Imagine university life without international students; no more foreign crushes, fewer accents to make fun of, a decline in offers of suspicious local alcohols, culminating, its fair to say, in a void once occupied by life-long friends. A deeply toxic, and ugly, culture of isolationism and anti-intellectualism is threatening these things and more, every day…
The conference “EYE CON” (Empowering youth for employment) was organised as a part of the project “Empowering Youth for Employment” implemented by the National Youth Council of Macedonia (NYCM) and supported by the British Embassy in Skopje. The aim of the conference was to provide space for sharing practices and innovative model for increasing the…
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…
In October, our Welsh Young Ambassador Arooj Khan represented the UK at the Structured Dialogue EU Youth Conference in Slovakia. In this blog she reflects on the experience, the outcomes and the next steps.
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.
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British Youth Council representatives attend Commonwealth Youth Forum and Council Meeting.
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.