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Across 40 countries, young people are the ones who plan and implement all activities within the European Youth Parliament network. On a national level, the network is represented by so called National Committees (NCs). The National Committees send representatives to the biannual meeting of all NCs – the Board of National Committees (BNC). The BNC is chaired by an elected board which was just announced. But who are the three people leading the work of the BNC now?

The European Youth Parliament’s project "BASES - Building a Strong European Society" continues into a third year. Various activities of our National Committees (NCs) in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Russia and Ukraine are included in the project, such as regional, national and international sessions as well as international training events.

The European Youth Parliament (EYP) is one of the largest European programmes dedicated to non-formal political education of young Europeans. But what role does education play within our network and what does non-formal political education mean in practice?

Questions concerning refugees and migration have become a solid part of public debate since 2015, and will most likely continue to stay on the European political agenda. The European Youth Parliament works to bring European issues closer to young people, and in order to relate topics such as asylum and statelessness better to its participants, a new cooperation with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been established for the 85th International Session in Brno.

The Berlin-based Schwarzkopf Foundation is the international umbrella organisation of the European Youth Parliament. Within that programme line, we are currently seeking to fill the position of a project assistant, for a short term contract until the end of 2017.

The European Youth Parliament’s (EYP) main event format is called “sessions” where young people from all over Europe get together. All of the networks’ sessions are run by volunteers who take up different roles during the event. What does such a role entail and what main responsibilities come with them?

The European Youth Parliament network (EYP) brings young people aged 14 to 28 together across Europe. But who exactly are the people running the network, what are its main activities, and how did it all actually start?

The Berlin-based Schwarzkopf Foundation is the international umbrella organisation of the European Youth Parliament. Within that programme line, we are currently looking for interns who would be interested in internships between August 2017 and February 2018.

The 84th International Session of the EYP, which has taken place in Trondheim & Røros (Norway), has come to an end. During the Committee Work phase the participants discussed topics ranging from European foreign politics to Human rights. After working on their ideas, the proposed resolutions of the delegates were discussed and decided on in the General Assembly.