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Apply for EYEN: create solutions, grow with us 🌱 3 reasons why you should join us, our open positions, the call for EUSEW2024 Ambassadors is open. Connect. Advocate. Empower. Join EYEN Dear reader, welcome back to our network! This month: 🚀 Apply to shape the next European Youth Energy Forum by the 23rd of February, and for many more opportunities at EYEN! Discover all of the positions and 3 reasons why you should join us below👇  🏛 The call for Young Energy Ambassadors at #EUSEW2024 is open!  🎧 And while you think about applying... find out more about EYEN with our President Federico Barbieri & Vice-President Carlotta Ferri in the Enerail Podcast⚡️     PS. Don't forget to give us your feedback on EYEN's newsletter with this short survey!  📝 EYEN is growing its team 🇪🇺 3 reasons why 2024 is your time to join EYEN 📈🚀 🤔 Are you a student or a young professional passionate about the energy sector? Are you ready to contribute with your skills and curiosity to the role of youth in the energy transition? Would you like to create real solutions and spaces for youth in sustainable energy as part of our task forces and our secretariat?  🚀 Then we cannot wait to welcome you on board! Apply to one of our open positions, get the chance to try out different roles in 4+ hours a week in an international team and create the inner architecture 🏛🚀 of a youth-led federation unlike any other.  ✨Check out our plans for 2024 in our last special newsletter and let us give you 3 reasons why 2024 is your time to join us at EYEN right here below👇  1. You can be part of our task forces that keep creating needed solutions 📈 🚀 In 2023, EYEN established new task forces to respond to pressing challenges for youth in the energy transition such as the lack of consideration for young energy consumers, and the need for more skilled workers in sustainable energy. Here's a bit of what we achieved in the past year👇 🧭 EYEN and Green Jobs Tree developed the Energy Transition Careers Compass (ETCC), the online tool empowering youth to discover careers in the energy transition. Last year, our teams presented it to EU policy-makers and at COP28! 🌍 We have made young energy consumers' voices heard for the first time at the 15th Citizens' Energy Forum in Dublin, developed our own research and proposed potential solutions to alleviate energy poverty among youth.  📣 Do you want to be part of our task forces and co-create the next solutions? From task force deputy manager, to partnership and funding, and communications, the calls for the COP29 task force and the Young Energy Consumers task force are open!  Make 2024 count. Join our task forces 🚀 2. You can help us create more spaces for youth in energy 🚀 For the past two years, we have created the space for youth to voice its opinion on the energy transition and collaborate with energy stakeholders towards concrete action: the European Youth Energy Forum (EYEF), the non-profit's flagship event. Our 2022 edition in Lisbon and the pre-event working sessions gathered 45 young participants who drafted their concrete proposals for meaningful youth engagement in the energy transition. 🎤 Since then, our team has presented the paper to EU and Portuguese officials, and organised #EYEF2023 in Berlin to transform 6 of the original proposals into step-by-step shareable roadmaps for stakeholders who want to implement them. 📣 EYEF returns in 2024 (location in Central and Eastern Europe to be revealed 🤫) after 2 editions! Will you join the organising team to turn an ambitious forum into a reality, involving an exchange with a variety of stakeholders of the energy sector and more work on powerful energy solutions? 🚀 Shape #EYEF2024 and apply by the 23rd of February to one of the open positions! We're looking for:  ➤ Event manager  ➤ Event communication team ➤ Event logistics team  ➤ Event programme team  ➤ Event sponsorship team   📸 Check out our latest post for more on what's coming and how you can help! 📚More on EYEF's story and its impact > Apply to EYEF positions by February 23 🚀 3. Grow your skills in our dynamic teams 🚉 🌍 👉  As part of this recruitment round, we are also looking for passionate professionals and students for our Secretariat. This is the backbone of EYEN's operations - and its teams deal with governance, communications, HR and funding. As part of the Secretariat, you will gain skills in the every-day functioning of an international organisation and the unmissable opportunity to learn about youth involvement in the energy sector! 