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What We Do

FYEG is an umbrella organization for youth environmental and Green youth wing organizations across Europe. We arrange a wide array of events for capacity building, networking and political meetings.

FYEG facilitates youth exchanges, seminars, days of action, study sessions, camps, political debates, trainings, etc. in different parts of Europe.  We collaborate with other organisations' initiatives e.g. ECIs (Right to Water & End Ecocide), day of action (anti-TTIP & anti-austerity), among others. FYEG also organises campaigns on essential political themes, for example climate change campaigns “#ItsOurFuckingFuture”,  “Keepitcool!” and “Cut emissions, not Jobs!” We also had a youth campaign in 2014 and a EU elections campaign. Another campaign was the “Unity in Diversity” campaign promoting the fundamental cultural values of the different European citizens. FYEG is supporting and different European citizens’ initiatives such as the “Water is a human right” or “End Ecocide”.

A vast majority of our members are under 30 years of age and all our events are planned and run by young unpaid activists from all across Europe.

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General Assembly 2017

Federation of Young European Greens warmly invite you to join our General Assembly in Madrid, Spain, from 24-28th of May. It is an extraordinary time for Europe and we as pro-European...

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FYEG Spring Conference

The Spring Conference will take place in parallel to FYEG’s General Assembly to allow delegates from youth organizations to learn about current discussions and challenges for Europe’s progressive...

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SUMMER CAMP 2017

The summer camp will be organized in Germany, in cooperation with Grüne Jugend (the German Young Greens). The topic of the summer camp is migration and the integration of refugees, and is conceived...

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CALL FOR PREP-TEAM: Arts, Crafts & Politics

May 15, 2017

The Federation of Young European Greens is announcing an open call for members of the international preparatory team for the international activity “Arts, Crafts and Politics” that will take...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Summer Camp 2017

May 12, 2017

Are you pondering how to spend your summer vacation? Are you searching for a way how to have fun, learn new things, meet amazing young people from all around Europe, enjoy warm summer days and...

CALL FOR INTERN

May 2, 2017

Federation of Young European Greens is looking for an intern to support FYEG and the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament in their work. It is a paid full-time internship with flexible working...

Call for Treasurer

Apr 28, 2017

FYEG is looking for a person to fill the vacant position of treasurer at the General Assembly in Madrid.  TreasurerThe Treasurer is responsible for the yearly budget of FYEG and for the...

CALL FOR PREPARATORY TEAM: SUMMER CAMP 2017

Apr 19, 2017

The Federation of Young European Greens is announcing an open call for members of the international preparatory team for the Summer Camp 2017 “Smash Borders, Build Solidarity”. The summer camp...

Call for Host Organisation

Mar 10, 2017

The FYEG's Executive Committee (EC) would hereby like to announce opening of a call for a host for training on political communication and framing titled “Arts, Crafts and Politics”. This...

Call for FYEG Secretary General

Mar 3, 2017

FYEG is looking for candidates to fill the position of Secretary General. This is a two-year, full-time, salaried position. As elected officer and legal representative, the Secretary General works...

Call for FYEG Executive Committee Members

Mar 3, 2017

Call for two Spokespersons, Treasurer and Members of Executive Committee Executive Committee is the second, after General Assembly, highest decision-making body of FYEG and it is responsible for...

Call for GA Presidency

Mar 3, 2017

The presidency is a body that presides over the General Assembly. It’s members are responsible for managing the program, conducting the votings and ensuring smooth running of the GA. It is a...

Call for Advisory Committee Members

Mar 3, 2017

During FYEG’s 2017 GA in Madrid 2 members (one male and one female) of the Advisory Committee (AC) will be elected to serve for 2 years and fulfil the following tasks and duties:Provide their...

Call for Financial Control Committee Members

Mar 3, 2017

The Financial Control Committee (FCC) is responsible for the internal control of the FYEG finances. The FCC must be gender-balanced, consisting of 2 individuals, who meet in Brussels once a year to...

Call for Ecosprinter Editorial Board Members

Mar 3, 2017

About the EcosprinterThe Ecosprinter is the online independent participative magazine of all young Greens of Europe. For many years it has published articles written by activists and young writers,...

Call for FYEG Delegates: COP 23

Feb 14, 2017

Would you like to represent FYEG at the UN Climate Change Negotiations Summer (UNFCCC) and Winter (COP23) Sessions? As you know, in COP21 - 2015 the most significant international agreement on...

Call for partners: FYEG Summer Camp

Jan 18, 2017

Second year in a row, FYEG would like to gather dozens of young people for its main educational event called “Smashing Borders - Building Solidarity “. With this project we aim to raise awareness...

