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…

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…

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…

Humans of YEN - Johanna Jürgensen

My Name is Johanna Jürgensen, I'm from Jungen Spitzen, from the German minority in Denmark. I was motivated to participate in a YEN Event because you can learn a lot about the different minorities, you can deepen your language in general…

Humans of YEN – Thomas Peruzik

I’m Thomas Peruzik and I’m Croatian from Vojvodina. YEN is very important for me because it connects different minorities from all over Europe and it’s trying improve relations between the minorities which directly improves relations between…

Humans of YEN - Neel Klappe

Why I like YEN events and youth exchanges : Being on an exchange always creates a  connection between people. To spend such an intensive week together, working on a common goal, all far away from home. There are very few opportunities to meet…

Humans of YEN - Marina Turshatova

Marina Turshatova, Russlanddeutsche from Germany, tells us about her experiences at the Diversity Festival in Moscow: The moment I heard about the Diversity Festival in Moscow, I immediately wanted to pack my bags. I absolutely wanted to…

Humans of YEN - Diana‏

Hi, my name is Diana and I'm a Burgenland Croat from Austria! Through the past two years I have established great and important friendships through YEN, which have continued until now. The cultural exchange between the minorities and the…

HUMANS OF YEN - Kristin Heelemann

Witaj, I am Kristin Heelemann and I’m a Sorb from Germany. I think that youth participation is important for my own and other minorities because the search for your own identity plays a big role here, especially for young people. By organising…