May 11, 2013 - Past
The city of Maribor (Slovenia) was European Youth Capital in 2013. The city stood out for an innovative bottom-up approach in which young people were involved in every step of the planning of activities and policies. Watch this short video, in which representatives from the four shortlisted candidate cities from 2012 – Derry-Londonderry (United Kingdom), Goes (Netherlands), Karlstad (Sweden), Maribor (Slovenia) and the European Youth Capital 2011 Antwerp (Belgium) – discuss the vision, motivation, ideas and perspectives of a better Europe for young people and find out why Maribor was officially awarded the title EYC 2013.
The final report about the effects of the EYC year on Maribor can be accessed here.