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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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Call for Interns: Internship at the International Office of the EYP

 

The Berlin-based Schwarzkopf Foundation is the international umbrella organisation of the European Youth Parliament. Within that programme line, we are currently looking for interns who would be interested in internships between November 2017 and February 2018. The internship is available for a 3-month period. Please find the call including the online application form HERE. The deadline for applications is the 17th of October 2017.

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