European Youth Delegates present Young Ideas for Europe 2014 European Action Plan to Decision-Makers in Brussels

19.10.2014 - 23:58
"It was awesome – thanks for the experience!” That’s how the youth delegates summed up their day in Brussels. The 15 delegates, drawn from participants of Young Ideas for Europe project weeks which took place in 2014, travelled from all over Europe to attend the event and present their ideas for the future of European climate and energy policy to decision-makers from the European institutions.
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Young Ideas for Europe annual Partner Meeting again proves to be inspirational and productive

25.07.2014 - 11:13

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

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YIfE welcomes a new partner in the UK

08.07.2014 - 09:39

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,

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YIfE participants visit the Hungarian Parliament

07.02.2014 - 17:38
The participants of Young Ideas for Europe in Hungary got the chance to visit the Hungarian Parliament: After the project week, Hungarian Member of Parliament Benedek Jávor, political patron of Young Ideas for Europe, invited the group of young stundents to a tour through the Parliament building.
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“Wow! I like your ideas!” EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard praises the Young Ideas for Europe European Action Plan 2013

29.01.2014 - 18:58
On Monday the 27th of January, a delegation of Young Ideas for Europe participants from 10 EU Member States came to Brussels to hand over their European Action Plan 2013 to EU decision makers. They discussed their ideas with members of the Cabinet of EU Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik, before meeting European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, and getting an insight into the European Parliament thanks to YIfE-Patron Tanja Fajon MEP.
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