What’s new on Brexit and Young People?

  With EU funding, Erasmus+, the situations in Hungary and Syria, sustainable development, and Brexit on the agenda, it was of little surprise that the recent General Assembly meeting of the European Youth Forum ran over into the night. However, a very late dinner even by Italian standards was a sacrifice worth making to obtain…

Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018 and what’s next?

Commonwealth Youth Forum 2018   After tireless months of planning, late nights and sheer hard work, the Commonwealth Forums and subsequent Heads of Government Meeting is complete! It has been an incredible summit and it’s a shame it’s already over, but now the real work begins: continuing the legacy of CYF 2018. Before we get…

Facilitating international youth impact!

  This was my second internship working in international relations, but my first time working in the youth sector. Growing up I wasn’t very engaged in youth politics, so now having worked for the British Youth Council (BYC) it has showed me how accomplished the young people are that we work with and the amazing…

Behind the scenes of CYF with Luke Oliver!

8am Monday morning. We’ve already been at the QEII for an hour. Delegates are beginning to arrive, and the buzz of excitement and anticipation is rife in the air. That energy fades and is replaced with a crowd of early 20-somethings holding their breath as His Royal Highness Prince Harry is escorted in. But, I’m…

What happened at the EUYC in Sofia? by Bronagh

EU Youth Conference –  Sofia, Bulgaria! Myself, Susie and Lucy, the three UK Young Ambassadors for Structured Dialogue and European Policy, have just returned from the second EU Youth Conference of this cycle in sunny Sofia, Bulgaria. We really enjoyed doing some constructive work with colleagues from across Europe, and are pleased to present the…