Category International Sessions

Discussing the role of experts in the EYP network: two interviews

What is the future of renewable energy in Europe? How to make health services more accessible to citizens? These questions are among the topics that young people will debate during the EYP International Session in Rotterdam, starting on the 13th of October. Engaging with current topics and entering into a dialogue with decision makers lies at the heart of the EYP experience. Participants convene in international working groups and discuss their topics with the aim of proposing fresh perspectives and offering solutions. Ali Amjad from the United Kingdom and Vicky Formicola from Italy will be chairing two working groups in Rotterdam. We have asked them about their motivation and about the role that experts take during committee work. Here is what they shared with us.

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“EYP trusts young people to discuss topics that really matter” – interview with Sophie Scannell

The European Youth Parliament empowers young people from across Europe to be open-minded, active citizens. It provides participants with a forum to develop and express their opinions on a wide range of topics. The next International Session of the EYP will take place in Rotterdam between the 13th and 21st of October 2018, under the theme ‘Discovering Global Europe’. We have asked Sophie Scannell, the president of the session, about her motivation to volunteer her time to this event. Here is what Sophie shared with us.

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Hamburg to host the 91st International Session of the EYP!

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the 91st International Session will take place in Hamburg, Germany! The event will kick-off in September 2019, hosted by European Youth Parliament Germany.

EYP Germany has already hosted 9 International Sessions in the past, in 7 different cities, but it will be the first one in Hamburg!

Being the second largest city in Germany, the biggest non-capital city in the EU and holding the status of a congress city, Hamburg offers a great selection of possible venues for the various parts of our International Session programme. One of the things that make Hamburg a perfect fit for the 91st International Session is its nickname “gateway to the world”...

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