Amy Cox • TEDxDunLaoghaire
Why Kids Should Be Able To Vote
17 year old Amy Cox iis passionate about in politics and International Relations. A schools debater from age 12, she has represented Ireland in the Cambridge and Oxford Unions through the International Competition for Young Debaters. As an active member of the European Youth Parliament (EYP) she was part of the Irish delegation to the First International Forum of EYP Switzerland in Basel. Chairing sessions in Strasbourg and Liverpool and the Dublin Regional Council of EYP Ireland for 2018/19, this October Amy is an organiser for the Dublin Regional Session. Her talk is on youth involvement in politics, inspired by her time in Switzerland and the feeling of powerlessness she and friends experienced during the recent referendum on abortion in Ireland .