The 81st International Session of the European Youth Parliament started today, 6th of March 2016, with a full day of Teambuilding at Queen's University Belfast. Our first flagship international session of 2016 is a joint project of EYP United Kingdom and EYP Ireland, bringing together almost 300 young people from 33 countries in two cities and countries. The event is supported by the Schwarzkopf Foundation as the EYP's international umbrella organisation.

During the past weekend, the Board of National Committees, the international assembly consisting of all national organisations of the European Youth Parliament met in Berlin. 68 participants from 35 national committees were present and several key decisions on the development of the network were taken during the meeting.