Category Events

EYP’s third annual International Session to focus on conflicts and peacebuilding

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.

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How could the EYP work better for its alumni?

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 is in the process of finding the right measures for its vast youth network. On October 13th a group of 10 EYP alumni met in Berlin to discuss what has now taken the shape of the Alumni Strategy. The participants represented different generations of EYP: for some, the first event was in 1995, and others were still active in different roles in 2017...

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Active citizenship, as discussed by EYP participants

Why did the turnout of young voters rise during the last UK elections? Does it mark the beginning of a shift towards young people becoming more interested in voting? See how the participants of the Brno International Session this summer have answered these questions!

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