🤝🌱 🌍 Apply now and you will get to work with a dynamic (and fun!) team of young energy engineers, environmental scientists, creatives & comms professionals, energy operations managers, sustainability consultants, activists, lawyers by day and so much more. Curious about EYEN's plans and what it's like working and growing in our teams? Hear from our Secretariat here below👇🚀 "2024 marks a new chapter for EYEN. After an imposing presence at COP28 and a successful EYEF, EYEN is ready to take on a new year of events, collaboration, and sustainable enrichment of Europe's energy sector. I expect a more successful year for our organisation and the presence of new faces with us. Speaking of which, did you check our newest opportunities?" It's EYEN's current Director of Secretariat speaking! Elsy has been the first Lebanese female representative to the Youth4Climate and PreCOP, a Max Thabiso Edkins Climate Ambassador and an EU JEEL Connector. After studying chemical engineering, she worked as an Associate Professional at IRENA. She currently is a PhD Candidate at Imperial College London.  "As I pack my metaphorical bags on my last day in EYEN, I do so with a full heart. It was an invaluable learning experience and I'm taking with me a new set of skills - strategic thinking, conflict management, discipline, critical thinking, and much more. But at the end of the day, it's all about the people. It's always about people. And I'm very lucky to have met so many amazing people." Tiago Vicente is Coordinator of Information and Education at ADENE - the Portuguese energy agency. He has worked in EYEN for more than two years until December 2023, first as part of the communications team, then as Event Coordinator for EYEN and as Governing Board Member for EYEN Development. Get on board: apply for EYEN's Secretariat 🏛 🎧 Discover more about EYEN in a 20 minute podcast 🎧 📻 Listen to the latest episode of the Enerail Podcast with EYEN's President Federico Barbieri and Vice-President Carlotta Ferri! This episode dives into the lack of youth representation in EU policy-making, the emergence of EYEN, and our current projects that support young people's voices, but also support policy-makers in finding the right tools to speak with young people.  The Enerail Podcast produced by Youth and Environment Europe (YEE) brings listeners on a captivating virtual journey across the European Union, examining the energy and climate crisis through the voices of activists, researchers, and many more. 🌱 The call for Young Energy Ambassadors is open! 🏛 In 2024, EYEN is contributing to the European Sustainable Energy Week for the 3rd year in a row by bringing youth voices to the heart of one of the main yearly events defining the implementation of the energy transition.  📣 Are you a young student, professional, between 18 and 35 with a strong interest and involvement in the sustainable energy sector? For #EUSEW2024, the EU Commission is launching its yearly call for Young Energy Ambassadors. As part of the programme, Ambassadors will be involved in the European Youth Energy Day (EYED), that takes place during the Conference in Brussels, and the EUSEW organising team will cover their travel expenses and accommodation. ♻️ Get the chance to build knowledge through the conference's Policy Sessions & to make connections with stakeholders of the energy sector present at the Energy Fair - from policymakers to companies. Check out the application's guidelines, and apply by the 3rd of March 2024 ✅ And while you wait for EUSEW2024, join our throwback to last year's conference and its biggest highlights! 📸✨ Apply as Young Energy Ambassador at EUSEW2024 🌱 What would you love to see here? 📝 At EYEN, we're a work in progress and we're proud of it. 📈This is why this month we are opening a survey to improve our newsletter: what opportunities, events, news and content from the world of energy + youth would you like to see?  Answer our short questions and help us get better! ✍️ Did you receive this newsletter from a friend? Feel free to subscribe yourself, spread it further and follow our network's activities with our linktree! Sign up here to receive the newsletter! Copyright © 2024 European Youth Energy Network, All rights reserved. You received this e-mail because you subscribed to the newsletter via our website www.youthenergy.eu or participated in one of our events for which you consented to be added to the mailing list. European Youth Energy Network 80 Boulevard Auguste Reyers 1030 Bruxelles Want to change how you receive these emails? You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.   Follow us on social media! This email was sent to <<Email Address>> why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences European Youth Energy Network · Boulevard Auguste Reyers 80 · Schaerbeek 1030 · Belgium

