What makes a sustainable community? In episode 7 of Rural Voices, Dan is joined by former RYE board member Nicolai Olsen to discuss the sustainability of our rural communities. We have interviews with cultural entrepreneur and journalist, Anne-Goaitske Breteler, as well as the Chairwomen of the Danish Eco Village Network, Pia Duus Jensen.
Episode 6 is all about LGBTQI+ Rights & Inclusion. Aris is joined by the newly elected special interests board member Siobhán Gallagher as they guide you through the episode featuring Dan's interview with Benjamin Firth, founder of AgRespect and Aris's interview with Lukas Stede from RYEurope member organisation BDL Germany. To close the episode Siobhán recaps the webinar "Commencing our Dialogue - LGBTI+ Positive Europe" which took place on November 2 and can be still viewed on Facebook now https://www.facebook.com/MacranaFeirme/videos/276105273733231/.
In episode 5 we are focusing on women in agriculture. Dan is joined by Daniela Allram, the Group 2 representative on the Rural Youth Europe board, and they discuss gender inequalities within the agricultural industry. We have interviews with Ruth Parkes, a Northern Irish farmer and agri-women blogger, and Doris Letina, Vice-President of CEJA.
In the fourth episode of Rural Voices we are tackling the topic of work as a social right. Dan talks to Anja Fortuna, the 2021 Slovenian Rally Chair, as well as Kandikó Rita from Fekete Sereg Nagyvázsony, a Hungarian rural youth organisation. We would have been studying this theme at our biggest event of the year, the Rural Youth Europe Rally, so in this episode we also celebrate past rallies by listening to some rally memories from past participants. This episode was produced with the support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. It does not necessarily reflect the official position of the Council of Europe.
Rural Voices is back for the third episode to learn all about non-formal education and reflect on Rural Youth Europe's webinar "Ready, Scroll, Learn!". We share the highlights from the webinar delivered by Frederik Kaae Kirk and collaborated by Andreea Maris of the Swedish National Agency of Youth and Civil Society, as well as hear the learning outcomes and personal reflections from two of the webinar attendees - Emma Ilmonen and Barbara Sterkl. Check out the Non-Formal Learning webinar on our Youtube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjce3v15ogs This episode was produced with the support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. It does not necessarily reflect the official position of the Council of Europe.
In this episode we hear how rural youth organisations have created safe spaces for their members to participate during Covid lockdowns. Appearing in this episode are: Rachel Goldie - NFYFC, Eirik Førde- Norway 4H, Zane Šteinberga and Patrīcija Prindule - Latvian 4-H. We also hear Moninne Griffith from BelongTo, a LGBT+ organisation from Ireland, speak about what safe spaces are and how we can create them for young people in rural areas. To find out more about their work please visit: https://www.belongto.org This episode was produced with the support of the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe. It does not necessarily reflect the official position of the Council of Europe.
In the first ever Rural Voices podcast we learn all about Shrinking Civil Spaces in collaboration with the European Confederation of Youth Clubs at the study session hosted by the European Youth Centre in Strasbourg, France. We hear experts Rares Craiu Secretary General European Confederation of Youth Clubs, Anna Rurka President of the Conference of INGOs, Leonie Martin Member Council of Europe Advisory Council on Youth and we also hear young people sharing their personal experiences of shrinking civil spaces.