Short video KYP

Posted on June 26, 2014

A short (17 minutes) movie about the Kingdom Youth Parliament: the arrivals of the teams, getting to know each other, the opening of KYP by Princess Beatrix, the debates, the social programs and the closing sessions of KYP (including brilliant speeches!)

Review of KYP by Ron van der Veer

Posted on June 04, 2014

Ron van der Veer (projectleider Koninkrijks Jeugd Parlement) kijkt tevreden terug op het eerste KJP in de geschiedenis!

Videojournal 23rd of may: Awards & departure

Posted on May 23, 2014

In this final videoblog of KYP journal, you can watch the award ceremony and the departures of the different teams.

Videojournaal 21 mei: overhandiging boekje 200 jaar Koninkrijk

Posted on May 21, 2014

Today Ank Bijleveld-Schouten (chair of Committee 200 years Kingdom) handed over a booklet with the history of 200 years of Kingdom to students of the St Martin Academy. Princess Beatrix was there!

Videojournal 20th of may: opening KYP

Posted on May 20, 2014

Today Her Royal Highness, Princess Beatrix, opened the Kingdom Youth Parliament!

Daily videojournal Tuesday 20th of May

Posted on May 20, 2014

A roundtrip on the island of Sint Maarten!

Youth of Sint Jans Lyceum are wishing the KYP members good luck this week!

Posted on May 19, 2014

Youngsters of the Sint Jans Lyceum have made a videoclip to wish all the KYP-ers alle the best for next week!

Daily videojournal Monday 19th of May

Posted on May 19, 2014

Daily videojournal Sunday 18th of May

Posted on May 19, 2014

This is the second videojournal! See the Aruban team arriving on Sint Maarten.

Daily videojournal Saturday 17th of May

Posted on May 18, 2014

Welcome at the first videojournal of the KYP. Many to follow!


  • Adress by Princess Beatrix at the opening of the KYP - Address by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix at the opening of the Kingdom Youth Parliament, Sint Maarten, on 20 May 2014 Members of the Kingdom Youth Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, Our shared history within a single Kingdom goes back two hundred years. That history belongs to each and every one of us: it is common […]
  • Princess Beatrix receives closing agreement - Youngsters will be giving form to the future of the Kingdom themselves. That is on of the most important decisions of the Kingdom Youth Parliament (KJP), which reached its closure on Thursday on Sint Maarten. For three days 50 youngsters debated there about the topics in the Kingdom of now and the future, which are […]
  • Na Papiamentu – Hoben di tur parti di reino den debate na Sint Maarten - Pa promé biaha den e 200 aña di eksistensia di e Reino Hulandes, tin un Parlamento Hubenil di Reino ta tuma lugá. Esaki ta keda organisá na honor di e selebrashon di 200 aña di Reino. Na Sint Maarten, di 20 te ku 22 di mei. Sinku tim di kada unu dies hóben ta bai […]


The Kingdom of the Netherlands exists 200 years! To celebrate this, various activities are being organized in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The Kingdom Youth Parliament (KYP) will meet in 2014 from May 20th until the 22nd on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten. For three days, fifty young people from Saba, St. Eustatius, Bonaire, St. Maarten, Aruba, Curacao and the Netherlands will be debating on issues that affect them directly. You can find more information about the Kingdom Youth Parliament here and find out what to do to participate.