As the largest youth political organisation in Europe, YEPP brings together 63 youth organisations from 39 countries across Europe.

Transatlantic Youth Summit-TYS

Why TYS?


Create the “Transatlantic Youth Caucus”

Establish the Transatlantic Youth Summit as a permanent platform

Implement the Transatlantic Erasmus Programme

Format of the TYS Platform

Where & when?

  • Launch event: Washington D.C April 2023
  • Online discussions
  • US & Europe


  • US Administration
  • Organizations from the civil society
  • US Congress
  • European Parliament
  • Business and Academia


A -One day conference preceded by two days of official meetings between European and American counterparts.
B -Follow-up webinars
C –Roundtables

  • One day conference preceded by two days of official meetings between European and American counterparts
  • Follow-up webinars
  • Roundtables

Key themes

2023 edition

Foreign policy, Defense and Security

  • The West approach to China
  • The Ukrainian conflict and liberal democracies
  • Artificial Intelligence

Technology and Sustainability

  • New CleanTech
  • The business case for climate change


  • Inflation Reduction Act
  • International Trade
  • EU-US Partnership

Application process

Participation Conference

A Selection Committee constituted by representatives of the stakeholders involved with the TYS platform will choose participants according to their background, CV and motivation.


Open call for applications:
Applicants are invited to send their CV with a short presentation about themselves (academic, personal, work experience details, etc.) and with the reasons why they should be aboard of TYS.


Selection committee decides:
The selection committee defines a shortlist of candidates to participate in the conference.


Open call for applications:
Announcement of the 2023 edition participants


The applications close on the 24th of February

The applications are closed

Format of theTYS Platform

Antonio Tajani

  • Deputy Prime-Minister Italy
  • Former European Parliament President

Frances Fitzgerald

  • Former Deputy Prime-Minister of Ireland
  • Member of European Parliament
  • Vice-Chair EPP Group