EYP a role model for youth discussions on energy

“The youth wants to co-create the energy future. In a nutshell: “Energy matters!”  “Power Shifts” ist a role model in this respect.”

This is how Peter Terium, CEO at innogy, describes the work of the European Youth Parliament after him joining a discussion round with around 150 participants from 27 countries at the “Power Shifts Academic Forum – Heidelberg 2017”. The session marks the final element of the Power Shifts trilogy organised by the EYP and the Schwarzkopf Foundation in cooperation with the innogy Foundation in order to bring energ related topics closer to youth discussions on a European level.

The solutions proposed by our young participants can be found in the resolution booklet. The final magazine of the session’s media team sheds more light on the session framework and the vo...

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Tax havens, Brexit negotiations and fake news in the focus of the Brno resolutions

When the young participants come together at an EYP session, they do not only discuss current issues, but their ultimate goal is to create a booklet full of strong, reasonable motions for a resolution of the issues at hand. At the 85th International Session of the European Youth Parliament, topics that dominate European news media were brought to closer examination and debate by 15 committees, ranging from adequate protection of refugees’ rights to air p...

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Three decades of youth participation in Europe

What do you get if you put a birthday cake and 500 volunteers in one room? A beautiful 30th anniversary, of course!

From July 28-30th, 2017 both alumni of the European Youth Parliament as well as active volunteers came together to meet each other, learn about the development of the organisation throughout the decates, as well as gather ideas for its future. Especially the topic of alumni work was kicked off with concrete proposals in a workshop held during the two-day event.

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