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 […]

“To reach out to all, every initiative counts”, Cristina’s internship with YEN

My name is Cristina Zelenac and I belong to German Minority in Romania. Since July 2016 I am a part of the YOU.PA -Young Potentials Academy- Program, which offers professional chances and perspectives to young people, who engage themselves for the minority rights. The program aims to support and to strengthening the work of the German […]

Kick-Off-Seminar “Step up!”: Applications are open

In February we  kick off with the “MYnority- My Say” and take a closer look on what youth participation means and how it can help achieving the goal of more inclusive, youth and minority-oriented society. During the Kick-Off-Seminar we will talk about the gap between the legal rights of the national minorities and real access […]

SAVE THE DATE: YEN goes 2019

As we are slowly approaching the end of the year, we are evaluating the past events, but at the same time already planning new activities in 2019. And there are some exciting things waiting for you! Under the motto “MYnority – My Say” we want to focus on youth participation as fundamental subject for young […]

Sashas Internship

In the beginning of July 2018 Aleksandra (Sasha) ZavjaIova joined the YEN-Office as an intern supported by the Erasmus+ Traineeship Programme. Her job focused on supporting a particular activity of YEN, which took place in late August – the Diversity Festival organised by YEN and its Member Organisation FYK – Jongereinferiening Frysk Ynternasjonaal (Western Frisians). […]

YEN discussing the shrinking space for civil society

We have been invited to take part in Council of Europe’s Consultative Meeting organized by Youth Department in co-operation with Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe and European Youth Forum to explore the shrinking space for civil society, its impact on young people and youth organizations, and examine models that are being used […]