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30 Years of EYP Germany - 1990-2020

The “Society for the Promotion of the European Youth Parliament” was registered in the official German registry in December 1990 and renamed to “European Youth Parliament in Germany” in 1996. 30 years later, EYP Germany looks back on its history together with friends and interested parties, and announces anniversary celebrations as well as options to participate on this page.

Informationen zur Bürgerpreisverleihung sowie zum hybriden Symposium

Beide Veranstaltungsteile können am 10. Juni 2021 sowohl über Facebook als auch via Zoom verfolgt werden:

Facebook-Live

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Meeting-ID: 814 8116 5166

Kenncode: EYPEP2021

Ablauf der Verleihung des Europäischen Bürgerpreises des Europäischen Parlaments 2020

16:00 - 16:45 | Verleihung Europäischer Bürgerpreis für die 91. Internationale Sitzung in Hamburg 2019 durch Prof. h.c. Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, Mitglied der Jury des Europäischen Bürgerpreises und ehemaliger Präsident des Europäischen Parlamentes, sowie Laudatio durch David McAllister, Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments. Außerdem wird Frank Hofmann, Journalist, ein Interview zwischen Herrn Pöttering und Valerija Mihailova aus dem Vorstand des Europäischen Jugendparlaments moderieren.

16:45 - 17:00 | Pause für Umbau

„Europäische Jugendbegegnung in Ost und West - Ein Thema der Vergangenheit?"

17:00 - 17:45 | Inhaltliche Impulse durch

- Jan Hägerling, Bundesvorsitzender des Bundes der Deutschen Landjugend e. V.

- Marco Wanderwitz, Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär beim Bundesminister für Wirtschaft und Energie und Beauftragter der Bundesregierung für die neuen Länder

- Stefan Melle, Geschäftsführer des DRA e. V.

17:45 - 18:30 | Podiumsdiskussion zu einer Vision für die erfolgreiche Jugendbildungsarbeit insbesondere in den ostdeutschen Bundesländern und Osteuropa mit

- Jobst-Hinrich Ubbelohde, Staatssekretär für Europa im Ministerium der Finanzen und für Europa des Landes Brandenburg und Beauftragter für Brandenburgisch-Polnische Beziehungen

- Katarina Peranić, Vorständin der Deutschen Stiftung für Engagement und Ehrenamt

- Valerija Mihailova, stellv. Vorsitzende Europäisches Jugendparlaments in Deutschland e.V.

- Rebecca Fisch, Mitglied im Rat der Stiftung Schüler Helfen Leben

- Max Schoen, EU-Jugenddelegierter des Deutschen Bundesjugendrings und Mitglied der Landesleitung Verband Christlicher Pfadfinder Berlin-Brandenburg

Moderiert wird das Symposium von unseren Alumni Rebekka Ostrop und Janis Fifka.

Timeline

1990 - Founding of EYP Germany

The “Society for the Promotion of the European Youth Parliament” was founded in Kronberg/Germany in May 1990. The society was registered in the official German registry in December 1990.

1991 - 6th International Session of the EYP in Kronberg

The first session ever held in Germany was the 6th International Session of our Network in March 1991 with 144 participants from 15 countries.

1991 - First National Selection Conference in Eschwege

The first national selection conference in Eschwege with participants from five different schools took place from 29/11 - 01/12/1991. Topics touched up the Northern Ireland conflict, migration policies, and the introduction of a joint European currency.

1993 - Third National Selection Conference in Hamburg

The first NSC outside of the state of Hesse took place in Hamburg in 1993. The participants had the special opportunity to be accommodated on a boat and experience an extraordinary cooperation with the city’s authorities.

1994 - 15th International Session of the EYP in Berlin

With the International Session in Berlin, it was also the first event in the eastern federal states of Germany. The General Assembly took place in the Reichstag building which had not even been under renovation to be the new home of the German parliament at the time.

1996 - Name Change

The name was changed from “Society for the Promotion of the European Youth Parliament” to “European Youth Parliament in Germany” during the Annual General Assembly on 01 June 1996 and was legally registered later that month.

1996 - First Website

In 1996, the first website of EYP Germany went online. The content covered the National Selection Process in Germany, events abroad, the national newsletter and a collection of EYPers’ data.

Take a look!

2000 - 10 years of EYP Germany

After 10 years, the board decides to have all official business handled by the Schwarzkopf Foundation and thereby move their office to Berlin. Next to the regular sessions, anniversary celebrations took place in the first months of the year 2000.

2004 - International Forum in Bad Urach

The first of six international forums is taking place in Bad Urach in cooperation with the regional center for political education in Baden Württemberg.

2010 - Alumni Forum in Passau

The alumni forum in Passau worked without chairpersons on topics under the theme "education". For GA, a placard for "Point of Modification" was introduced to allow presenting and possibly including changes to the resolutions during the debate. We have linked the results of the forum below.

Take a look!

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