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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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Alumni Weekend in Sörenberg

This weekend, our Alumni Weekend takes place in the lovely mountain village of Sörenberg LU. While the delegates of the National Selection Conference Fribourg 2014 learned about EYP Journalism, attending sessions abroad and how European institutions work, our more experienced members were given an insight into chairing and layouting and could give their input to the vision on our organisation. We thank everybody for their contribution and look forward to seeing you again at one of our upcoming events.
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Two new Board Members elected at our EGM

Now that Fribourg 2014 has come to an end, it is time to return to daily business. During the session we held an Extraordinary General Meeting to elect two new members of the board. The assembly unanimously elected Mohamed Atiek and Lars Kieni as new members of the board. While Mohamed will be the new treasurer of EYP Switzerland and take care of membership, Lars will take over the communication portfolio. We wish them all the best in their new positions.
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EYP Switzerland with a brand new Podio sponsorship

EYP Switzerland is very pleased to have been granted a Podio sponsorship, enabling us to use the intranet platform that facilitates the work and communication of our organisation for free! The Board of EYP Switzerland has started working with Podio earlier this year, setting up different apps and folders for every department to make cooperation and coordination among the Board Members a lot smoother. The benefits of working on Podio for Board Members that live all over Switzerland are clear. Amongst others, the digital calendar allows us to have an overview about everyone's availabilities, thanks to the comment section we…
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Alumni Events and AGM

Each student who participated in an event of EYP Switzerland automatically becomes a EYP Switzerland Alumni. Every year, we organise various events for our Alumni community. Among others the Easter Brunch, Christmas Dinner and Chairs' Trainings take place annually. Moreover, all Almuni are invited to the Annually General Meeting (AGM), taking place early in the year. Our next Alumni event will be Easter Brunch. As soon as the date and other details are fixed, all infos and the registration form will be published here as well as on our Facebook page. Stay informed about all our activities and like us on Facebook!
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Extraordinary General Meeting and Alumni Event

EYP Switzerland is inviting its members to an Extraordinary General Meeting, taking place on the 6th of September in Fribourg, with the main purpose of electing two new Board Members. Please find the draft agenda here. Are you also in for some more EYP fun? Right after the Extraordinary General Meeting on the 6th of September there will be an alumni event organised in Fribourg. Make sure to save the date and stay tuned for more information!
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Call for bids to host the 19th National Selection Conference of EYP Switzerland in 2015

Are you interested in organising the annual flagship event of EYP Switzerland? We are now looking for bids to host the 19th National Selection Conference in 2015. During its last meeting, the board has elaborated on the selection criteria and procedure for future National Selection Conference organisation bids. Amongst the changes are the time of submission, specificity of the different session elements such as venues, budget and partners, and the level of experience of the Head Organisers. While the board expects a high amount of dedication and professionalism for the organising team of the NSC, individual Board Members support sub-departments…
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Proposal for Regional Sessions 2015

More and more delegates would like to take part in our sessions. Therefore, the Board of EYP Switzerland has worked on a proposal to enlarge our Regional Sessions to full EYP sessions of two days. However, we would like to hear your opinion on it! Read the proposal and make your voice heard by using this form by the 20th of August. Thank you! Speaking of Regional Sessions: You already noticed the call for Board Department Members - this includes the Regional Coordinators, who are going to organise the new Regional Sessions in 2015! Have a look and apply by the 15th of…
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Call for new Board Members and Board Department Members

Would you like to significantly contribute to the further development of EYP Switzerland? If yes, we would like to remind you of two great opportunities that deserve your attention: the call for several Board and Department Members is open! With interesting positions such as Board Member on Communication, Board Member on Finances and Membership, Member of the Communication Department, Alumni Officer and Member of the National Coordination Department, there is something for every type of talent! Find the call for Department Members and Regional Coordinators here and apply by 15th of August: http://bit.ly/calldepartments Interested in becoming a Board Member? Then fill…
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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.
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