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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.

Nathan Hunter (UA) is an EYPer who has been fundraising more than 5,000€ per year for EYP through his company's Social Responsibility Programme. Having finished his term as the president of Europe’s largest student-led policy institute, thriving as a trainer in the EYP, getting a first class honours from King’s College London, obtaining his MSc in HR Management, performing spoken word poetry for two TED talks, and completing Apple's leadership program in their 8th largest store worldwide, Nathan is now a Global Trainer for Appian, a low-code business app development platform.  

We had an amazing opportunity to get in touch with three EYP Alumni who are currently working at different agencies within the United Nations and ask them about their work and their time with EYP. Here's what Cecilia Pellosniemi (FI), Irem Tumer (TR) and Valeria Cherednichenko (UA) said: