Youth of the European People's Party

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Youth of European People's Party
President Konstantinos Kyranakis
Secretary-General Colm Lauder
Founded 1997 (1997)
Headquarters Rue du Commerce 10, B-1000, Brussels, Belgium
Ideology Christian democracy
Centrism
Liberal Conservatism
European federalism
Political position Centre-right
International affiliation International Young Democrat Union
European Parliament group European People's Party
Colours Blue and Black
Website
www.youthepp.eu
Politics of the European Union
Political parties
Elections

Youth of the European People's Party (YEPP) is an umbrella organization of European political youth organisations and is the official youth wing of the European People's Party. YEPP bring together over 54 Centre-Right youth political organisations from over 38 countries all over Europe. Founded in 1997 by current Prime Minister of Sweden Fredrik Reinfeldt, YEPP has developed into the largest political youth organisation in Europe.

Full members status is held to the European Youth Forum (YFJ) which operates within the Council of Europe and European Union areas and works closely with both these bodies.

List of presidents[edit]

Board members (2013-2015)[edit]

YEPP President Konstantinos Kyranakis (ONNED, Greece)

YEPP Secretary General Colm Lauder (YFG, Ireland)

YEPP First Vice-President Juha-Pekka Nurvala (KNL, Finland)

YEPP Deputy Secretary General Federico Potočnik (MSI, Slovenia)

YEPP Treasurer Frank Visser (CDJA, Netherlands)

YEPP Vice-Presidents: Stefan Schnöll (Junge ÖVP, Austria) Tom Vandenkendelaere (JONG CD&V, Belgium) Hristo Gadzhev (MGERB, Bulgaria) Christodoulos Ioannou (NEDISY, Cyprus) Linda Eichler (IRLY, Estonia) Benedict Pöttering (JU, Germany) Riccardo Pozzi (Giovani UDC, Italy) Joao Paolo Meirelles (JSD, Portugal) Sara Skyttedal (KDU, Sweden)

Board members (2011-2013)[edit]

YEPP President Csaba Dömötör (Fidelitas, Hungary)

YEPP First Vice-President Duarte Marques(JSD, Portugal)

YEPP Secretary General Juha-Pekka Nurvala (KNL, Finland)

YEPP Deputy Secretary General Colm Lauder (YFG, Ireland)

YEPP Treasurer Frank Lambermont (CDJA, Netherlands)

YEPP Vice-Presidents: Reinhard Bärnthaler (Junge OVP, Austria) Charalambos Stavrides (NEDISY, Cyprus) Benedict Pöttering (JU, Germany) Konstantinos Kyranakis (ONNED, Greece) Emanuele Occhipinti (GL, Italy) Gunārs Elksnis (YLPP, Latvia) Ryan Callus (MZPN, Malta) Andrea Levy Soler (NNGG, Spain) Sara Skyttedal (KDU, Sweden)

YEPP Financial Auditors Oliver Jung (Jeunes cdH, Belgium) Riccardo Pozzi (Giovani UDC, Italy)

Board members (2009-2011)[edit]

YEPP President Laurent Schouteten (Jeunes UMP, France)

YEPP First Vice-President Thomas Schneider (JU, Germany)

YEPP Secretary General Carlo De Romanis (FIG, Italy)

YEPP Deputy Secretary General Brenda Furniere (JONG cd&v, Belgium)

YEPP Treasurer Julian Farner-Calvert’s (KRFU, Norway)

YEPP Vice-Presidents: Caesar Andres (JCVP, Switzerland) Gernot Blümel (Junge ÖVP, Austria) Csaba Dömötör (Fidelitas, Hungary) Paula Gomez de la Barcena Anserona (NN.GG, Spain) Melita Kelenc (MSI, Slovenia) Anatolii Korol (DA, Ukraine) Duarte Marques (JSD, Portugal) Juha-Pekka Nurvala (KNL, Finland) Bronne Pot (CDJA, Netherlands)

YEPP Financial Auditors Petr Jurčík (MKD, Czech Republic) Michael Clancy (YFG, Ireland)

Member organisations[edit]

 Albania

 Austria

 Belarus

 Belgium

 Bosnia and Herzegovina

 Bulgaria

 Croatia

 Cyprus

 Czech Republic

 Denmark

 Estonia

 Finland

 France

 Georgia

 Germany

 Greece

 Hungary

 Ireland

 Italy

 Latvia

 Lithuania

 Luxembourg

 Macedonia

  • Union of young forces (ВМРО - Демократска партија за Македонско национално единство; VMRO-DPMNE)

 Malta

 Moldova

 Netherlands

 Norway

 Poland

 Portugal

 San Marino

 Serbia

 Slovakia

 Slovenia

 Spain

 Sweden

  Switzerland

 Ukraine

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