When the young participants come together at an EYP session, they do not only discuss current issues, but their ultimate goal is to create a booklet full of strong, reasonable motions for a resolution of the issues at hand. At the 85th International Session of the European Youth Parliament, topics that dominate European news media were brought to closer examination and debate by 15 committees, ranging from adequate protection of refugees' rights to

The anniversary event foresees the get-together of almost 500 active and former participants, as well as the launch of alumni activities. Since 1987, the European Youth Parliament has provided young Europeans with possibilities to travel abroad, to learn about active engagement in society, and to form personal networks beyond borders.