Young European Leadership (YEL) is an international nonprofit and nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering young leaders and future decision makers from Europe and beyond. Through engaging activities, YEL aims to inspire and enable these leaders from all backgrounds to shape their own future and the future of Europe, fostering innovative solutions to local and global challenges. YEL’s international team is composed by young people who, together with other Young European Leaders on all levels, seek to jointly work on shaping their generation’s and Europe’s future for the better.
Among YEL’s activities, YEL is responsible to recruit and train the European Union delegations to the official young G7/G20 outreach programs, and participates in a multitude of international conferences to give young people the opportunity to present their concerns and provide critical as well as innovative policy input. YEL promotes new forms of engagement and directly connects aspiring leaders with senior decision makers, e.g. at the Young European Council which won at the European Charlemagne Youth Prize 2016 and was awarded as the third best project in the entire European Union to foster European integration.
YEL is now accepting applications for the YEL delegations to Smart City Expo World Congress! The congress will take place in November, 14 – 16, Barcelona, Spain. Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international summit of discussion about … Continue readingRead more
After an insightful and rich cultural experience at the MiSK Global Forum 2016, Young European Leadership is now… Posted by Young European Leadership on Thursday, September 21, 2017 YEL is delighted to be accepting applications for the second YEL delegation to … Continue readingRead more
On 13-14 June 2017, YEL’s President Tillmann Heidelk represented the organisation in the 8th Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. He was one of the panelists in the session “Connecting the voice of youth for a … Continue readingRead more
Young European Leadership Join YEL at the YEL Discussion Forum on migration 2017, taking place at June 22nd 2017 at the University Foundation in Brussels! The event is for free and will open with a reception. Register now at younglead.eu/activities/discussion-forum. … Continue readingRead more