.

On May 25, Sywert van Lienden (co-founder of the G500), Pieter Guldemond (alderman in Delft for engineering students in politics) and representatives of different political youngster organizations discussed this topic.

This event was held in Dutch.


More information

For more information on this debate, please consult the Dutch version of this page by clicking on the Dutch flag in the right upper corner of this page.