I wasn’t sure what to expect from my first meeting with the rest of the UKYA for Structured Dialogue team, but I was so excited to find we would be getting straight down to planning out the next 18 months of our work. We looked at the three phases of the structured dialogue and then…
Impressions from the first residential meeting of the UKYA to the Structured Dialogue by Lucy Boardman
Ever since I found out that I’d been chosen to be one of three UK Young Ambassadors (UKYA) for Structured Dialogue and European Policy, I had been looking forward to our first residential. I got the train down to London, and although I was nervous, I was excited to meet the other UKYA and to…
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…
Gareth reflects on his experience representing the UK at the Malta 2017 EUYC.
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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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.