For a week this June I plunged into the unfamiliar world of truly international deal making and intrigue. This, sadly, was not up front among the Heads of State and Government at the G20 in Hamburg, but at the Y20 in Berlin, which was hosted a month earlier to compile the worldwide perspective of young…
Once again, the BYC had a very successful COMEM, GA. Although Ewan was new to the system, he was a great asset to the BYC and supported me so much during the election procedure. I am sure that he will do a fantastic job replacing me as the “Official Delegate” commencing September. We started our COMEM by…
Sophie Bell, a Young Ambassador from Northern Ireland attends the second European Youth Conference of the current cycle in Slovakia. She wrote a short blog about her experience upon her return.
Margarita Petkova our Young Ambassador for Northern Ireland talks about her experience representing young people of the UK in a European Youth Conference in Slovakia as part of Structured Dialogue. Margarita focused on identifying and combating the growing pressure and the high expectations put on young people by society, their family, peers and institutions.
European Youth Forum (YFJ) The YFJ is made up of two pillars: the National Youth Councils of Europe (NYCs) and International Non-Governmental Youth Organisations (INGYOs). It works with organisations like the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the European Union and National Governments whilst also running campaigns. The YFJ is made up of a democratically…
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On the 14th of April. Chris and Pegah, BYC’s elected reps to the European Youth Forum attended a youth advocacy meeting in Brussels and met with the UK’s Permanent Representative to the EU.
Grace talks about her experience travelling to Luxembourg for the last European Youth Conference of the current cycle of Structured Dialogue.
Read about Christopher and Nikita’s experiences when the travelled to Hungary for the BBC+ meeting and to Brussels for the European Youth Forum’s Council of Members.
In my election to become the UK Young Ambassador to the Commonwealth, I stood on a policy of inclusion, accessibility for the most marginalised and equality.