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The biggest Youth Event in Armenia

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.

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Discussing Energy from the gender perspective in Baku

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 issues have been handled from different perspectives like economic diversity, R&D, international cooperation and affairs or agriculture. We asked Rasim Khankishiyev from EYP Azerbaijan about his impressions of moderating discussions held at the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) that focused on the topic below:

Although women receive equal legal, educational, and political opportunities in the governmental structures, only a small fraction of women in Azerbaijan are involved in the oil industry...

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How organising EYP International Session can help you grow as a person

The Mercator Foundation and the innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft are giving EYP extra space for knowledge exchange, innovation and sustainable development. For example, project managers of past and upcoming International Sessions got the opportunity to meet each other in Berlin in February. Find out some of the new ideas they are planning to implement in their sessions!

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