Christmas in Nordschleswig

That the German and Danish borderland is a melting pot of Danish and German culture, is particularly visible at traditional events such as Christmas. This is the case with my family as well. Before noon on Christmas day, my family and I are always visited by my grandparents, with whom we enjoy a small “julefrokost” […]

What’s going on in Carinthia, Austria?

Source: FUEN www.fuen.org The reform of the Carinthian state constitution, which is one of the key priorities of the Carinthian state government consisting of the three coalition parties (SPÖ: Social Democrats – Prime Minister Kaiser, ÖVP: Conservatives – state party leader and Minister of Economy and Culture Benger, Die Grünen: Greens – Minister Rolf Holub) is […]

A journey through Gagauzia

Hello everyone and warm greetings from the very heart of Berlin! The last month I have done an internship at the office of YEN in Berlin and I am so glad about it. This was an exceptional opportunity not only to know the people, who are working on the problems and questions that move me, […]

YEN VIDEO COMPETITION

Call FOR VIDEOS: “Camera Obscura numerus minor” Dear Members! We are looking for creative producers who want to participate in the video project „Camera obscura numerus minor“. The project is made possible by the Minority Commissioner of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein, Renate Schnack, as she donated the prize money of a prize for outstanding […]

Meet each other instead of fear each other!

People have migrated and influenced destination countries across the world for several thousands of years. Therefore, migration is a significant aspect in human history. It is not a new phenomenon but moreover a natural social effect of a long colonization period in the entire world. The migration of people into unsettled areas must not be […]

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. […]