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 […]

On the trails of minority languages

Our workshop group at the recent Youth Leader Seminar of YEN “Rušiti zid(in|ov)e / Breaking Walls” consisted of eleven different minorities from eight different countries, spoke eight minority languages, and had one goal: to connect. Despite the huge variety in minority language situations it was easy to connect, so our goal was quickly achieved. Of […]

Auf den Spuren von Minderheitensprachen

Die Sprache spielt eine außerordentlich wichtige Rolle für Minderheiten und Volksgruppen, weil sie eine identitätsstiftende Funktion hat. Allerdings haben wir in unserem Workshop „Auf den Spuren von Minderheitensprachen“ beim diesjährigen Herbstseminar der JEV im Burgenland (Österreich) gesehen, dass es hier unterschiedlich starke Gewichtungen gibt. Für manche Minderheiten ist Sprache der zentrale Fokus, wie zum Beispiel […]

Call for Applications: “CONTRAPUNCTUS EUROPEUS – European Youth Against Populism and Xenophobia”

Study Session “CONTRAPUNCTUS EUROPEUS – European Youth Against Populism and Xenophobia”  When: 23-29 June 2019 Where: European Youth Center Budapest   Deadline for Application: 17th of May   CONTRAPUNCTUS EUROPEUS aims to explore how youth workers and youth leaders can challenge xenophobic attitudes and raise awareness about the role of populism in forming them.   […]

Quo Vadis, Council of Europe?

We are also the Council of Europe and we are here to stay! The Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) is deeply concerned by the sole decision of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland, to dismantle the organisation’s Youth Department, which with its unique co-management model promotes the participation and engagement of […]

Easter Seminar “Speak up!”: Longer Application-phase! Register until the 31st of March

In April it’s time for our Easter Seminar “Speak Up!” under this year’s Motto: “MYnority- My Say”. It will take place in Sepsiszentgyörgy/ Sfântu Gheorghe Rumania from the 12th–18th of April 2019. After the Seminar our General Assembly will take place on the 18th of April. Please arrange with your own organisation who will take […]

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS “Minority Youth and the EU Elections-Seminar” – deadline: February 24th!

You are invited to join the Seminar: “Minority Youth and the European Parliament elections in 2019”! The deadline for applications is already on February 24th!   When: March 16 until 22, 2019 (including travel days) Where: Brussels   What: The seminar aims to strengthen the capacity, exchange of experience and the networking and coalition-building of […]

Kick Off Seminar “Step up!” began

On Monday, 11th February we have started our Kick Off Seminar “Step up!”! Our participants travelled to Donja Stubica in Croatia and got to know each other during the first evening. We have also talked about our plans for 2019, our focus on youth participation. The Kick-Off Seminar is hosted by O-mreža, the Serbian youth […]