Young European Leadership seeks close partnership with other organizations and institutions from the public and private area.
If you would like to collaborate with YEL to support our mission to empower aspiring leaders in Europe and beyond please contact us. We are always interested in hearing from you.
United Nations Foundation
The UN Foundation is an advocate for the UN and a platform for connecting people, ideas, and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. The UNF builds partnerships, grow constituencies, mobilize resources and advocate policy changes to support the UN’s work for individual and global progress. YEL collaborated with the UNF for the Social Good Summits and is very grateful for the UNF‘s generous financial support of YEL’s delegates to the Summit ’14.
MEININGER Hotels is the unique combination of service and comfort of a hotel and the open, uncomplicated approach of a hostel! Since 2014 YEL collaborates with MEININGER Hotels for the annual Young European Councils and is very grateful for the MEININGER‘s generous financial and logistic support.
With the power of Podio, our web-based crm platform our team can effectively work together from anywhere, to escape email overload, alleviate document chaos and much more. Get structured with Podio‘s easily modified workspaces and apps, so you and your team can work the way you want to.
Take Project Management in Podio to the next level by utilizing the Power of SmartGantt. Get better overviews, enjoy the ease of planning and faster changes of e.g. dates with SmartGantt. Increase the power and ease of working with projects in Podio by using SmartGantt together with Podio.
WebMerge is an online document generation platform that allows you to easily collect data, merge it with a document and send it to any contact automatically.
Université libre de Bruxelles / Free University of Brussels
ULB supported YEL by providing their facilities during the Youth European Leadership Workshops ’14 or the European Council Forum ’13 and European Council Forum ’14 for free.
Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union
The aim of this programme is to contribute to citizens’ understanding of the EU, its history and diversity, and to foster European citizenship and improve conditions for civic and democratic participation at EU level.
The YEL Discussion Forum on migration is co-financed by the Europe for Citizens Programme of the European Union.
Partners and Collaborators
The European Parliament
The European Parliament is a key decision-maker at the EU level. The Members of the European Parliament are directly elected by voters in all Member States to represent people’s interests with regard to EU law-making and to make sure other EU institutions are working democratically. The Parliament acts as a co-legislator, sharing with the Council the power to adopt and amend legislative proposals and to decide on the EU budget. It also supervises the work of the Commission and other EU bodies and cooperates with national parliaments of EU countries to get their input.
In 2016 and 2017, YEL’s project the Young European Council was held under the High Patronage of the European Parliament, a privilege granted exclusively by the Presidency of the European Parliament.
Young European Leadership is part of the official organising committee of the 10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize – and is co-organising, along with the European Parliament, the 10th Anniversary of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize, taking place in Brussels on 21-23 November 2017.
The Estonian Presidency in the Council of the European Union
The Estonian Presidency in the Council of the European Union is part of the rotating presidencies in the Council, which is the main decision making body in the EU next to the European Parliament. During the six month, the presidency drives the progress in the institution. The priorities of the Estonian Presidency under the motto ‘Unity through balance’ are (1) an open and innovative European economy, (2) a safe and secure Europe, (3) a digital Europe and the free movement of data, and (4) an inclusive and sustainable Europe.
In 2017, YEL’s project the Young European Council was held under the patronage of the Estonian Presidency in the Council of the European Union.
The Slovak Presidency in the Council of the European Union
The Slovak Presidency in the Council of the European Union is part of the rotating presidencies in the Council, which is the main decision making body in the EU next to the European Parliament. During the six month, the presidency drives the progress in the institution. The priorities of the Slovak Presidency were (1) an economically strong Europe, (2) a modern single market, (3) a sustainable migration and asylum policies, and (4) a globally engaged Europe.
In 2016, YEL’s project the Young European Council was held under the patronage of the Slovak Presidency in the Council of the European Union.
Debating Europe is the platform where you can debate the issues you care about with European politicians and experts. YEL partners with Debating Europe for the YEL Discussion Forum on migration.
Smart City Expo & World Congress (SCEWC)
The Smart City Expo & World Congress is the biggest conference dedicated to the cities, technology, circular economy and business related topics. It is a meeting point for companies, administration, entrepreneurs and research centers working for the development of future cities. After having been granted free access to the SCEWC 2016, YEL is a collaborating organisation of SCEWC 2017.
The International Diplomatic Engagement Association (The IDEA)
Young European Leadership is one out of 20 globally dispersed not for profit organizations and think tanks striving to give young people a strong voice. Together we form The International Diplomatic Engagement Association (The IDEA) to raise crucial issues to global leaders, especially in the G7/G8 and the G20 members. The goal is to add value to current agendas and to contribute young and innovative solutions. The IDEA is the only organization in the world that is fully and solely committed to these goals.
Young Diplomats of Canada
YEL partners with the Young Diplomats of Canada (YDC) at the annual Y7 and Y20 Summits, the OECD Forum and the Nuclear Knowledge Summit.
Pandeia is a European youth journalism platform; giving a voice to youth issues and an arena for youth media organizations. Pandeia releases regular content around news, comment, culture, current affairs, and specifically reflecting on issues that matter to young people in Europe and beyond. Pandeia is an official Media Partner of Young European Leadership in line with the Young European Council 2015.
YEL partners with G(irls)20 to bring aspiring leaders in the position to speak up and give critical input to global policy making, especially in the G20 arena.
1989 Generation Initiative
The 1989 Generation Initiative seeks to articulate a unifying mission for the European Union, its member states and citizens reflected in eight specific proposals for policy reform.