⚡️2023 Wrapped: EYEN's top solutions for youth in energy Our 2023 milestones, the Energy Transition Careers Compass, EYEF2023, and new opportunities for 2024! Connect. Advocate. Empower. Join EYEN Dear reader, welcome back to the European Youth Energy Network! In this special edition, our newsletter wishes you a happy new year with EYEN's milestones of 2023 🎯 Learn about the Energy  Transition Careers Compass – empowering youth to discover careers in the energy transition, our year of research on young energy consumers, the European Youth Energy Forum of 2023 and EYEN's other solutions for youth in energy 🎊🎊 Check out our plans for 2024 below👇 and join us in the new year in one of our open positions!     PS. Don't forget to give us your feedback on EYEN's newsletter with this short survey!  📝 Unwrapping EYEN's 2023 🎁🎄 EYEN grows & establishes task forces 📈🚀 Our volunteers' stories, competences and ambitions define how big of an impact we can make, and how far our voices can reach. 🚀 That's why at the beginning of this year, we welcomed new volunteers & established new task forces, focusing on topics of pressing relevance for youth in the energy transition: the Young Energy Consumers task force, and the COP28 task force with its Energy Transition Careers Compass (ETCC) online tool. Plus, a dedicated team started preparing our flagship event, EYEF2023.  Brussels hosts EYEN's second gathering 🏙️ What can you do with 2.5. days and a young team passionate about the energy transition? A lot! ✨🎉 Last June, the Secretariat and the Board of our Federation hosted its second-ever gathering in Brussels for its teams & task forces, discussed and aligned on the future and the present of the organisation. Through team-building workshops, we shared and listened to old and new colleagues, visited and exchanged with the EU institutions, whose engagement in youth and the energy transition is so important. 🤝 EYEN powers youth engagement at the European Sustainable Energy Week ♻️💡 Through 2023, EYEN continued its partnership with the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the yearly event on renewables & efficient energy use organised by the EU Commission and energy stakeholders. At EUSEW we connected with professionals & EU institutions and participated in the Commission's European Youth Energy Day, which invited the first cohort of 30 Young Energy Ambassadors. Their own proposals to shape the clean energy transition were presented on the last day of EUSEW (rewatch here!) 📸  🤝This year, EYEN is contributing to the European Sustainable Energy Week for the 3rd year in a row, to bring youth voices to the heart of one of the main yearly events defining the implementation of the energy transition.  ♻️ We'd really love to see you there! Join us at #EUSEW2024 from the 11th to the 13th of June and build knowledge & connections at the policy conference and at the Energy Fair. Reach out at secretariat@youthenergy.eu if you'd like to co-organise a policy session with youth speakers, and apply until 1st February for the 2024 EUSEW Awards!  Discover more opportunities at #EUSEW2024 🌱 Making young energy consumers heard at the 15th Citizens' Energy Forum 🏛📊 👉 Did you know that youth is an often neglected vulnerable group when it comes to energy consumers' policies? We have set out to change this. Since the creation of the Young Energy Consumers task force back in April, the team has been working with the clear objective of making young energy consumers more visible in energy consumer policies in the EU (check out their story for more!). 🚀 Their first focus of the task force was energy poverty, a topic that is particularly important for a just transition, and to ensure no one is left behind. After almost a year of research & cooperation with stakeholders, the team presented its findings and their solutions at the 15th Citizens Energy Forum in Dublin. Find out more on energy poverty's impact on youth, government policies & good practices in their report! 📑 Read the report on young energy consumers 📑 #EYEF2023: presenting 6 solutions for youth engagement in the energy sector 🦜 How do you create the space for youth to voice its opinion on the energy transition and collaborate with energy stakeholders towards concrete action? EYEN has been doing it since 2022 by organising its yearly European Youth Energy Forum (EYEF). Cause for the European energy transition to be just & inclusive, it needs to accommodate the needs and participatory rights of all.  Last November, EYEF gathered 40 young energy professionals of 30 nationalities at📍Fraunhofer Energy & Climate in Berlin with one goal: reviewing 6 solutions for better youth engagement in the energy sector out of the 12 developed during #EYEF2022. 📝  Youth, who are key actors in shifting the current paradigm and conventional procedures – with engagement, knowledge, legitimacy and diversity. During the online work preceding the event, and the 3-day conference in Berlin, stakeholders such as Statkraft, the European Commission, the German Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action, the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research, the German Renewable Energy Agency and Elia took the stage with participants 🎤and helped them design concrete roadmaps stakeholders are called on to implement across the education, policy-making and private sectors.  