European strategic autonomy: Energy at the heart of European security?


The Wilfried Martens Centre for European studies recently published an article by YEL’s CEO Eloise Ryon on the role of Energy on the european strategic autonomy. Since Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a radical transformation of the meaning, use and role of the concept of strategic autonomy within the European project. Whereas … Continue reading European strategic autonomy: Energy at the heart of European security?

Karolina Liskovcova: More About the Y7 Summit


Read the original interview on euroskop.cz On how to be motivated and successful and the problems young people in Czechia and other European countries nowadays have to face. According to Karolina, everything begins in high school. Youth is this period of life where young people go through many changes and create their views on the … Continue reading Karolina Liskovcova: More About the Y7 Summit

Y7 2020: The Delegate’s experience of Enrico Nano, EU Delegate to the Youth Engagement Group to the G7 2020 (Trade policy track)


I was selected by Young European Leadership (YEL) to participate as a European Union (EU) delegate in the 2020 Y7 Summit from 1-5 June. The Y7 is the official youth engagement group to the G7 and the purpose of the Summit is to make concrete policy recommendations to global leaders. The negotiated proposals are condensed into an official … Continue reading Y7 2020: The Delegate’s experience of Enrico Nano, EU Delegate to the Youth Engagement Group to the G7 2020 (Trade policy track)

EU head delegate to Y20 meets State Secretary of Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs


By Miriam Privarova, EU head delegate to Y20 2020 (G20 Youth engagement group) Having been the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the OECD for the total of six years, Mrs. Ingrid Brocková, the State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, is a very knowledgeable person to talk to, … Continue reading EU head delegate to Y20 meets State Secretary of Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Rewatch YEL event with EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel


Rewatch the conversation between the Y7 EU delegation and Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth.  It was be the opportunity to have the Commissioner’s feedback on the work of the delegates, as well as discuss with them about their engagement as young leaders.

Crise sanitaire : quel impact sur le Green Deal?


Alors que la crise sanitaire semble amorcer une nouvelle crise économique, des députés européens, ministres, PDGs et syndicats ont conjointement signé une tribune, “L’alliance pour une relance verte”, appelant l’Union européenne à respecter ses engagements en faveur d’une transition écologique. Frans Timmermans, le Commissaire en charge du Green Deal, a alors assuré que chaque euro … Continue reading Crise sanitaire : quel impact sur le Green Deal?

Y7 delegates’ communiqué to the G7 leadership


Executive summary We, the delegates of the 2020 Y7 Summit, during unprecedented times, convened virtually on June 3-5, 2020 with the support of the United States’ selecting organization, the Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. United by our profound belief that the voice of the youth is an imperative contribution to the G7 decision-making process, we … Continue reading Y7 delegates’ communiqué to the G7 leadership