Entries by Andrej Müller

10TH SESSION OF THE UN FORUM ON MINORITY ISSUES

         From 30.11.- 01.12. 2017 the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) organized the 10th Session of the Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva, Switzerland. YEN Vice President for External Relations, Zikel Anxhara was on spot to represent and talk about today’s issues of Europe’s minority youth. The Forum on […]

YEN at YFJ COMEM 2017

The Council of Members (CoMem) of the European Youth Forum (YFJ) took place from 23.-25.11.2017 in Cascais, Portugal and brought together more than 150 delegates representing youth organizations from across Europe to discuss key topics, participate in debates and hear important updates on the work and progress of the European Youth Forum. On behalf of […]

Interview with Britta Tästensen, YEN President

European Youth Centre Strasbourg, 16 October 2017, by European Youth Foundation (EYF), Council of Europe   Why are you here at the EYCS today ? We are here for our last activity of our work plan 2017. The work plan is called “Building bridges” and this activity is called “Crossing Rivers”. It is a bus […]

Resolution on key issues concerning European Youth

Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organizations1, Phiren Amenca2, Voices of Young Refugees in Europe (VYRE)3 and Youth of European Nationalities (YEN)4 are European networks which together represent ethnic, national and language minorities, Roma and Sinti population, young refugees and volunteers. As we all have closely related target audiences and common aims, we have partnered to collaborate for the promotion […]

“Building Bridges” at the Easter Seminar in Albania

This year’s Easter Seminar took place from the 7th till the 13th of April in Durrës, Albania – in a hotel that was situated a mere 5 metres away from the beach. Our member organisation CTarmA – the Aromanians/ Vlachs from Albania, spared neither costs nor troubles to make our stay as pleasant as possible. […]

HUMANS OF YEN – YDWINE SCARSE

I’m Ydwine and I’m West Frisian from the Netherlands. I think YEN is very important because it brings the youth minorities together and we can exchange experiences, talk about it and make the situation for everyone better.

HUMANS OF YEN – PAUL MOßNER

“Hello, I’m Paule, I’m from the danish minority in Germany, live near to the danish-german borderline. I’m here mainly, because 3 wonderfull people told me, that here are so many great people and unfortunately they were right, here are so many great people, who are quite simply openminded, speaks so many different languages and everyone […]

HUMANS OF YEN – LUKAS NOTHDURFTER

“The YEN as umbrella organization is very important for us from the SJR (Youth of South Tirol). The YEN represents an important point of reference for all minorities in whole Europe, where we as the Youth of South Tyrol love to be very active and constructive about sociopolitics and of course the minority themes.”

HUMANS OF YEN – ANA BEDNAR

Ana Bednar from the German minority in Romania tells us about her experience in the YLS (Youth Leader Seminar) in Lockenhaus, Austria: ,,I came here because I thought that this is a great opportunity for me to experience and learn new things and implement them in our community.”