33th NATIONAL AND 12th INTERNATIONAL FARMING GAMES IN SLOVENIA

150 competitors from twenty-five teams, 21 teams from Rural Youth Clubs from nine regions of Slovenia, 2 teams from Switzerland and one team with Dr. Aleksandra Pivec, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food, at the helm, and the Agricultural chamber team competed in the Farming Games on July 6th in Carinthia, Slovenia. The highly anticipated event, that attracted a great …

Rural Youth Europe Rally, England 2019 – what a week!

The following article is written by Abby Forsyth who represented the Scottish Association of Young Farmer’s Clubs at our Rally in Cirencester. Before I left for Cirencester on Sunday 18thAugust, I was very apprehensive with regards to what the trip involved and to what Rural Youth Europe was. Fellow members who had attended the rally in previous years, tried to …

RYEurope welcomes two new board members

The current board consists of (from left) Birgit Kauslap group IV, Daniela Allram group II, Nicolai Olsen group III, Sebastian Lassnig chairman, Linzi Stewart vice-chair, Anja Mager special interest board member, Niall Evans group I At the GA in Gloucestershire 23rd of August 2019 The RYEurope board said goodbye to Aris Brencis, representative of group IV and Hannah Kirkpartick, representative …

Staff changes at the RYEurope Office

We are starting off this autumn with new power and an updated staff, where we welcome our new Administrator Trang V. Phi, and seeing Pia’s role reduced to advisor, only working on an hourly basis in some consultancy tasks, from now on. Jenni, who has been back since the beginning of the year, is now moving into the position of …

Sharing and Caring our way to the England Rally

Tori Ward is involved in the team for this years Rally in England “Sharing and Caring in a Democratic and Inclusive European Community”, here she shares some of her insight in the process of the arrangements! Has your organisation already registered your team? Deadline on the 28th of June 2019. The picture above shows the passing of the Rally Bell from previous …

The Strategy Workbook is out now!

Over the past few years the board of Rural Youth Europe has been working towards continuous strategic development of the organisation. Along side this process our Secretary General Jenni Heinonen has been collecting the process into a workbook which can be used to develop other organisations strategic direction. We are now very proud to launch the final result, a book that not only aims to support our member organisations in their work, but also others interested in developing their organisations, through simple methods that guide a process that clarifiers the goals and direction of NGOs. Click here to get your own copy of the Strategy Workbook  

Grand Prep kicks off the 2019 RYEurope events

A couple of weeks ago we had our second international activity of 2019 in England. The Grand Prep brought together the preparatory teams of the 2019 events to discuss democracy and practical planning of international events. The teams are made up of representatives of previous year’s activities, the hosts for this year and representatives of next year’s events. Here you …

#InMy4H

With Rally fever rising it is time to have flashback to last years rally and the campaigns that the teams created within their national teams. Here’s Emma Ilmonen, who was team leader in 2018 for the Finnish team, sharing their campaign with us. In the RYEurope’s Rally 2018 in Scotland, we got a task to come up with a campaign to …

Job Vacancy: RYEurope looking for an Administrator

Job Vacancy Administrator Rural Youth Europe is recruiting a new part time Administrator to join our motivated team starting as soon as possible from 5thof August 2019. The position will be based at the organisation’s office in Helsinki, Finland but some of the work can be done remotely and does not necessarily require daily commuting to the office.   Rural …