Power Shifts


  • Are you passionate about the future of Europe? Do you think that your views, everyday experiences and opinions should matter more? Are you ready to dedicate time and energy working closely with other

  • The European Youth Parliament does not just teach you teamwork skills and public speaking, it also can help you choose your academic path in life. One of our members was so passionate about energy top

  • The first Digital Energy Forum of the EYP took place this July with more than 70 young people from 29 countries. They discussed energy efficiency, carbon-neutrality, energy access for all and renewabl

  • Dozens of sessions of the European Youth Parliament in Spring 2020 had to be postponed due the COVID-19 outbreak. With its first digital session, involving 111 participants located in 32 countries, th

  • How does it feel to discuss complex topics online? Can Committee Work be exciting when the whole interaction runs through Zoom? With the 1st Digital Session, EYP truly took its most innovative step fo

  • The European Youth Parliament hosted its first fully digital event from the 16th to the 19th of April, 2020 to provide its members with the opportunity to take part in EYP activities in a time when th

  • Twenty participants from fourteen different countries with countless new ideas to inspire the EYP network! “In EYP, every year we have over 1500 discussions, 1500 topics being discussed. How can

  • The innogy Foundation for Energy and Society, based in Essen (Germany), is a long term partner of the EYP. Through the “Power Shifts – Reflecting Europe’s Energy” project, they support regional, natio

  • When was the last time you picked up a resolution booklet? In EYP, young people discuss many interesting topics and ideas but not always share the results of these debates in the most appealing way

  • Almost one hundred young people got together in Tirana for EYP Albania’s 12th National Selection Conference last month to discuss some of the most pressing issues of today, under the overall the

  • Power Shifts Fund in Eastern Europe: This May 82 participants came together to discuss crucial issues in the energy sector at the Regional Session in Dnipro (Ukraine) under the motto “Heading to

  • This March has been busy for the Power Shifts project! Next to the Yerevan International Session and Baku National Selection Conference, also the National Selection Conference of EYP France took place

  • Join Maria Fedoruk, the Head Facilitator, for the Power Lab 2019 taking place in Berlin from 7th – 10th of June 2019. The Power Lab 2019 is an event in the frame of the Power Shifts – Reflecting

  • 157 young people came together in Baku to discuss challenges in the energy sector of the oil-reach Azerbaijan. During the EYP National Selection Conference that took place between 21-24 March, energy

  • 250 young people from 36 countries gathered last week in Yerevan, Armenia for our flagship event, the 89th International Session of the EYP.

  • From the Regional Session of EYP Austria Power Shifts Fund moves to the Munster Regional Session of EYP Ireland that took place between 8-10th February 2019. With 205 participants this EYP session is

  • Everyone who is passionate about communications and co-creation is invited to apply as a Head Facilitator of the EYP’s first Power Lab 2019!  Power Lab 2019 is an event in the frame of the Power

  • The results of the Power Shifts fund 2019 have been announced. Out of 19 competitive applications 5 favourites were chosen to receive support for the innovative energy-related activities for the event

  • Power Shifts project cycle goes forward! This time energy was discussed as one of the topics during a session in Villach, hosted by the European Youth Parliament Austra in mid-January 2019.  Around 40

  • Last week it was really “hot” in Thessaloniki as the 38th National Selection Conderence of EYP Greece supported from the Power Shifts Fund 2018 took place. Around 200 participants from all

  • As the new year approaches, we are happy to look back into the achievements of 2018 as well as into the future. For the Power Shifts fund 2018 we have received 18 very competitive applications and wer

  • End of November the first event supported from the Power Shifts Fund 2018 took place in Denmark. All topics discussed at the Regional Selection Conference of EYP Denmark in Vejle formed around the not

  • The first ever EYP Media Innovation Lab took place in Berlin between November 29th and December 2nd. The event gathered 16 experienced EYPers from 11 countries who discussed several EYP and media rela

  • Power Shifts 2.0 project becomes an integral part of the EYP sessions! Every International Session happening throughout the project phase 2018-2021 will receive funds for the energy-focussed committee

  • It is a great pleasure to share the news that Mr. Jerzy Buzek, Chair of the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee, former President of the European Parliament (2009-2012)

  • In 2018, energy related topics will be debated in seven EYP countries with the support of the recently introduced Power Shifts Fund. We are happy to announce the results of the first application round

  • What is the future of renewable energy in Europe? How to make health services more accessible to citizens? These questions are among the topics that young people will debate during the EYP Internation

  • The International Office is pleased to announce the launch of the second round of the Power Shifts – Reflecting Europe’s Energy project in cooperation with innogy Stiftung für Energie und

  • We are happy to announce that our partnership with the Innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft has been prolonged for a second Power Shifts project and our third cooperation in general since 2013