Are EWE okay? Scottish campaign on mental health

During 2018 RYEurope asked the participants in our various events to prepare a text or a video on youth participation in their home countries. The idea with this was for the participants and consequently also other young people, to realise the different ways they can actively contribute to the society and to help shape it. The Scottish Rally team presented …

Youth Participation in Politics in Switzerland

During 2018 RYEurope asked the participants in our various events to prepare a text or a video on youth participation in their home countries. The idea with this was for the participants and consequently also other young people, to realise the different ways they can actively contribute to the society and to help shape it. The Swiss Rally Team interviewed …

Giving back to society a strong motivator for joining ZSPM in Slovenia

During 2018 RYEurope asked the participants in our various events to prepare a text or a video on youth participation in their home countries. The idea with this was for the participants and consequently also other young people, to realise the different ways they can actively contribute to the society and to help shape it. The Slovenian Rally team made …

Youth Participation in Farm Shows in Denmark

During 2018 RYEurope asked the participants in our various events to prepare a text or a video on youth participation in their home countries. The idea with this was for the participants and consequently also other young people, to realise the different ways they can actively contribute to the society and to help shape it. As a preparation for the …

Speech competitions as an inspiring activity in Landjugend Österreich

Florian Timmeren-Maier is an active member of Rural Youth Austria. In this blog he introduces his favourite activity that the organisation does, which is speech competitions. Greetings from Austria! My name is Florian Timmerer-Maier, I am 20 years old and currently living near the village Neumarkt in Styria, Austria, which is also where I grew up. My family owns a dairy farm; …

Chairman’s Season’s Greetings

Its already December and slowly some Christmas spirit is arriving and it feels like the years has past by so fast, but also a lot of things happend in 2018 and it has been a very successful year for Rural Youth Europe. Our theme for 2018 has been „Youth participation“ and our main focus within this topic was of course …

A Rural Youth Christmas Around Europe

Ever wondered what traditions are followed around Europe around the winter holidays? Sari from Finland collected some stories from Rural Youth Europe alumni, which show you celebrations in Europe. Christmas traditions in Finland vary between families but there are a few things that almost everyone has in common; good food and sauna. Some families go to church but that’s not …

Media crossroads in Autumn Seminar 2018

Rural Youth Europe’s Autumn Seminar 2018 took place in Finland from 4th– 10thNovember. The event took place in Solvalla Sports Institute in Nuuksio, Espoo, and was organised by Finnish 4H. At the Autumn Seminar participants learn about specific topics via different workshops, learning methods, excursions and discussions. The theme of this year’s seminar was “Media Crossroads”. During the week participants …

Last Board Meeting in 2018

I flew from Denmark around noon and land in Brussels  two hours later. I took the train to the main train station where I met a city beautifully decorated for Christmas. There are light chains in many places and a Christmas tree here and there. The Christmas atmosphere is on the top. On Saturday we had part of our board …