The EYP National Committee Support Fund is about to kickstart distributing €14.000! We will support 16 national organisations and 27 different events and projects which will be carried out by EYP across Europe throughout 2019. Supported projects include national organisation capacity building, strategies, administrative costs and legal fees, sustainability, and strengthening the diversity of the network.
						

The 89th International Session of the European Youth Parliament(EYP) took place in Yerevan, Armenia in March 2019. For 10 days, almost 300 participants from 36 countries across Europe engaged in intercultural encounters and explored ways to be active citizens together. It was notably the biggest international youth event in the history of Armenia. Below are some of the session's highlights.
						

2018 was the third year of the BASES project run by the European Youth Parliament in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office. Numerous parliamentary events and training initiatives have been successfully organised by the EYP National Committees in countries of the Eastern Partnership. Let’s take a closer look at their major accomplishments. 

Perhaps the 22nd February should be celebrated as the "European Day of Active Citizenship" from now on, since on Friday 22nd  of March 2019 eleven (yes, 11!) different EYP sessions were taking place across Europe simultaneously, involving in their activities more than 1000 young Europeans altogether. From Portugal to Poland and from Norway to Albania, in one single day, hundreds of young people participated in the European Youth Parliament for the first time.

"EYP allows you to take on challenges and stretch your comfort zone. You and the project you work on are always connected to others, and yet you still maintain ownership of your work." Vardges Shahmenendyan, 22, is the president of the National Committee of the European Youth Parliament in Armenia. He studies architecture and works at an architecture studio in Yerevan. Read the full interview here.

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 to provide more participants with a chance to debate the future of energy, learn more about the topic and gain valuable insights from the experts.

EYP Mentorship Programme offers young people an opportunity to be guided through some of the most challenging periods of their life, whilst simultaneously provides older alumni with an opportunity to give back to EYP and share their expertise with younger generations. Mentorship can offer many things,...