Category Power Shifts

Can young people have meaningful opinions on the future of energy?

Power Shifts project cycle goes forward! This time energy was discussed as one of the topics during a session in Villach, hosted by the European Youth Parliament Austra in mid-January 2019.  Around 40 participants from the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Luxembourg, Slovenia, Serbia, France, Ukraine, Austria, and Germany discussed the pressing challenges of today under the motto: “Modernisation ahead – can technology power our society?”.

The energy-focused committee (ITRE) discussed the question of how the EU can provide its citizens with affordable, clean energy and technologically advanced energy production methods while ensuring energy security across all European borders.

Amelia Navarre (AT), the Head Organisers at the Regional session Villach shared her ...

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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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