We have a new board! After the General Assembly 2020!

On 10 October 2020 YEN held its first ever Online General Assembly! More than 50 participants, representing 26 member organizations, partners and guests gathered to decide on the plans of the YEN network in the next years and elected new Board Members, Working Group Members and an Auditor. The new YEN board members are Andor […]

The General Assembly of YEN takes place on 10th October online!

After the trying times of corona, we have decided to hold this year’s General Assembly (GA) – due to the given situation – online, on the 10th of October 2020, from 9.30 am (CEST) till 2 pm. It has been a strange year for us all, but we hope to end it on a high […]

Webinar: Youth Friendly Language

Did you ever find it difficult to write a text that is professional and complete but still easy to understand? Join us for our webinar on writing in youth friendly language! WHEN: Tuesday, 15th of September 7-9pm CEST WHERE: on Clickmeeting, to join the webinar simply follow this link. LANGUAGE: English For questions write to: […]

Register for our E-Training „Think beyond borders“!

The Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) is looking for participants for the E-Training “Think beyond borders”, part of the YEN’s Digital Summer. About the E-Training: Even under the current circumstances when at home and not being able to travel, we want to keep our network active and connected and reflect on the current situation as […]

In solidarity with young Sorbians

The Youth of European Nationalities supports and follows our member organisation Serbske młodźinske towarstwo Pawk z. t. in strongly condemning the anti-Sorbian attacks of last Saturday. During a celebration of the Sorbian High School Bautzen in the small village of Schönau, verbal and physical clashes between a group of neo-Nazis and individual Sorbs occurred in the parking […]

Autumn Seminar 2020 cancelled

You have all seen the rising COVID-19 cases across Europe. We had initially hoped to hold a physical Autumn Seminar combined with our annual General Assembly this year, but it is now clear that it will not be safe to do so. Therefore, we’re sad to inform you that due to too many uncertainties and […]

YEN Digital Summer came to an end

Under the motto “Think beyond borders” the YEN Digital Summer took place from May to July 2020. The special feature of the event series was the online format. Even though we were at home and could not travel, it was even more important to keep our network active and to show solidarity in this challenging […]

Think beyond borders – YEN Digital Summer has started!

In the next two months, we invite you to our activities under the motto “Think beyond borders”. Even when at home and not able to travel, we want to keep our network active and connected and reflect on the current situation as well as the challenges national, ethnic and linguistic  minorities face. Here we present […]

MYnority MYsay! – the podcast by YEN is online!

Back at the last Autumn Seminar “Gather up!” the idea of a YEN podcast came into life and was further developed during the project management course. A group of the participants worked on the realisation of the project, which we now, finally, are more than happy to share with you!! „With this podcast we want […]

Solidarity and Diversity in the wake of Corona: Statement from the Youth of European Nationalities

Today would mark the beginning of YEN’s Easter Seminar, our biggest event of the year with more than 80 participants arriving from over 20 different European countries. It would have taken place on the Knivsberg, Denmark, in the Danish-German border region, where YEN was established 36 years ago and the local minorities wanted to reflect […]