Although the European Youth Parliament Belgium is a political independent organisation, we are supported by political and institutional figures. They are contributing to the development of hundreds of young Europeans each year by supporting our organisation and its activities.
President of the European Commission
Ursula von der Leyen
"I am very happy to be a patron of the European Youth Parliament. They offer many young Europeans the chance to develop and exchange their ideas, share best practices and bring them closer to each other. That's what today's youth will need to build the Europe of tomorrow."
President of the European Parliament
"The European Youth Parliament is of remarkable value as a platform to foster political engagement among European youth. Yours is the generation that will shape the future of Europe and it is initiatives like the European Youth Parliament that help pave the way for a greener, more inclusive and digital future."
President of the European Council
"I express my support for the Belgian branch of the European Youth Parliament. It pursues the valuable aim of creating a strong awareness of the European dimension and its democratic values. It also ensures the voice of young people is heard on current issues that determine our shared future."
High Representative of the European Union
“I have a strong interest in fostering a meaningful dialogue with and among young people in Europe and around the world, and welcome the remarkable work carried out by organisations such as the European Youth Parliament Belgium. Reinforcing civic education and intercultural dialogue, and providing a space for young people to exchange across borders is essential for a thriving European democracy.”
European Commissioner for Justice
"I support the European Youth Parliament Belgium in its aim to create a strong awareness of the European dimension and its democratic values."
President Emeritus of the European Council
Herman Van Rompuy
"I express my support to the Belgian branch of the European Youth Parliament Belgium. This organisation has been active for more than twenty years to provide young people with a platform where they can learn, develop and debate."
President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola addresses the participants of Kortrijk 2022 - 97th International Session
EYP Belgium has support from
Vincent Van Peteghem
Petra De Sutter
Eva De Bleeker
Gwenny De Vroe
Kathleen Van Brempt
Johan Van Overtveldt
Elke Van den Brandt
Koen Van den Heuvel
Orry Van de Wauwer