A sneak peek at (some) EYEF2023 proposals to boost youth in energy 🚀 🏛 The European Youth Energy Hub: a one stop shop for Youth Energy Engagement, is designed to deal with the need for skilled workers (a potential 270% increase compared to current jobs in energy) and the current fragmentation of the information on opportunities within the European clean energy sector. This labour and skills gap can be addressed by creating a comprehensive website for youth to discover civic engagement, educational and vocational, employment opportunities, and allow them to make an informed decision about future life choices. 🎓 EmpowerED – the University Module for Student-Led Energy Transition Workshops for high school pupils – codifies a syllabus for a module for third-level institutions and addresses the gap in knowledge about climate and energy related topics across youth. EmpowerED encourages intergenerational dialogue surrounding energy by having university students teach the module, and creates an inclusive space for orientation & education. 👉 Curious to know more? Find EYEF's proposals for Youth NEETs Just Energy Transition Trainings, the European Youth Energy Council, the National Talent Pool for Blue Collar Workers within the Energy Sector and Work Study Programs in the Energy Sector in the position paper 📑 #EYEF2023: the position paper is out! 📝 Rewatch: 6 solutions for youth in energy 💻 Reach out at eyef@youthenergy.eu if you're an organisation or individual (to join an EYEN  team) willing to contribute to the implementation of one of the six proposals.  The Energy Transition Careers Compass launches at COP28 🧭 EYEN brought solutions to the discussions at 2023's climate conference - COP28 -  in Dubai 🌱At the summit's side events, our COP28 Task Force launched the Energy Transition Careers Compass (ETCC), the comprehensive digital tool for energy careers. Discover what we brought to COP28 👇 & more on the ETCC through the project's booklet! 🎯The COP28 task force launched the Energy Transition Careers Compass at an official UNESCO side event, in a panel with youth representatives and researchers from the Global South and the Global North 🌍 🎯EYEN hosted its side event at the COP28 Finnish Pavillon on the impact of global energy targets (between renewables  & energy efficiency) and how to empower youth to reach those targets 🌱 with speakers from the private and public sector, energy companies and operators, a network of local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development and many more! 🎤 🎯 EYEN co-organised its first  networking event with +40 youth from all over the world, and called for international cooperation among youth organisations for the deployment of solutions to bridge the skills gap in the energy transition 📊 🧭 The Energy Transition Careers Compass (ETCC) empowers youth to discover careers in the energy transition, and grows the energy transition workforce.  🚀 The permanently growing online platform - developed by EYEN & Green Jobs Tree - addresses the need for more skilled workers in the energy transition (more than 30 million jobs could be created in clean energy by 2030!). It makes it easier for young people and professionals in transition to identify their career path by mapping a diversity of job roles across the green energy ecosystem, giving insights into the required skills. 👉 You work in the sustainable energy sector and care about solutions? Contribute to the project with this 5 minute survey on green energy jobs and reach out to careerscompass@youthenergy.eu if you'd like to know more! Take me to the online platform 🧭 What would you love to see here? 📝 At EYEN, we're a work in progress and we're proud of it. 📈This is why this month we are opening a survey to improve our newsletter: what opportunities, events, news and content from the world of energy + youth would you like to see?  Answer our short questions and help us get better! ✍️ Did you receive this newsletter from a friend? Feel free to subscribe yourself, spread it further and follow our network's activities with our linktree! Sign up here to receive the newsletter! 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Unlock 200+ energy careers: Energy Transition Careers Compass launches at COP28 🚀 Connect. Advocate. Empower. Join EYEN Dear reader, welcome back to our network! This month, discover: 🌱 EYEN launches the Energy Transition Careers Compass at COP28 🦜 EYEF2023: presenting 6 solutions for meaningful youth engagement 🏛  Young Energy Consumers at the 15th Citizens' Energy Forum 🚀 Bundesverband Junge Energie: call for young participants to E-World 📚 Read of the month: YES-Europe's Women in Energy Transition series    P.S. Don't forget to give us your feedback on EYEN's newsletter with this short survey!  