Youth Poll on the Future of Europe

Representing the first major activity of the international EYP project “Youth Opinions on the Future of Europe” with the support of the European Parliament, we would like to share the EYP Office’s Youth Poll on the Future of Europe with you! 

The goal of the poll is to reach as many young people as possible, gather their thoughts on the relevance and importance of certain topics, and get insights into their stance on some of the most important political and topical discussions in Europe going forward. It should take you around 15 min to fill out the poll, which we believe is well worth the time for such an exciting cause!

EYP Austria x Stand for Something | 22 August

To bring the Conference on the Future of Europe closer to our members and discuss important political questions of our times, we are hosting a physical Socialising in Vienna on Sunday, 22 August, in cooperation with Dave Kock and Andreas Moser, who represent the Stand for Something campaign (https://istandfor.eu/) in Austria.

We’ll be meeting at Augarten at 16:00 CEST. In case of bad weather we will go to Europa Zentrum Wien (EZW) at Lassingleithnerplatz 2/3 instead.

Newbies and long-time EYPers alike are very welcome, and we can always provide you with information on EYP Austria if you want to know more about our organisation. Either way, just tell us if you intend to come via Facebook or by filling out our Google Form. Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me (Philipp Leindl | philipp.leindl@eyp.at).

Stand for Something Campaign & Giveaway

Our friends from the Stand for Something campaign, who are bringing the Conference on the Future of Europe to young people, have an exciting message for you:

This summer we want YOU to discover Europe! Participate in the #STANDFORSOMETHING competition by filling out our survey and have the chance to visit Portugal or Slovenia.

Three winners will get two nights accommodation in a double room in a Portuguese youth hostel, and one winner will get a two night trip to Ljubljana. Travel, accommodation and food will be covered for two people.

If you are under 31, and would like to have a say on important stuff that may change the #FutureofEurope, here’s how you can participate:

  1. Fill out the #STANDFORSOMETHING survey
  2. Follow @standforsomething.eu on Facebook or Instagram
  3. Include the following sentence as a comment on the Stand For Something post/s of the competition and challenge 3 friends by mentioning/tagging them: I stand for _____ (participant’s main concern about the future of Europe) How about you? What do you want the future to look like? Fill out the #STANDFORSOMETHING survey. #TheFutureIsYours @friend1 @friend2 @friend3

Hurry up! The competition closes on 12 August 2021 (midnight CEST). You can find more info about the competition here.

Call for Team Members 2021/22

We are thrilled to announce that our call for Team Members for the academic year 2021/22 is officially open. Our National Committee depends on dedicated, talented and inspired individuals to actively take part in its development and help shape the future of our organisation.

Team Members will work together with Board Members in their respective portfolios and will be given ownership and freedom to carry out projects and implement their own ideas. This is an excellent opportunity for members, regardless of their level of experience, to make their own visions a reality and to gain valuable insights into how the Board of EYP Austria and our organisation as a whole works behind the scenes.

This year, you can join the following teams:

  • Fundraising Team led by  Sophia Yazdani Biuki
  • Team on Event and School Coordination led by Lisa Weinberger
  • Public Relations Team led by Hannah Aichhorn

As a first, Ferdinand Mayrhofer is also calling for a BNC Assistant for the Autumn 2021 BNC Meeting.

If you are interested, you can find all further details on our website. The deadline for applications is Sunday, 15 August 2021, 23:59 CEST.

We hope you’ll apply!

Call for Head-Organisers 2021/22

We are delighted to hereby declare our call for Head-Organisers officially open! For the academic year 2021/22, EYP Austria is looking forward to organising various events, including a round of Regional Sessions and a National Session.

Head-organising an event is a challenging, demanding and incredibly rewarding task. It provides you with the chance to give an event your personal note by shaping it from the very beginning. Tasks of future Head-Organisers include fundraising money for the event to take place, finding and booking venues, publishing calls and information about the event and leading a team of Organisers. Head-Organisers will be supported by and work together closely with the Board of EYP Austria.

Find the official call and application documents here. You can apply until Sunday, 15 August 2021, 23:59 CEST.

We’re looking forward to your applications!

European Youth Event | 4 – 9 October

The European Youth Event (EYE) brings thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond together at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. It is a unique opportunity for 16 to 30 years old to interact in-person and online, inspire each other and exchange their views with experts, activists, influencers and decision-makers, right in the heart of European democracy.

EYE2021 will run virtual activities from 4 October, leading up to the main event on 8 and 9 October 2021, which will feature both virtual and in-person activities in Strasbourg, as well as new hybrid formats.

Our umbrella organisation JEF Austria is organising a delegation for the physical events in Strasbourg on 8 and 9 October that you can sign up for using this link. Please do so as soon as possible if you want to become a part of this great event!

EYP Summer Talks by the International Office

The International Office is holding EYP Summer Talks over the months of June, July, and August to gather opinions on some of the most relevant topics of the EYP network:

  • 12 August, 18:00 CEST – EYP Outputs
  • 19 August, 18:00 CEST – Role of the International Office
  • 26 August, 18:00 CEST – Alumni Work

The next one is happening on Thursday, 12 August, at 18:00 CEST, and will centre around EYP Outputs. We encourage our members to use this opportunity to get informed and discuss their opinions on the topic! You can register for this and all upcoming talks here.