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FYEG's nominee for the European Youth Forum elections

gio | Sep 28, 2016

The Federation of Young European Greens will travel to Varna this November, where the General Assembly of the European Youth Forum is taking place. This particular General Assembly has quite a...

Young European Greens on State of the Union: Do Not Let Us Down

teo | Sep 14, 2016

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held his State of the Union speech today. The Federation of Young European Greens sees some positive points on climate and youth employment, but also...

CETA is TTIP Through the Back Door

teo | Aug 30, 2016

The pressure is mounting on resolving the ongoing debate over the European Parliament's stance on CETA, the trade agreement between the EU and Canada. Despite a clear message from civil society and...

Young European Greens: Vote Remain, for Our Common Future!

peter.davis | Jun 23, 2016

Today, citizens of the United Kingdom vote on remaining in or leaving the European Union.The premise of the vote itself is skewed. A split in the Conservative Party has been transposed to a...

FYEG General Assembly in Prague an undisputed success

admin | May 30, 2016

The Federation of Young European Greens held its annual General Assembly (GA) last week, from the 26th to the 30th of May, in Prague, the Czech Republic. Around 100 representatives of FYEG’s Member...

Why are we at Ende Gelände this weekend?

teo | May 14, 2016

It would be easy to be discouraged by the lack of political and economic changes to fight climate change and to end fossil fuel extraction. Yet instead of sitting back, disappointed with this lack of...

Young People Demand the Election of the President of the European Commission Remains Democratic

markus | May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016Statement from political party youth organisations on discussions by Heads of EU Member States to block the “Spitzenkandidaten” process of electing the President of the European...

Europe's Ruins, Europe's Hope

teo | May 9, 2016

Today is Europe Day. It is an occasion to take a good look at the ruins of the Europe we knew. It is a sad sight, but we have not lost hope.The powerful politicians and bureaucrats who have...

World Press Freedom Day: Protect Free Media in Europe!

laura | May 3, 2016

The 3rd of May marks the World Press Freedom Day. FYEG remembers the journalists who have been killed in Europe and the rest of the world and firmly condemns the decline of the freedom of the press...

TTIP-leak shows trade agreement threat to environment and public health

markus | May 2, 2016 TTIP

As the Guardian and others report, a leak has caused unprecedented level of transparency into the negotiations of the US-EU trade deal TTIP. The leak of the US negotiating document shows attempts at...

Young European Greens in Kiev: Chernobyl - Never Again!

teo | Apr 26, 2016

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster that happened 30 years ago was a day that changed the course of history. The planet would see that it wouldn't take another World War for thousands of lives to be lost...

Nuit Debout: Democracy wanted

laura | Apr 23, 2016

It has been going on for weeks and spread to several cities in France and beyond. Every evening in Paris, thousands of people gather on Place de la République to take part in the Nuit Debout...

Signature of COP21 agreement on Earth Day: Time for implementation!

laura | Apr 22, 2016

As Young Greens, every day is Earth Day for us. Yet, this year, Earth Day is marked by something extraordinary- the signing of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. This agreement was agreed on at the...

European civil society demands freedom of movement on Austria-Italy border

teo | Apr 3, 2016

What a day! Over 1000 activists from across Europe gathered today at the Brenner Pass to demand open borders, safe passage and an end to Europe’s shamefully inhuman border regime. FYEG, along with...

Young European Greens to the International Community: Help Europe, please!

laura | Mar 29, 2016

Today 30th of March, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is holding a High Level Meeting in Geneva. This important conference should focus on refugees from Syria. The UNHCR...

Young European Greens on EU-Turkey deal: "Shame on you!"

teo | Mar 18, 2016

Today, the EU’s leaders have reached a deal with Turkey in Brussels. The Federation of Young European Greens condemns the deal as both blatantly illegal and profoundly immoral, and calls for its...

Young Greens go #overthefortress

gio | Mar 14, 2016

Follow our #overthefortress vlog:Young Greens go #overthefortress - VLOG VIYoung Greens go #overthefortress - Special ReportYoung Greens go #overthefortress - VLOG VYoung Greens go #overthefortress -...

Nuclear, No Future

gio | Mar 11, 2016

Five years after the tragedy in Fukushima, the topic of nuclear energy is intensively debated in several European countries. While civil society from Belgium and France, but also neighbouring...

Neo-Nazis enter Slovakia's parliament with help from racist Social Democrats

teo | Mar 7, 2016

Last weekend, Slovakia held parliamentary elections. After an already worrisome campaign with abundant anti-migrant and nationalist rhetoric from several political parties, the elections saw sucess...

Statement of FYEG on the EU-Turkey summit

teo | Mar 6, 2016

When the European Union’s leaders shake Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu's hand today in Brussels, it is a bloody handshake.It is with deep sorrow that we witness people living in Turkey...