New Project: “Sound of Mobility”

We are excited to announce that we are partners on a brand new project entitled “Sound of Mobility”. In April, our Secretary General Spyros attended the first Transnational Project Meeting, where we got to know the other project partners, discussed the consortiums tasks and made plans for the months ahead. We are excited to be joined on this project by …

COCOREADO Dissemination Event

On May 10th 2024, the picturesque city of Pärnu, Estonia, played host to the event aimed at presenting the outcomes of the COCOREADO project.   The event kicked off with a presentation of the COCOREADO project. This introductory session set the stage for a day filled with engaging activities and discussions designed to foster understanding about the project and collaboration among …

COCOREADO Final Conference: Building a sustainable food future together

On 24th April COCOREADO celebrated its Final Conference “Building a sustainable food future together” in Brussels. After more than three years of work, the COCOREADO project has nearly come to an end and has achieved the envisioned targets. The event was an opportunity to present the results that the project has obtained over the last few years, such as the …

European Conference on Local Youth Work and Democracy

On 20th-23rd February, Petter Jacobsen from Norway, a member of our Pool of External Representatives, attended the European Conference on Local Youth Work and Democracy in Brussels! This event brings together more than 300 participants and focused on enhancing the quality of youth work and the participation of young people at local and municipal levels. Here is what Petter had …

European Youth Conference 2024

On the 2nd-5th March, a member of our Pool of External Representatives, Ella Nyström from Sweden, attended the EU Youth Conference in Ghent. This is an important event within the EU Youth Dialogue led by the trio presidency of Spain, Belgium, and Hungary. With a focus on European Youth Goal 3, Inclusive Societies, this gathering of 300 participants addressed issues …

Introducing our new Pool of External Representatives!

As our organisation keeps growing and rural youth is climbing higher in the political agenda, we decided to create a pool of external RYEurope representatives from across our member organisations to represent us at events across Europe and beyond. The aim is to provide more young people from within our network the opportunity to get their voice heard at a …

Think Rural Youth! Eva Kotnik starts her mandate on the Advisory Council on Youth.

At the start of this year, Eva Kotnik from Slovenia started her mandate in the Advisory Council on Youth at the Council of Europe, representing Rural Youth Europe. She says: “Growing up on a farm and working with rural youth organisations, I’ve developed a deep passion for advocating for rural youth and am strongly committed to ensuring their meaningful participation in the policy-making …

January COCOREADO Policy Workshop

On 31st January, the COCOREADO Project organised a policy workshop in Brussels, on “Empowering young citizens involvement towards sustainable food systems”, where relevant policymakers from EU institutions such as DG AGRI and DG RTD and other relevant institutions such as UN FAO, joined alongside the project partners and ambassadors. The workshop started with our COCOREADO partner Lisa Van den Bossche …