Since its launch in 2008, Young Ideas for Europe has gone from strength to strength: From just six countries it is now pan-European in reach, with a unique network of partners and patrons engaging more than 3,300 youngsters on the future of Europe. Throughout this time the project has been initiated and supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung, which has made the success seen over the past seven years possible. Now it is time for the project to “go it alone”, as the foundation steps out of the lead. It is time for it to develop further so that new
European Youth Delegates present Young Ideas for Europe 2014 European Action Plan to Decision-Makers in Brussels
On the 10th and 11th of July the national partners implementing Young Ideas for Europe attended the annual Partner Meeting and Training. This year’s event took place in Budapest with the kind support of YIfE’s local partner, Partners Hungary Alapítvány, and was held in the European Commission Representation in Hungary. Both helped underline the truly pan-European nature of the project, and the importance of its work at the local level in individual member states.
After being welcomed to the Representation by Perger István, Head of the Communications Department, the partners
Young Ideas for Europe has a new partner organisation in the United Kingdom (UK): We are happy to announce that the Democratic Society, Demsoc, has joined the Young Ideas for Europe partner network!
The Democratic Society is a membership organisation based in the UK. Demsoc thus supports active citizenship, helping people find existing channels into government and providing the tools and information they need to become active participants. It works to create an open democracy where everyone can participate. The organisation is taking action on local, national and European level,