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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

Registration for Kick-Off Seminar now closed

The Youth of European Nationalities (YEN) is looking for participants for the Kick-Off Seminar “Think equally”. The event will take place in Csolnok/Tscholnok (close to Budapest), Hungary and will be hosted by the Gemeinschaft Junger Ungarndeutscher; GJU (the youth organisation of Germans in Hungary). It will be supported by the European Youth Foundation of Council […]

YEN goes 2020

As we are approaching the end of the year, we are evaluating the past events, but at the same time already planning new activities in 2020. Keep yourselves updated – there are some exciting opportunities waiting for YOU! Under the motto: „Think diverse! Minority youth in a Changing World”, we want to focus on the […]

Call for contributions! Share your story and let us print it!

After the Autumn Seminar “Gather up!” in Sochi, we are not slowing down. During the seminar, young people from minorities focused on participation with youth organisations in society and in that context were trained in project management to learn how to successfully implement their project ideas. One group of participants had a chance to try […]