On Monday 27th July, the Opening Ceremony of Tampere 2015, the 79th International Session of the European Youth Parliament, took place at the Tampere Theatre. The Opening Ceremony included a panel discussion with two members of the honorary board of Tampere 2015 and a member of the European Parliament. The ceremony in the Tampere Theater included a panel debate about 20 years of Finland in the EU with former Finnish Prime Ministers Esko Aho and Matti Vanhanen, as well as Finnish MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri.
Currently, more than 250 participants gather in Tampere, Finland, to discuss current european issues in international working groups. More about the topics and the programme of the international session can be found on the session homepage.