Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

The European Youth Parliament has been a forum for discussion and reflection for European youth on European policies for more than 20 years. In this way, they contribute to building tomorrow's Europe. I wish them all continued success.

Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

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Reports from our governance meetings

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The Board of National Committees (BNC) is the meeting of representatives from all countries where EYP is active. The BNC gathers twice a year in Berlin to discuss proposals and policies as well as to share knowledge and know-how. From the 10th to the 12th of October 2014, 53 representatives from 34 countries got together. The summarized outcome of this meeting is now available to read here.

The Governing Body (GB) represents the interests of the EYP as a whole and is composed of six elected members. They are responsible for the strategic development and facilitating the work of the organisation at the international level. The members meet four times every year and the full minutes of their September 2014 meeting have been published to read here.

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Call for Young European of the Year 2015

Two months before the prize ceremony for the Young European of the year 2014, we now call for nominations for the prize of the Young European of the Year 2015. This prize is handed out by the Schwarzkopf Stiftung Junges Europa, the international umbrella organisation of the EYP.

We are looking for young people from Europe between the ages of 18 and 26. She or he should have worked in an honorary capacity towards the understanding between peoples and/or European integration and in the process have achieved exemplary success: Young people who have learned to act with initiative, personal commitment and a sense of responsibility, thus showing they are prepared to grasp the opportunities of our time in forging peaceful coexistence in a Europe of diversity.

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Call for three new members of the EYP’s Governing Body

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Deadline for candidacies and nominations is the 29th of October. Find more information here.

 

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Picture of the Year 2014

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We’re again looking for the EYP Picture of the Year! Upload your picture here: http://bit.ly/1vIJeVe

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