Alumni Network


 

Since 1987, over 200,000 young people have participated in the activities of the European Youth Parliament and have contributed to a pluralistic, democratic society, fostering peaceful collaboration across Europe. We are continuing our efforts to build up the EYP’s ever-growing alumni network. In 2017, the European Youth Parliament celebrated its 30th anniversary during the International Session in Brno, the Czech Republic. This event was a starting point for the kick-off of the Alumni Initiative, which has a coordination group of former EYPers who are now experienced professionals across all sectors of society.

We are very happy to stay in touch with our alumni and to actively cultivate the EYP network. If you have any questions or comments, get in touch with us at alumni@eyp.org.

Aims of the Alumni Initiative


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Return to the EYP as a place to exercise active citizenship

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Give back to the EYP

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Reconnect with friends and revive the EYP spirit

What We Do


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Mentorship Programme & #AlumniTalks

The Mentorship Programme provides EYP Alumni with a chance to contribute to the personal development of our current EYP participants. The aim is to bring together young EYPers who are beginning their professional careers with EYP Alumni who are already experienced and can share their expertise with the current EYP generation. In addition to the Mentorship Programme, Alumni EYPers give #AlumniTalks about their career path or focusing on particular skills. The overview of #AlumniTalks could be found here.

Watch the #AlumniTalks here.

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Alumni Crowdfunding

 

To strengthen cross-generational solidarity in the EYP, this scheme has been developed to support current members. Thanks to the first EYPs alumni crowdfunding campaign carried out last year, we have raised approx. 1,000 euros to support EYP members. This support has helped us to strengthen inclusivity in the EYP, as well as support the development of the EYPs member organisations. Future donors can support current EYP members here.

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Alumni Reunions

 

Every year, EYP Alumni have a chance to reunite during the international alumni reunion, giving our alumni the opportunity to see and experience the current EYP first-hand, gain insights in how the organisation has developed since their time as participants, listen to high-profile speakers, as well as meet with old and new friends.

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Happy Hours

 

Worldwide alumni get-togethers (called “Happy Hours”) are informal reunion events for all former EYPers and are organised by alumni EYPers in their cities. Two rounds of alumni happy hours take place every year. 16 cities have been involved so far, uniting alumni EYPers from Washington D.C. to Moscow.

News from the Alumni Network