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"In order to impact real change, we should not ask ourselves who we do things for, but rather who we do things with. It's about getting everyone on board this shared mission. In creating inclusive and cross-sectorial movements. EYP has opened up many doors for me. The initiative that I am currently involved in is a great example in how you bring people with different perspectives and backgrounds together around the same table" - says Noura Berouba, an active EYPer since 2011. We have asked Noura (24) how EYP involvement has impacted her path. Noura was a member of the Board of EYP Sweden (2012–14). Currently, she is also in the EYP’s Governing Body. Furthermore, she has been active in several other programmes and projects. Here is what Noura shared with us.
The International Office is pleased to announce the launch of the second round of the Power Shifts - Reflecting Europe's Energy project in cooperation with innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft (innogy foundation). Together with this partner, we have successfully run the Power Shifts project in 2015-2017, organising 3 International Academic Forums and engaging more than 300 EYPers to discuss the future of Europe’s Energy in Poland, Germany and France.
    The European Youth Parliament has had a positive impact on the lives of many young change makers and problem solvers across Europe. Now all EYP Alumni and supporters have a chance to give back to the organisation that helped them grow. Help us raise 30k in 90 days and show the power of the EYP network.
We had an amazing opportunity to get in touch with three EYP Alumni who are currently working at different consultancy agencies and ask them about their work and their time with EYP. Here’s what Gillian O’Halloran (IE), Maria Heiss (UA) and Marko Fischer (DE) said:
We are happy to announce that our partnership with the Innogy Stiftung für Energie und Gesellschaft has been prolonged for a second Power Shifts project and our third cooperation in general since 2013. The good news is that we will be elevating the partnership and making innogy much more embedded with EYP activities on a local, national and international level. The project will be led by our new project manager, EYP Alumni Helena Karnitskaya.

EYP Mentorship Programme offers young people an opportunity to be guided through some of the most challenging periods of their life, whilst simultaneously provides older alumni with an opportunity to give back to EYP and share their expertise with younger generations. Mentorship can offer many things,...

    Einar Stefánsson, currently a student at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, got involved with EYP in 2012 and in 2015 started working bringing EYP to Iceland, his second motherland. We asked him a couple of questions regarding the plans and future developments of one of the youngest initiatives in our network.
  An alumni of the European Youth Parliament has been selected to be honoured with the Federal Medal of Merit. On the occasion of the anniversary of the German Constitution Day (Verfassungstag), the President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is giving federal orders of merit to 24 people who have worked “for freedom, democracy and against right-wing extremism and violence”. Our very own Sophie Debrunner Hall is one of the two individuals from outside Germany who have been chosen to receive an award.