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

The European Youth Parliament (EYP) is a unique educational programme which brings together young people from all over Europe, to discuss current topics in a parliamentary setting. The EYP is a non-partisan and independent programme. The EYP consists of a network of 40 European associations and organisations in which thousands of young people are active in a voluntary capacity. With its international, national and regional sessions it reaches out to ca. 30 000 young people all over Europe every year. The international umbrella organisation of the EYP is the Schwarzkopf Foundation, hosting the International Office of the EYP.

The European Youth Parliament is offering a full-time internship position at its International Office in Berlin...

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European youth demands changes in European energy policy

Understanding, discussing and changing energy and climate topics – the Schwarzkopf Foundation gathered 400 young people from 35 European countries over a time span of 3 years within the project “Power Shifts – Reflecting Europe’s Energy”. Their demands are now summarised in a final publication.

The youngsters’ claims include four main areas:
1. Stronger decentralisation in a European energy transition
2. More ambitious emission reductions
3. More serious decarbonisation through low- and zero-emission mobility
4. Global solidarity in combating climate change

The final publication can be found here: Young Opinions On Europe’s Energy Policies 2017

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