Changing media landscapes

Youth Changing the Narrative: a seminar about changing media landscapes

On February 16 was held the “Changing media landscapes and young people as content creators” seminar, sixth episode of the “Critical thinking and media literacy” online seminars series, organised from January 12 to February 16, 2021 by the Finnish National Agency for Education in cooperation with SALTO-YOUTH* and funded by Erasmus +. *Find out more about SALTO-YOUTH at the end of …

Friends of Rural Youth Europe

FRIENDS OF RURAL YOUTH EUROPE – Spring has sprung, birds are singing, lambs are in the fields, the daffodils are starting to appear after the long winter and the days are getting brighter, all signs of one thing – HOPE.  Hope that brighter days are indeed ahead, hope that COVID-19 will be brought under control in Europe and beyond, hope …

What's up 2021? Rural Youth Europe

What’s up 2021?

 QUICK REMINDER After the election of a new board in November 2020, Rural Youth Europe kicks off 2021 with plenty of good news. But first, here’s a quick reminder of the list of our newly elected board members:  Chairperson Linzi Stewart Vice-Chairperson Niall Evans Board Member group I Elen Williams Board Member group II Martin Siemen Board Member group III Iiristiina Heinonen Board Member group …

Time to welcome RYEurope’s new board members

At RYEurope’s GA on the 6th of November 2020 the elections for the new board introduced new board members. The new board consists of… Chairperson Linzi Stewart Vice-Chairperson Niall Evans Board Member group I Elen Williams Board Member group II Martin Siemen Board Member group III Iiristiina Heinonen Board Member group IV Birgit Kuslap Special Interest Board Member Siobhan Gallagher Some of …

We’re hiring!

Vacancy at Rural Youth Europe COCOREADO project manager   Context Rural Youth Europe is recruiting a new part time project manager to join our motivated team starting from January 2021. 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 …

Taimiteko – slowing climate change, one seedling at the time

The following article describes one of the projects run by the Finnish 4H, called Taimiteko. Emma Ilmonen and Eeli Salmela form the Finnish 4H explain what the project is all about. Karoliina Ilmonen, 16, got a summer job from her local 4H association. Here is her story: “I came across an advertisement on the 4H Finland’s website saying my local …

Safe space

This year we are exploring the topic of safe spaces and are encouraging our members and friends to think about how we can ensure that our activities create safe spaces for rural youth to be themselves. This blog post is by RYEurope alumni Emma Ilmonen, current summer trainee at the Finnish 4H. Safe space is a concept that I think …