The 80th International Session of the European Youth Parliament gathered 315 Europeans from 32 European countries in the city of Leipzig, Germany, from 6-15 November, 2015. Throughout the event the participants went through different stages of the conference, starting from Teambuilding, followed by Committee Work...

The International Office of the EYP regularly offers volunteering experiences in the context of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) for young people who would like to support its work and gain professional insights into the operations of an international, peer-to-peer educational NGO. We asked our current volunteers Alex and Arda about their reasons to dedicate their time to long-term volunteering at the EYP Office.

The European Youth Parliament network is run by young people who jointly steer the organisation. The EYP councils allow more active members to be involved in shaping the EYP on an international level. This year, the councils met in different corners of Europe, proving how the EYP can be efficient in a mobile, rotating and decentralised manner. Find out more about the outcomes of the council meetings!

The EYP network is active in 40 countries across Europe. This is possible thanks to young volunteers who dedicate their free time to developing the organisation. We asked Matti and Ida from EYP Finland how is it like to run a peer-to-peer educational NGO in their country.

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. A group of motivated, young, creative EYPers met in Berlin during the first EYP Power Lab to brainstorm on how we can communicate better about the EYP's outputs and how to make them more accessible than a monotonous text of a resolution booklet.

On 22.06.2019, the European Youth Parliament launched a partnership with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Eastern Europe and Central Asia, to jointly address questions around sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, youth participation with a focus on leaving no one behind, as well as the role of non-formal education in reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

More than 500 EYP events take place every year across Europe. But who are the young people who run them? Meet Cecilia, Ali, Julia and Realdo who have been busy for the past few months preparing our flagship event - the EYP International Session in Valencia, Spain, coming up this summer. We asked what are their reasons to do this.

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 theme of Young Energy.