This article was written by Irene Vivas Lalinde with additions and edits by Stefanie Berendsen and Klāvs Veseļuns. I wake up in a foreign city that somehow feels familiar. I recognise the light of the Mediterranean periphery and the flowers on the terrace. In Cairo, new streets appear daily to accommodate the 21 million inhabitants….
Interview with Mina Tolu, FYEG’s newly elected co-spokesperson
We talked to Mina Tolu, newly elected co-spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Greens during the Federation’s General Assembly in Istanbul.
The Ecosprinter interviewed EC candidates
The Ecosprinter asked a few questions from the candidates for the Executive Committee, FYEG’s spokespersons and the Secratary General of FYEG. The Ecosprinter did not unfortunately get answers from all candidates. The full applications from candidates for these and other positions can be found on the official General Assembly page. There is also a more brief PDF available,…
Call for member of the Ecosprinter Editorial Board
Deadline for applications: September 25th, 2016, midnight CET The 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, helping the spread of youth issues, political and social challenges from all over Europe to other young activists, and so…
As we pick up the pieces: 10 thoughts on Brexit
Like many, I’ve struggled to come to terms with the result of Thursday’s vote. So, here are some thoughts as I and many others try and make sense of the situation: 1. No one knows how to react, because almost no one saw this coming. Almost all the polls predicted a Remain win. All the…
What is your Green Dream? – Ecosprinter Photobooth
During the 2014 FYEG Working Groups Meeting, the Ecosprinter asked participants ‘What is Your Green Dream?” Additionally, our action was joined by two passerbys from the street, which proves to show that “green dreams” aren’t only in FYEG. Thank you to all participants!
UNFCCC Conversations: the Sexifier #FYEGClimateDel
During the UNFCCC Intercessional we’ve noticed that a lot of our fellow youth know a lot about this process and we thought why not share their expertise with everyone? One of our only YOUNGO representatives from the global south, we are happy to see that Raquel made the journey to Bonn to be with us….
Ahmad Alhindawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, speaks with YOUNGO Delegate Anton Jaekel
COP19 (16/11/13) – Ahmad Alhendawi the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth arrived in Warsaw this week to work with Youth NGO’s (YOUNGO). He is joined in this interview by YOUNGO member Antonius Magnus Jaekel. He speaks about the inspiration he feels by the work that young people are doing in the climate change movement. One of…
FYEG Delegate Anton Jaekel speaks for the SBSTA
Anton Jaekel, Young delegate from Germany within the Federation of Young European Greens’ delegation at COP 19, adressed a speech on behalf of YOUNGO ( the umbrella of all youth organisations involved in the UNFCCC process) in front of the SBSTA. You can find more info on SBSTA in the previous newsletters published by the…
Letter from COP19 Delegates to Green Youth – Day 7
Introduction There was a general buzz followed by the ADP draft and conclusion of the SBI and SBSTA on Monday. There are contradictions in how the draft has been welcomed, but mostly it has been seen as “better than nothing”. The high-level meetings started today, so several ministers arrived in Warsaw, as well as the…