The European Youth Parliament network is run by young people who jointly steer the organisation. The EYP councils allow more active members to be involved in shaping the EYP on an international level. This year, the councils met in different corners of Europe, proving how the EYP can be efficient in a mobile, rotating and decentralised manner. Find out more about the outcomes of the council meetings!

The EYP network is active in 40 countries across Europe. This is possible thanks to young volunteers who dedicate their free time to developing the organisation. We asked Matti and Ida from EYP Finland how is it like to run a peer-to-peer educational NGO in their country.

On 22.06.2019, the European Youth Parliament launched a partnership with the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Eastern Europe and Central Asia, to jointly address questions around sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, youth participation with a focus on leaving no one behind, as well as the role of non-formal education in reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

More than 500 EYP events take place every year across Europe. But who are the young people who run them? Meet Cecilia, Ali, Julia and Realdo who have been busy for the past few months preparing our flagship event - the EYP International Session in Valencia, Spain, coming up this summer. We asked what are their reasons to do this.

This March has been busy for the Power Shifts project! Next to the Yerevan International Session and Baku National Selection Conference, also the National Selection Conference of EYP France took place between 21- 26 March in Eaubonne with a total of 115 participants, gathering delegates from all over France as well as Ukraine and Armenia. The media team of Eaubonne session asked the delegates their opinion on energy transition, and you can hear their opinions on this video by Francisco Cardoso, the editor of the session.

The European Youth Parliament is run by young people for young people. The peer-led EYP Councils allow more EYP members to actively shape our organisation. Meet young volunteers who will chair 5 EYP Councils this year.

"What I appreciate the most after my EYP adventure is that I was growing up in a setting that inspired me to do more and to achieve more. Every session challenged me, so I grew stronger, more confident and more courageous." - Zosia Wanat (PL) We had an amazing opportunity to get in touch with three EYP alumni who are currently working for different media related agencies and ask them about their current occupation and their time with EYP. Here’s what David Soler Crespo (ES), James Benge (UK) and Zosia Wanat (PL) had to say.