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Power Shifts Fund 2019 call is now out!

As the new year approaches, we are happy to look back into the achievements of 2018 as well as into the future. For the Power Shifts fund 2018 we have received 18 very competitive applications and were able to support 7 great events happening in 2018 and first half of 2019. Energy-focused sessions in Denmark, Austria, Greece, Ireland, France, Ukraine and Azerbaijan have been awarded the fund for their energy-related activities.

In the upcoming 2019, we are happy to provide support to up to 7 regional, national and international energy-focused events with a total fund of 15.000 EUR. We are opening a call for applications from all EYP National Committees and organising committees.

Events taking place between February 2019 – December 2019 should focus on “Technological Innovation in the E...

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Mr. Jerzy Buzek, Chair of the ITRE Committee of the European Parliament is the patron of the Power Shifts project

It is a great pleasure to share the news that Mr. Jerzy Buzek, Chair of the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Committee, former President of the European Parliament (2009-2012) and former Prime Minister of Poland (1997-2001) has expressed his support to “Power Shifts – Reflecting Europe’s Energy” project by granting his patronage.

Mr. Jerzy Buzek shared a few words with us about the project and Europe’s future:

“Energy transitio...

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Inspired by Citizens: EYP International Forum Mechelen

Involving locals, putting sustainability into practice and giving ownership to all participants were the goals that young volunteers who organised the EYP International Forum in Mechelen 2018 had set for the session. The event that happened between 9-14 September 2018 in Belgium was a great success and had a substantial impact on its participants and everyone involved.

What‘s new?
One of the main goals of the session was to involve the local citizens of Mechelen in the session. During the „Mechelen x Europe“ event, locals were invited to join international working groups (committees) and discuss current European topics. They could also participate in a panel debate and Euroconcert, attend workshops on the history of European languages or media and democracy...

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