EYP Switzerland

7th July, 2014
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Committee topics Fribourg 2014

During the five days of the National Selection Conference, the delegates will be split up into a total of ten committees, each dealing with a different political issue. The majority of the committee topics hereby centre on the general theme of the session: ”Civil rights in a diverse Europe‘.

The different topics can be found under the following link.

18th May, 2014
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Call for Officials Fribourg 2014

Have you always wanted to visit the country of chocolate, cheese and mountains? Here is your chance to attend an EYP Session in Fribourg, the bilingual city where French and German meet.

The 18th National Selection Conference of EYP Switzerland, presided by Mr. Niall Murphy from Ireland, has now officially opened the call for Vice-Presidents, Chairs, Editors and Journalists. The different committee topics are constructed around the general theme of ‘Civil rights in a diverse Europe‘ .

Find all information you need to know in the Call for Officials and find the Application Form here. Application deadline  for VPs, Chairpersons and Editors is  June 8, for Video Editors and Journalist June 20.

Matthieu Loup (CH) and Riccardo Passarella (CH), the head-organisers of the session, Niall Murphy and the board of EYP Switzerland are much looking forward to receiving your application!

13th May, 2014
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Registration deadline for our 18th NSC coming closer

The registration deadline for our 18th National Selection Conference is coming closer!

If you are a high school student and would like to apply, make sure to gather a group of 4-6 people, go to http://eyp.ch/fribourg2014/ and follow our step by step application guide. You have until May 23 to send in your application, so better hurry up!

Don’t miss this great opportunity to debate current European issues with young people from all over Switzerland!

22nd April, 2014
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Reliving the experience: Academic Forum in Marburg, Germany

Are you an active EYP Alumni who thinks his days as delegate are definitely over? Or are you perhaps an interested University student who missed the opportunity to join EYP in high school? Then don’t miss this amazing opportunity!

The Academic Forum in Marburg in Germany is precisely for people over 18 that have wanted to be a delegate again in an academically highly stimulating experience. Take the opportunity to relive the most enjoyable position in EYP and apply to attend this session!

Further information and the application form can be found  here.

17th April, 2014
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Delegation Registration for Fribourg 2014 open

The delegation registration for our 18th National Selection Conference is now officially open!

Don’t know how to register? Gather a delegation of 4-6 students and send in your application to applications@eyp.ch before the 23rd of May and you will be notified about the selection results by the end of May.
For further information visit http://eyp.ch/fribourg2014/to find a step by step guide and all necessary material for your application.

We wish all delegations the best of luck with writing their application and are much looking forward to reading them!

17th April, 2014
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Easter Brunch 2014

Do you like the feeling of the warm spring sun and having brunch on a lazy Sunday? Or do you simply enjoy meeting up with other EYPers and catching up on who has been to what sessions across the continent? Then don’t miss out on our next event!

EYP Switzerland warmly invites its alumni to the Easter Brunch 2014 taking place in Aarau on April 27.
If you would like to attend our Easter Egg hunt and spend the day with us in Aarau,  don’t forget to register until April 25 using this form.

We are really looking forward to seeing you there!

22nd March, 2014
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The new board of EYP Switzerland for 2014

At the Annual General Meeting the new board for the year to come was elected. It now consists of following people:

Nora Wilhelm – President
Delia Berner – Vice President & International Coordination
Lukas Bock – National Events & Regional Groups
Seraina Petersen – National Session Support
Kian Hunziker – National Coordinator
Yannick Weber – External Affairs & Fundraising
Julie Huissoud – Finances & Membership
Nicole Goetz – Communications

We are looking forward to a productive and successful year with the new people on the board!

19th January, 2014
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Final agenda of the Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all members of EYP Switzerland who submitted their manifestos to run for the board 2014-2015. The full agenda, including candidate manifestos, is now available at http://eyp.ch/downloads/AGM2014/EYP_Switzerland_AGM_2014_final.zip. With so many excellent candidates, your attendance naturally is much welcomed.

The Annual General Meeting 2014 will take place on 25 January, 2014 at 14:00 at: MZA, Teuchelweiher, Filmsaal, Zeughausstrasse 65-69, 8400 Winterthur. Please sign up until 23 January using this form. Also consider signing up to the Chairs’ Training taking place on the same weekend with the fantastic Harm van Leeuwen (NL).


10th January, 2014
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Take part in the Regional Sessions 2014 – apply as a delegate or chairperson

EYP Switzerland is launching the call for chairpersons and vice-presidents for the four one-day regional sessions 2014. We are looking for 8-10 chairpersons and 2 Vice-Presidents at each of the four sessions taking place in Bern, Basel, Zurich and Geneva.

Alumni of EYP – both from Switzerland and abroad – are invited to apply as a chairperson and if wished also as a vice-president using this form until 30 January 2014. We would like to actively encourage also first-time chairpersons to apply for this position.

Not an alumni of EYP yet, but you would want to become one? If you want to take part in the Regional Sessions as a delegate, please sign up your delegation (4–6 students from your high school) using this form until 31 January. More information on the Regional Sessions can be found here.

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25th December, 2013
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Annual General Meeting 2014: join the board of EYP Switzerland

EYP Switzerland invites all its members to the Annual General Meeting 2014. During the AGM, all members of EYP Switzerland have the chance to elect the new Board, adopt the annual budget and ask the board on its work in 2013.

The Annual General Meeting 2014 will take place on 25 January, 2014 at 14:00 at: MZA, Teuchelweiher, Filmsaal, Zeughausstrasse 65-69, 8400 Winterthur. Please take a look at the agenda of the meeting and sign up until 23 January using this form.

Do you want to be part of a new generation of EYP Switzerland and join the board of our association for 2014? Please submit your candidate manifesto using this form no later than 16 January, 2014 via e-mail to Ueli. Candidates may indicate a first and second position.