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.
Project organised in May 2012 in Armenia by FYCA and YEE. Participants from Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Albania, Ukraine and Sweden met to discuss on different types of diversity (cultural, social, religious and biological). The youth exchange was founded by the European Youth Foundation, the Council of Europe.
Partnership Building Activity took place in Armenia in May 2012. The project was organised by Stepanavan Youth Center with the support of YEE. It was funded by Youth in Action.
The feasibility visit ‘Women Leadership Program' took place from the 27th to the 30th of April 2012. Participants from 11 different countries came together in Ohrid, Macedonia to discuss the situation and position of women in their local communities and to brainstorm ideas for actions which could help to increase the percentage of women in leadership positions in their communities.
Study Session on European Environmental Law, funded Council of Europe and hosted in the European Youth Centre. Participants from 17 different countries met for 7 days to learn about environmental law documents, campaign creation, the link between human rights and the environment as well as effective advocacy in the field of environmental protection
Youth Exchange 'Renewable Energy and Waste Management' took place in Porto, Portugal from 25th of July to the 1st of August 2011
YEE Annual Meeting took place in Toulcuv Dvur from 22nd to 24th of July 2011.
The Youth Exchange 'Learning from each other: Methods of environmental education' took place in Czech Republic in April 2011.
The Evaluation Meeting of the Environmental Audit Project took place in Toulcuv Dvur, Prague, March 2011.
Photos form the opening of the exhibition Water – Its Importance in Pictures in Tirana, Albania.
Photos from the opening of the exhibition in Klub K4 in Prague.
Photos from the opening of the exhibition in Artists Union of Armenia Gallery.
Training course ‘Innovate Your Life: Make It Sustainable' took place in Serbia in October 2010 and was organised by Young Researchers of Serbia with the help of YEE. The TC faced the main environmental threats - 2 unsustainable production and consumption, pollution and climate change. It provided youth with knowledge about sustainable alternatives - solutions of these problems.
Another project was successfully run by Youth Environmental League of Prydniprovya (MELP) in cooperation with Youth and Environment Europe (YEE). This time it was a training course devoted to the topic of renewable energy and climate change. 17 participants from various European countries came together in Pavlograd, Ukraine, in the period from the 17th to the 23rd of August to listen to a range of very interesting lectures given by 3 experienced experts from Italy, Great Britain and the Ukraine, and to discuss climate change and renewable energy issues on a contemporary level.
The Youth Exchange ‘Learning from each other - games from environmental education' took place in September 2010 in Polish mountains and lasted 7 days. It involved 5 organisations from several European countries which work in the field of youth and environmental work, especially environmental education. The youth exchangewas joined by 24 participants from Spain, Portugal, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Poland. They used the principle of ‘learning from each other' to exchange ideas, experience and best practices from environmental education through workshops prepared by each of the organisations taking part in the youth exchange.
"Forest - Welcome Home" was a TC organised by OA PTTK and YEE in Bieszczady National Park in south-eastern Poland. 25 participants (youth workers, trainers, facilitators, volunteers from environmental organisations) from countries throughout Europe, such as Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, UK, Romania, Bulgaria, Latvia and Poland participated in educational workshops aiming to train and exchange knowledge and practice on working with children and youth on the topic of the forest ecosystem. The project was orientated on learning about forest education methodologies and educational tools for making projetcs and activities. It will be focused on promoting high-quality youth events and training in the field of environmental education connected especially with the forest.