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Encouraging young people to vote for Europe

How will European democracy look after the elections in May? Will young people feel more represented? In 2014, only 28% of 18-to-24-year-olds voted in the European Parliament elections, compared to 51% of those aged over 55. The European Youth Parliament (EYP) encourages young voters to make use of their voting rights. This peer-to-peer educational programme offers young people the space to actively engage with democracy, not just during elections, but in everyday life. 

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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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Delegates in Yerevan discuss innovations in the sustainable energy sector

250 young people from 36 countries gathered last week in Yerevan, Armenia for our flagship event, the 89th International Session of the EYP.

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