Resistance is Fertile – Call for participants

Jan 16, 2017

Despite the ideals and the efforts of several generations to stop wars, the reality is that armed conflicts are still ravaging societies worldwide, including in Europe and on Europe's borders. These...

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Citizens in Romania are mobilising against a corrupt government. We asked a couple of Greens from Romania how they see the protest. 

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CLOSING PANEL: Multiple Crises, One Cause? // #PraGA16 Spring Conference

The European project has been in turmoil ever since the financial and economic crisis of 2008/2009. The crises and struggles are multiple, but also overlapping. While the media are all about the “refugee crisis” today, the “Greek crisis” is for long not over yet. And while climate change continues unfolding into a serious crisis at our doorsteps, we see a rise of undemocratic policies across Europe and in particular in CEE.

While some of the crises, struggles, and challenges Europe is facing today are of external nature and other rather internal, they might share some common causes or treats - lack of democracy and (young) citizens’ participation, lack of belief in post-materialist ideas or values, lack of belief in human rights, equality and the rule of law, lack of empathy and solidarity, and thus inherently also lack of belief in Europe as such. Do they also share common solutions?

Panelists:
- Boris Dittrich, Advocacy Director LGBT Program, Human Rights Watch (NL)
- Aleksandra Śniegocka-Goździk, Head of WomenMain FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/198545203872199/

EUROPEAN PANEL: How Do We Crush the Far-Right in Europe? // #PraGA16 Spring Conference

With a short exception for Hungary, the V4 societies have been ever since the summer finding themselves in the middle of a “refugee crisis” without refugees. While particularly harsh policies and practices as well as lower prospects for integrating in the “host” societies made most of the refugees avoid the countries, “concerned citizens” have been marching with gallows in the middle of Prague’s main square or panicky reporting to the police anyone with a “different” appearance.

However, it is not only the refugees who are a potential target for the far-right in V4. Anti-gender, anti-LGBTQ movements were on the rise in the whole region already prior to the refugee crisis. They continue gainin support in some V4 countries until today, be it in form of anti-same-sex-marriage campaign in Slovakia or anti-abortion laws in Poland, making everyone differing from the mainstream a potential target of hate speech or hate crimes.

Meanwhile a range of commentators have criticized the division making between “pro” and “against” camps and advised the different groups to simply “talk” to their neighbours. Yet distinguishing between “fascist” or “neonazi groups” aiming at dismantling human rights and citizens who are "concerned", "insecure" or "afraid” proves difficult in everyday life and almost impossible when on a demonstration. Can we crush the far-right and at the same time build an inclusive society for all?

Panelists:
- Meszerics Tamás, Member of the European Parliament (HU)
- Wiktor Dynarski, President, Fundacja Trans-Fuzja (PL)
- Laura Slimanii, President, Young European Socialists (FR)
- Róbert Bearmaid Furiel, Director, Saplinq (SVK)
- Georg Layr, representative, MigSzol Csoport (HU)

Moderator: Morgan Henley, Executive Committee of the Federation of Young European Greens - FYEG, Mladí zelení presidency

The event will be conducted in English. Simultaneous English transcription will be provided.Main FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/198545203872199/

CZECH PANEL: LetMain FB event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/198545203872199/

OPENING PANEL: The East is back? // #PraGA16 Spring Conference

Since the turbulent year or 1989, the Visegrad societies seemed set on walking a path towards political and cultural “Westernization”. Recent developments, however, show that despite improving economic situation, the legacy of authoritarian mindset, a disillusionment with the democratic system, and relative mistrust in the “Brussels Dictate” push Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, and Slovakia back towards political insecurity. Last year’s constitutional crisis in Poland, election of a neo-nazi into the Slovak Parliament, Chinese president’s visit to Prague, and rising levels of xenophobia are met with increasing show of resistance and solidarity of the civil society - be it at the Balkan refugee route, or, most recently on the streets of Warsaw.

Despite these efforts, the region seems “on the move”, as the notion of “Central Europe” starts being increasingly replaced with the adjective “Eastern” or simply titled “the East.” How do we bring V4 back to the “center”? Our expert panelists will explore the changing attitudes of the V4 countries towards the European project in the context of the multiple current crises, and their general shift towards “the East.” Together we will brainstorm answers to the crucial question of our days: How do we bring V4 back on a path towards Europe?

Panelists:
- Radovan Geist, journalist, EurActiv (SVK)
- Veronika Pehe, journalist, Krytyka Polityczna (PL)
- Péter Ungár, politician, LMP - Lehet Más a Politika and European Greens (HU)

Moderator: Karolina Krelinova, Mladí zelení