Here you get news from Young Europe, calls for applications for our programmes and awards as well as other current news from the Foundation.

  • Zuzana Čaputová receives Schwarzkopf Europe Award

    For her commitment to a more peaceful, inclusive and solidary Europe, Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová received the “Schwarzkopf Europe Award” yesterday. The awardee was selected by a jury consisting of “Young Europeans of the Year”, another award of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe. As a guest of honour, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier attended the award ceremony in Berlin’s Max-Liebermann-Haus.

  • Interview with our new Executive Director Tomáš Sacher

    Tomáš Sacher is the new executive director of the Schwarzkopf Foundation Young Europe as of January 1, 2023. Among other positions, he previously was president of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) network in Berlin. In this interview, Tomáš briefly introduces himself, talks about youth participation and gives first insights into his plans for the foundation.

  • Young Islam Conference launches first European project

    The Narrative Change Academy builds a network where young Europeans regardless of their backgrounds come together to advocate for our vision of an open, postmigrant and anti-racist society. They develop digital campaigns using the narrative change approach.

  • 97th Summit of the EYP taking place in Kortrijk

    From 29th October until the 6th of November, Kortrijk is the host city for the European Youth Parliament's (EYP) 97th International Session. 250 young people from 32 European countries will formulate policy proposals, engage with decision makers and connect different European regions through social and cultural activities.

  • EYP continues to support young people in Ukraine

    With the Rebuild Ukraine Lab and the Ukraine Travel Support Fund, the European Youth Parliament creates new opportunities to support young volunteers in Ukraine and to jointly develop ideas for sustainable economic and social reconstruction.

  • New publication: Educational Briefing 2022

    The climate crisis terrifies young people all over Europe. Understanding Europe's 2022 Educational Briefing explores how citizenship education can tackle this major challenge of our times – featuring practical suggestions by academics, activists and network members.