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 […]

Take part in the Minority Changemaker Programme!

Note: The course has been rescheduled to take place in spring 2021 from 28 March to 26 June. The Minority Changemaker Programme is a three-month learning programme in spring 2020 (April-June 2020) at Jaruplund Højskole close to Flensburg, in the middle of the German-Danish border region. The participants of the programme have a chance to  combine […]

The Minorities Messengers Project is evolving to another stage so we are looking for dedicated young people that would like to work on the next step throughout 2020! …we are looking for you: Members of the Minority Messengers HUB – Steering Team …to work together with a dedicated team on the “State of Play of […]

Our Toolkit on Youth Participation is there!

Under the motto “MYnority – My Say” we have focused our activities and work in 2019 on youth participation as fundamental subject for young people, who want to engage themselves more and have a say in the political or local decision-making processes. In that context we have developed a Toolkit on Youth Participation, that we […]

Are you the next Minority Messenger?

Summer has come and it is time to spread the message of diversity, spread the word about issues of young people and minorities in Europe and to create understanding and help in the building of peaceful societies. Become part of YEN´s Minority Messengers Project, travel Europe and meet young people, youth organisations, other minorities and […]

Soon it is time for our Autumn Seminar “Gather up!”

Soon it’s time for our Autumn Seminar “Gather Up!”, which takes place from 7th till 13th October 2019. The Autumn Seminar closes the year 2019 and is the last event of our workplan “MYnority – MYSay”. During this year we have focused on youth participation as a fundamental subject for young people, who actively want […]

Volunteer, Inspire, Engage!

Volunteer, Inspire, Engage ! Are looking for a new experience this summer? Think about joining a workcamp! *15 days, 15 Volunteers from all over the World. Have an impact! YEN is partnering with different organisations offering workcamps to make it easier for YOU to have this great experience. If you are interested in a workcamp, […]

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 […]