YEE and Tamjdem worked together in Toulcuv Dvur, collecting the grass for compost, peeling the logs or taking nails out of them. After successfully completing the tasks, we participated in a scavenger hunt and relaxed by the fireplace.
The project was organised together by YEE and Young Researchers of Serbia. It focused on various techniques and methods of environmental education and involved a lot of practical exercises.
Youth in Action programme
of the European Union
European Youth Foundation
of the Council of Europe
YEE celebrated Earth Day with the activities in the frame of The Right to Be(e) campaign
Training course "Youth for Rivers" focused on river restoration in Europe and took part in Armenia, October 2013. Photos by Kate Baker
2013 volunteering weekend in Toulcuv Dvur (20 participants from 7 different countries).
The water monitoring day is an international event available to everyone who wants to participate. YEE is doing it as a tradition for many years, creating team building and enjoying the nature together.
Events from six countries for the campaign 30 years of volunteering for the environment.
The materials from the Trainning Course 'Youth Participation for Environment' that took place in Czech Republic, 13th-18th July 2013. Were produced during the sessions - results of discussions, project ideas and more.
YEE's Annual Meeting 2013 took place 19 - 21 July in Svycarna Eco Centre, Czech Republic. 36 representatives of the YEE network met together with the secretariat. The General Assembly voted to approve the budget, strategies and changes in statutes. We celebrated the network's 30th birthday. There was also a cake!
13th -19th July 2013 ( Svycarna, Czech Republic)
Was especially designed for youth leaders in YEE's member organisations, the course focused on methods that motivate young people to participate in environmental actions. The training course was organised by Hnuti Brontosaurus and YEE.
The project was funded by the Youth in Action Programme
1st-8th June (Maribor, Slovenia) 25 participants met to develop their skills about leadership and communication to empower women in the environment development. The training course was organised by EPEKA and YEE. The project was funded by the Youth in Action Programme and the European Youth Foundation.
The youth exchange 'Snapshot to Environment' connected 35 young people who discussed global environmental challenges and their local impact. It provided a space for them to work together to create tools for raising awareness on those issues in their communities. The tools of the YE were photography and video that promoted creativity among participants, created an encouraging space for youth to freely express themselves, share opinions and learn from each other. The project was organised by Stepanavan Youth Center with the support of Youth and Environment Europe. The project was funded by Youth in Action Programme, the European Commission.
As part of YEE''s International Upcycling Campaign, upcycling workshops took place in 6 different countries to inspire partipants to get creative with waste.
Even with a grey weather, Toulcuv Dvur had a great Day of Earth, full of families, kids and activities. We supported Bees, planting flowers and playing games With kids about importance of bees in the food chain.
From 5 till 12 October 23 young people and trainers from different countries of Europe gathered in the ecological centre "Renata" in a small village Bela u Jevicka and discussed what it takes to be a good leader in non-profit organisations.
Tirana, Albania is a busy place. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the Balkans and it is facing a unique set of problems posed by private car ownership and lack of a pedestrian culture. YEE and Eden Centre hosted 30 participants to focus on these problems and to try and come up with some solutions for ways to give pedestrians across Europe their cities back.
The materials from the Feasibility Visit 'Women Leadership Program' that were produced during the sessions - results of discussions, project ideas and more. The Feasibility Visit took place in April 2012 in Ohrid, Macedonia.
YEE Annual Meeting took place in Ecocentre Paleta Oucmanice, Czech Republic from 27th to 29th of July 2012.
TC focused on environmental communication with media and public. July 2012, Ecocentre Paleta Oucmanice, Czech Republic.
TC took place in July 2012 in Portugal and was organised by OPE. It involved young volunteers from non- governmental organisations from all over Europe. During one week they participated in a training course in a typical old Portuguese village with very low population. The experience of OPE working on youth environmental projects has highlighted the need for providing young people with knowledge and skills about sustainability on daily village routines, like milking the cows, making bread, taking sheeps to graze, farming, studying hemp cycle, together with traditional cultural activities.