Join our Pool of External Representatives!

Are you a young person from a rural area who enjoys raising awareness on rural issues, interested in advocating for the rights of rural youth and willing to use your voice to represent youth?  Rural Youth Europe is creating its first ever Pool of External Representatives (PER)!  Background:  As our organisation keeps growing and rural youth is climbing higher in …

Introducing the Rural Youth Hub Albania

At this year’s General Assembly we were proud to welcome another brand new member to the Rural Youth Europe family. Introducing… the Rural Youth Hub Albania! Rural Youth Hub (RYH) is a youth activism platform that supports young people, especially those from rural areas, to raise their voices to influence agricultural and rural policymaking so that these processes are aligned and …

Introducing the Youth Development Center of Armenia

At this year’s General Assembly we were proud to welcome a brand new member to the Rural Youth Europe family. Introducing… the Youth Development Center of Armenia! The Youth Development Center of Armenia (YDC) is a non-profit youth organization dedicated to empowering young people through high-quality non-formal educational opportunities, both in Armenia and internationally. With a strong focus on providing …

COCOREADO Policy Workshop

During the COCOREADO project, a lot of valuable work has been developed in several different areas regarding food production systems, including the empowerment of youngsters towards change in these, by preparing them and acknowledging their potential as change agents, through their capacities. These youngsters stand and will continue to stand as key transmitters of knowledge locally, nationally and internationally, raising awareness and increasingly …

Meet our new board representative for Eastern Europe: Ketrin Kastehein!

During our General Assembly this summer, we elected four new members to our board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our new representative for Group 4 (Eastern Europe) Ketrin Kastehein from Estonian 4H. Find out more about her below: Introduce yourself! 👋 I joined Estonian 4H in 2008. Since then I’ve had the opportunity to organise events at a …

Meet our new board representative for the Nordic Countries: Doglas Jonsson

During our General Assembly this summer, we elected four new members to our board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our new representative for Group 3 (Nordic Countries) Doglas Jonsson from Swedish 4H. Find out more about him below: Introduce yourself! 👋 I’m a member of the Swedish 4H. I started working at my county’s regional summer camps when …

Meet our new board representative for Central Europe: Michael Koch!

During our General Assembly this summer, we elected four new members to our board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our new representative for Group 2 (Central Europe) Michael Koch from the Swiss Rural Youth Association. Find out more about him below: Introduce yourself! 👋 I’m part of the Swiss Rural Youth Association «Schweizerische Landjugendvereinigung» (SLJV). Our organisation has …

Meet our new board representative for the UK and Ireland: Fiona O’Leary!

During our General Assembly this summer, we elected four new members to our board. Today we’d like to introduce you to our new representative for Group 1 (UK and Ireland) Fiona O’Leary from member organisation Macra na Feirme in Ireland. Find out more about her below: Introduce yourself! 👋 My name is Fiona O’leary and I am a member of …

Project of the Year 2023

The Rural Youth Europe Awards are all about showcasing the very best of our member organisations, giving them a platform to gain visibility for their project at a European level. This year we had entries from all corners of Europe, showcasing the very best of rural youth. This year we had three categories, inspirational club of the year, inspirational person …

Inspirational Person of the Year 2023

The Rural Youth Europe Awards are all about showcasing the very best of our member organisations, giving them a platform to gain visibility for their project at a European level. This year we had entries from all corners of Europe, showcasing the very best of rural youth. This year we had three categories, inspirational club of the year, inspirational person …