The Conference on the Future of Europe and how we can contribute to it

What is the Conference? On March 10, David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament, Antònio Costa, Portuguese Prime Minister representing the European Council, and Ursula Von der Leyen, President of the European Commission met to sign the joint declaration on the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE). By launching a series of debates and discussions, this Conference offers the …

Youth Policy: Involving rural youth in decision-making

As discussed in a previous post, in October 2020, Coyote*, the online magazine published by the partnership between the European Commission and Council of Europe in the field of youth, reminded us of the important role that rural society continues to play in Europe. This is especially relevant when it comes to life decisions made by young people and their transition …

Recruitment

We are hiring an Interim Secretary General !

  RURAL YOUTH EUROPE Job Vacancy – Interim Secretary General    Rural Youth Europe is recruiting an interim Secretary General for the duration of 12 months to start in April/May 2021 covering maternity leave. The office is based in Helsinki, Finland. Part of the work can be done remotely and does not require daily commuting to the office. The Interim Secretary General is responsible …

A word from our Chair

It has been one year since the Board of Rural Youth Europe last met together physically. This is a milestone we never imagined we would reach and one which calls for some reflection. As we travelled to Bolzano, South Tyrol at the end of February 2020 we were unaware of what the weekend had in store, never mind the year …

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 …