Youth of European Nationalities


Jugend Europäischer Volksgruppen

Humans of YEN

Humans of YEN - Alexandru Nicolae Bujicu

My name is Alex and I am a Vlach from Romania. Our community is facing several political problems in Romania, about which people from all of Europe have to be informed. YEN is the best answer for that. YEN is also important to me because through…

Humans of YEN - Özlem Etdöger

My name is Özlem Etdöger and I'm from the Kurdish minority. I was motivated to pariticpate in the Diversity Festival because I have the chance to meet other minorities from Europe. The more we connect and support each other, the louder…

Breaking walls at the YLS in Burgenland

This year’s Youth Leader Seminar of YEN "Breaking Walls / Rušiti zid(in|ov)e" took place from 26th of September to 2nd of October in Austria, at Burg Lockenhaus/Livka in Burgenland. But instead of breaking castle walls (it would be a pity…

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…