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 notion of resilience, which is prominent in the public discourse of the area since Vejle is the third smallest city in the 100 Resilient Cities Network. Around 30 participants from the area and all around the country had the chance to discuss energy related and environmental topics at the Rødkilde gymnasium which generously supported the event. We had a chance to talk to the Head Organisers of the session, Anne Seeneha Henriksen and Christian Fuglsang Pedersen, who shared with us their impressions as well as the reasons they decided to incorporate an energy related session concept.

The 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...

  On our Facebook page, every Thursday we highlight memorable events and EYP moments. We refer to them as #Throwback Thursdays. In these posts, one can look back, and reminisce about their experiences, feelings, learnings, and most important of all..companionship! It’s a place where all members,...

  In 2017, over 65 million people worldwide were reported as being forcibly on the move, either as internally displaced people or as refugees beyond their state’s borders. While international organisations such as the UN and the EU have prepared responses and addressed their member states’ commitments to international refugee conventions, pressing questions regarding conflict mediation, refugee aid and family reunion policies, among many other topics, remain unsolved.

A newsletter perhaps, or mentoring programmes? Knowledge transfer to the new generations of active volunteers, or rather help with future fundraising efforts? Counselling EYP on later gained areas of expertise? Ideas on how to work with alumni members of an organisation can be numerous, and EYP...

One of the best ways to improve an organisation? Invest in people. This is why, this autumn we’re planning few capacity building events to provide training courses and enable knowledge-sharing for EYP members from all around Europe.