Sharing stories to connect young people from the EU member States and the Eastern Neighbourhood countries

YEAs Delegation to the Vienna Conference
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Trust YEAs, they’ll change the world!

Hello, lovely readers! My name is Maria Pia, and I am a happy and proud YEA from Italy! In December 2018, I was lucky enough to attend the conference “A stronger economy for stronger societies – Investing in people for sustainable growth” in Vienna, Austria, with other 12 Young European Ambassadors from the EU Eastern Partner countries Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, and member states Portugal, Greece, Croatia, Luxembourg and Italy.
Maria Pia Napoletano 12 December 2018
EuroSchool 2018
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Azerbaijan AZ – a YEA experience from A to Z

Exactly one year ago, as I was hastily filling in an application form before a looming deadline, my mind could barely have fathomed that I would set foot in Azerbaijan so soon...Becoming a Young European Ambassador and embracing with unbounded enthusiasm the idea of building bridges between youth from the European Union and our peers in the Eastern Partnership became not only a genuine pleasure, but also a lifelong goal. My next move was to advance fearlessly on the newly erected stepping stones of cooperation and to head towards the eternally fascinating lands on the shores of the Caspian Sea.
Stefania-Felicia Pavel 06 December 2018
YEAs plant trees in Armenia for World Environment Day
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Why you should be more eco-friendly: my experience in Armenia

“This area is yours,” said the local community leader, “green it as much as you want!”  On 3 June, in commemoration of World Environment Day, the Young European Ambassadors in Armenia, including myself, led a tree-planting activity in the Armavir region supported by the EU Neighbours east programme. It was a day unlike any other and one that I will likely never forget...
Titan Asatryan 14 June 2018
'Career Days: EU' in Ukraine, May 24
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How could you benefit from informal education?

Hello everyone, my name is Alina and I am a Young European Ambassador from Ukraine. On 24 May, my fellow Young European Ambassador Viktor Savinok and I participated in the ‘Career Days: EU’ which took place at the Ternopil National Economic University. The event was dedicated to the subject of informal education and its beneficial aspects in the Ukrainian context...
Alina Mykytyshyn 13 June 2018
EU Conference on Youth, Peace and Security in Brussels, May 23-24
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What is the Future of Youth, Peace and Security?

Hello, my name is Nika and I am from Belarus. On May 23-24, six Young European Ambassadors including myself took part in the EU Conference on Youth, Peace and Security in Brussels which brought together more than 60 participants from Europe and Africa...
Veronika Pavlovskaya 12 June 2018
Ajarian Khachapuri
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Make your own traditional "Ajarian Khachapuri"

"Ajarian Khachapuri" is one of the most famous and delicious traditional Georgian dish, originally coming from the Western part of the country...
Tamar Buachidze 11 May 2018
Traditional Belarusian "dranikis" (potato pancakes) recipe
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Traditional Belarusian "dranikis" (potato pancakes) recipe

Greetings from potatoland - or so-called bulbaland, or dranikland. Yep, the first word is nothing but a national dish Belarus is mostly associated with. To be just a little bit more original, I’ve decided to share the recipe of draniki with a “secret touch” ...
Hanna Launikovich 11 May 2018
Six tips to explore the European Capital of Culture 2018
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Six tips to explore the European Capital of Culture 2018

The capital of the European Union - Brussels - remains unchanged. But the heart of the European culture is as mobile as young Europeans and changes place every single year. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for one year playing host to a series of cultural events with a strong pan-European dimension.
Magdalena Kortas 11 May 2018
Traditional Armenian "Ghapama" Recipe
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Traditional Armenian "Ghapama" Recipe

In Armenia, we believe that we grow the most delicious fruits because they taste of the sun. If you want to experience the flavours of the sun, try out this special recipe for a typically Armenian dish, one of my favourites: "ghapama"...
Arpine Hakhinyan 11 May 2018