Digital Autumn: Think united!

It`s getting colder and darker outside and because of Corona there is not much to do, other than stay at home. Now is a good time to listen to each other and learn something about anti-discrimination. Let’s think united! As YEN we are committed to create a Europe that values diversity. Our engagement is characterized […]

Our new president Andor introduces himself

Andor Barabás is 25 years old and comes from a Hungarian family. However, he grew up among the Transylvanian Saxons (German minority) in Zeiden/Feketehalom/Codlea in Romania. Andor has also attended Saxon schools: the German primary school in Codlea and later the famous German-speaking Johannes Honterus Lyceum in Kronstadt/Brassó/Brasov. He recently completed his master’s degree in […]

Vacancy for the Position of Secretary General

YEN is now looking for its new Secretary General. The selected person will manage the organisation on a daily basis, lead the office and work closely with the board. The position is vacant from 1 January 2021 and located in Berlin, Charlottenburg. Job Description: Management of YEN Office and conduct of its daily affairs (including […]

Call for webinar stars!

We are looking for young people from our Member Organisations to take part in a webinar as guests and talk about their minority, mainly in regards to discrimination experiences and intersectionality.  The format is simple:  a nice talk → between two guests (you and a guest from another youth organisation of other minority groups) → […]

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 […]

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 […]

Due to the Coronavirus YENs Easter Seminar will be cancelled!

Today we decided to cancel our Easter Seminar „Grenzland 2.0 – 100 years of best practice? Think beyond borders“.   The Danish authorities have asked organisers of smaller events to assess the risk of infection themselves and act accordingly. Therefore, the Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) and its co-organizers, the youth organisations of the German […]

The new YEN Berlin office has opened

The Youth of European Nationalities has moved into a new office in Berlin, which we share with other organizations committed to the protection of minority rights: the The Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) and the Society for Threatened Peoples International (GfbV). On this occasion, we have invited their partners, supporters and friends to join […]

Job Opening: Project Assistent

Are you looking for an inspiring and interesting job at international level, which takes you to many interesting parts of Europe? We are looking for a project assistent to support us in managing international seminars and projects. The position is part-time (10-25h/a week), located in Berlin. Ideally you would start already in March! Position type: […]