Regional Sessions 2016: Call for Delegates is open!

It is our greatest pleasure to officially open the Call for Delegates for the upcoming Regional Sessions of EYP Switzerland! The Sessions will take place in Basel, Bern, Lausanne and Zurich in March and April 2016. For the first time, the Call is now open to every secondary school student in Switzerland (Gymnasium, Kantonsschule, Sekundarschule, Berufsschule, ...)! Please find further information as well as the application form here. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our National Coordinator Anna Zellweger at anna.zellweger[at]eyp.ch. The deadline to sign up is on 13 December 2015
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Call for Organisers for the upcoming Sessions

We are glad to officially open the Call for Organisers for the upcoming Sessions, namely: the National Selection Conference, taking place in autumn 2016 in Geneva the Regional Sessions taking place in spring 2016 in Basel, Bern, Lausanne, and Zurich. Everybody is welcome to apply by the 21st October 2o15 using this form. We are looking forward to receiving your applications!
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Outlook after the NSC in Bern

The National Selection Conference in Bern has come to its end. Interesting debates took place, friendships have been formed, and it is safe to say that every participant profited from the session in one way or another. We would like to thank everybody who made this event come into reality: The Organisers' Team, the Officials' Team, sponsors, patrons, teachers, and of course the delegates. If you wish to stay involved after the session, we are happy to present you the next opportunities to do so. Having participated at one of our sessions as delegate gives you the priviledge of being…
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Bern 2015 is officially open

Yesterday, the Opening Ceremony of Bern2015, the 19th National Selection Conference of EYP Switzerland, took place. EYP Switzerland was honoured to welcome remarkable guest speakers: Adolf Muschg, contemporary Swiss writer, shared his thaughts about the past and the present of Europe with the participants. Furthermore, we were warmly adressed by Reto Nause, city councillor of Bern, and André Lorenzetti welcomed us on behalf of the Gymnasium Kirchenfeld. The 180 participants will now debate current topics around the theme "Europe in a globalizing world" during the next days. All resolutions will be debated on at the General Assembly on Saturday and…
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Results of the EGM

On Sunday, 19th of April, our alumni met in Aarau for an Extraordinary General Meeting and for an Easter Brunch. As the past Board Member on Finances and Membership, Mohamed Atiek, is leaving us, we are happy to announce that Riccardo Passarella has been elected to take over this mandate. We sincerely thank Mohamed for his hard work and dedication to EYP Switzerland in its development. We would also like to seize this opportunity to welcome Riccardo to the Board of EYP Switzerland and we wish him all the best with his new mandate. Following the EGM, our Easter Brunch took place. We were delighted to witness many happy…
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A new board has been elected!

It is our great pleasure to announce that the members of EYP Switzerland have elected a new board at our Annual General Meeting. The new board looks as follows: President: Nora Wilhelm Vice-President and International Coordination: Delia Berner Communication: Lars Kieni External Affairs: Yannick Weber Finances and Membership: Mohamed Atiek National Coordination: Anna Zellweger National Events and Regional Structure: Manon Schürch National Selection Conference Support: Seraina Petersen Also, a new team of Auditors has been elected. It consists of Lukas Bock and Felix Kurer. The new board has already come together in Geneva and worked on their vision for EYP…
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Preparing the Annual General Meeting

With our Annual General Meeting (AGM) only a few days ahead, we kindly ask our members to have a look at the agenda and the Manifestos of the people who decided to run for Board Membership. You can find all relevant files here. The AGM takes place on the 15th February 2015 on 15:00 at the MZA Teuchelweiher, Theorieraum 0109, Zeughausstrasse 65-69, 8400 Winterthur. We kindly ask all attendants to be on time and are looking forward to seeing you!
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Annual General Meeting and Chairs’ Training 2015

EYP Switzerland is happy to invite its members to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the Chairs' Training. Both events will take place on the weekend of the 14th and 15th February 2015 in Winterthur. The Chairs' Training will take place on Saturday and Sunday and is led by Christian Macht (DE). He is a very experienced EYPer and will preside the Austrian National Selection Conference in Vienna this spring. We are glad that he will share his knowledge with our Alumni. The AGM will take place on Sunday, 15th February 2015, at 15:00, in Winterthur. The address is MZA…
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EYP Switzerland to host the 83rd International Session of the European Youth Parliament!

We are very proud to announce that the 83rd International Session of the European Youth Parliament will take place in Laax (GR) in autumn 2016 and is being head-organised by our president, Nora Wilhelm! The bid was accepted by the Governing Body of EYP last week. If you want to learn more about Laax 2016, stay tuned: the Call for Organisers and the Session's Facebook page will be published soon!
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Regional Sessions 2015: Call for Delegates

With great pleasure we announce the dates of the upcoming Regional Sessions and open the Call for Delegates! For the first time, our RSs will last two days. They will take place in February and March 2015 all over Switzerland: Berne: Thursday, 26. - Friday, 27. February 2015 Basel: Saturday, 7. - Sunday, 8. March 2015 Geneva: Friday, 13. - Saturday, 14. March 2015 Zurich: Saturday, 21. - Sunday, 22. March 2015 People who are interested in getting involved in EYP and have never attended a session before are recommended to sign up as Delegates until the 17. January 2015.…
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