New Secretary General

As of September 1, 2018, Kasia Siemasz took over the management of JEV as successor to Roman Kühn. For several years she has been active in youth organizations and in recent years she has been working for the concerns of young people at international…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

“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…

Our candidate for the 2018-19 Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe

We are proudly presenting you our candidate for the 2018-2019 Advisory Council on Youth of the Council of Europe: Matic Germovšek Matic: "I am representing YEN in the current Advisory Council mandate and would like to continue with the good…

YEN has financial Problems

We need your help! We’re very sorry to tell you that YEN has massive financial problems ever since Matic (Convenor for Minority Rights and Politics) accidentally bought the most expensive first class ticket for his flight to this year’s…

The Slovene Minority in Italy

At the official opening of the Kick-Off Seminar in Trst, Italy in February, we were lucky to enjoy the interesting speech of Ksenija Dobrila, a representative of the Slovene minority in Italy. The speech gives a very good picture of the situation…

New steps in the Minority Safepack Initiative

Minorities in Europe won a victory against the European Commission! The EU court judged that the Commission has to clearly define why they rejected the MSPI. Congratualtions to the citizens committee and the  Federal Union of European Nationalities…