Young people always have to listen to the same empty slogans. Young people are the future. However, young people are not just the future, but also the present. With the upcoming EU-election, many young people will have the possibility to vote for the politicians who will represent them and their opinions. The EU-Commission has gotten the Memo as well and has announced several actions it wants to take, to empower young people in the EU. With this in mind, what has the EU done for young people so far and why should it be of concern for us?