Category Power Shifts

Energy and Education during EDUvillage in Thessaloniki

Last week it was really “hot” in Thessaloniki as the 38th National Selection Conderence of EYP Greece supported from the Power Shifts Fund 2018 took place. Around 200 participants from all around the country had a chance to discuss energy related and environmental topics under the frame of the session’s overall motto: “Contemporary education in an ever – changing world; Rethinking the approach of modern education systems in a rapidly progressing society”.

We had a chance to talk to one of the Head Organisers of the session, Elisavet Sidiropoulou who shared with us her impressions as well as her opinion on the future of Europe’s energy.

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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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Resilience and Energy in Vejle, Denmark

End of November the first event supported from the Power Shifts Fund 2018 took place in Denmark. All topics discussed at the Regional Selection Conference of EYP Denmark in Vejle formed around the notion of resilience, which is prominent in the public discourse of the area since Vejle is the third smallest city in the 100 Resilient Cities Network. Around 30 participants from the area and all around the country had the chance to discuss energy related and environmental topics at the Rødkilde gymnasium which generously supported the event.

We had a chance to talk to the Head Organisers of the session, Anne Seeneha Henriksen and Christian Fuglsang Pedersen, who shared with us their impressions as well as the reasons they decided to incorporate an energy related session concept.

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