Stories from youth & energy 📑 EYEN presents the *new* Energy Transition Careers Compass at COP28🌱🧭 This year's climate conference - COP28 - is taking place in Dubai from November 30 to December 12 and EYEN is bringing solutions to the discussions 🧳 Over the last months, our COP28 Task Force has been working hard to ensure that energy transition careers are part of the annual conference that brings representatives (and youth!) from all over the world to discuss climate mitigation and adaptation. What is happening in these two intense weeks? 💭  ✅ The official launch of the Energy Transition Careers Compass (ETCC) 🧭, the online tool empowering youth and professionals to discover careers in the energy transition. By 2030, a total of more than 30 million jobs could be created in clean energy, efficiency and low-emissions technologies (according to IEA reports). But — growing demand is meeting with skilled labour shortages, and young people face uncertainty in identifying their role within this landscape. We are here to help 🤝. The permanently growing platform maps a diversity of job roles across the green energy ecosystem, giving insights into different careers available, required skills and a description with more info. Want to have a look? You can find our platform at Green Jobs Tree - our tech partner - just click on energy!  ✅ 3 high-level side events with key speakers across sectors 🎤 – because youth needs to be considered as a relevant stakeholder group in the roundtables, and the capacity of the youth workforce in the energy transition  boosted (featuring concrete data 📈, essential green skills and solutions!). Key event partner: YES-Europe (Young leaders in Energy and Sustainability), and more. ✅ Lots of international connections with global stakeholders for trust, long lasting collaborations & implementing solutions for a better energy transition (reach out to us at careerscompass@youthenergy.eu for info on the project, and at info@youthenergy.eu for general questions ✉️).  Together, we can grow the energy transition workforce and empower youth. Contribute to the project with this 5 minute survey on green energy jobs, if you work in the sustainable energy sector. Find out more about the Energy Transition Careers Compass on our website and check out the project's booklet below👇(for more on our partners, the ETCC task force, their goals, and the way they are are working to make a difference in the energy sector) ✅  Discover the ETCC booklet 📖 COP28 & the Energy Transition Careers Compass: in the words of representatives of the COP28 Task Force Federica Matone, a Public Policy Master's student at Sciences Po Paris, is an incoming intern at the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa. After completing a UN Secretariat internship in climate communication, she joined the EYEN COP28 Task Force to enhance COP28 side events, and work in networking and youth engagement in the energy sector. "From COP28, I expect a renewed emphasis on integrating youth perspectives at the forefront of climate action and the energy transition. By presenting the Energy Transition Careers Compass as an instrument to build energy transition careers, we hope to empower the next generation, enabling them to play a pivotal role in driving the energy transition and guiding us towards a sustainable and resilient future." Aretina Stefani earned her Law Degree from Queen Mary University of London and is currently pursuing an LLM in Energy and Climate Law at the University of Groningen. In 2021, she interned at the Centre for Environmental Law Education Research and Advocacy in India, and represented the European Law Students Association in the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development of 2021. She attended COY17 and EYEF2022.  "From COP28, I expect a paradigm shift in the way we think about the energy transition. It is not enough to decarbonise existing systems, we must address how people access and consume energy, who has ownership and control over its production, and what makes people feel empowered towards generating energy in a fair and inclusive way. To truly achieve a net-zero future, we need a global response to the unjust divide in the policy mindset and to restructure our energy systems with hands-on solutions." Pedro is a European Funds Specialist at EDP, a global energy company. Supported by a background in Environmental Engineering and Public Policy, he oversees diverse global projects, managing various stakeholders, and closely monitoring different energy policies. He can often be found attending energy conferences, a passion that he now balances with his role as a Content Manager at the Energy Transition Careers Compass.  "There is a growing emphasis on two themes in anticipation of COP28: the main review of the Paris Agreement since its creation back in 2015, the Global Stocktake, and the theme of Loss and Damage. We want the news to cover a third highlight post-COP: the Energy Transition Careers Compass." Take me to the Energy Transition Careers Compass 🧭  #EYEF2023: presenting 6 solutions for meaningful youth engagement  🦜 Since 2022, EYEN organises the European Youth Energy Forum with the mission of creating the space for youth to voice its opinion and collaborate with energy stakeholders towards concrete action. The first edition in Lisbon gathered 45 young participants and resulted in concrete proposals for meaningful youth engagement in the European energy transition, presented to EU and Portuguese officials. The second edition of EYEF has just happened in Berlin: find out everything about it below in our special report from behind the scenes! 🍿👇 How do you connect the voice of youth in the European energy transition? We did it with 40 young energy professionals at📍Fraunhofer Energy & Climate in Berlin and one goal: reviewing 6 solutions for better youth engagement in the energy sector. 👉 In the two months leading up to the in-person event, participants collaborated in 6 groups – one dedicated to each proposal – to create a step-by-step shareable roadmap for stakeholders to implement the solutions in their organisations, companies or institutions: 🎯 The creation of a Youth Energy Council  🎯 Energy transition workshops for high school students 🎯 One-stop-shop for youth energy engagement 🎯 Just Energy Transition Trainings  🎯 Work-study programmes 🎯 National Talent Pool for blue collar workers in the energy sector 🤝 In Berlin, they finalised their work with the help of experts from the private and public sector like Statkraft, the European Commission, the German Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action, the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI), the German Renewable Energy Agency (AEE) and Elia. In different formats, stakeholders from the energy sector joined our three-day discussions, from 31 October to 3 November, and took the stage 🎤 with the participants.  But #EYEF2023 is not over yet: keep an eye on our social media, as this year's position paper will be published soon 📝 In the meantime, you can rewatch the closing livestream with us to see the 6 proposal teams present our concrete solutions on stage 📺 👉 and reach out if you'd like to help us organise the next European Youth Energy Forum! Rewatch: 6 concrete solutions for youth engagement 📑📺 Young Energy Consumers at the 15th Citizens' Energy Forum 📣 🏛 In April 2023, EYEN created the Young Energy Consumers (YEC) Task Force with an ambitious goal: making young energy consumers more visible in EU policy at a time when they are seriously underrepresented (see our story for more!) 📚Over the last months, the YEC Task Force has built knowledge on youth as an energy consumer group in Europe and the specific topic of energy poverty, collaborated & presented its findings to stakeholders such as the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub (EPAH) and the European Commission. 📝 On the 8th of November, the Task Force presented its statement to the 15th Citizens' Energy Forum in Dublin, the yearly event organised by the European Commission and the Irish Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) to create a bridge between stakeholders involved in EU energy consumption.  A sneak-peek into the YEC Task Force's findings 👇 📑 📊 Young energy consumers (18-35 years old) earn an average monthly salary ranging from 1400 to 1600 euros a month. They predominantly live in rented homes, which have low energy efficiency ratings (classes C-E). 🌡They can be considered as extremely vulnerable to energy poverty because of their reduced disposable income and substandard housing, often with poor insulation, and lacking access to affordable energy services. ❌ No country has implemented specific energy policies tailored to address the unique needs of youth. Youth is not classified as a vulnerable group, and data on youth experiencing energy poverty remains scarce. 🚀 Read the Task Force's statement to discover our concrete proposals to address energy poverty in youth: from landlord mandates and special incentives, to enhanced youth participation and increased research on youth as a fundamental stakeholder group in the energy sector 🤝  Rewatch the live stream to find out more 💻 Check out the project's dedicated page 📊 EYEN elects Governing Board 📣 & welcomes new member organisation 🏛 🚀 Our network is growing! EYEN's latest General Assembly on the 15th of November reunited all our member organisations to connect on the network's achievements for 2023 and think about the future of EYEN. 💭   👏👏 For starters, the organisation elected new officials in our Governing Board, which officially represents and manages the federation and is now composed by Federico Barbieri (President), Carlotta Ferri (Vice-President), Jonas Henke (Treasurer), and Marco Gervasi (EYEN Development). 🌱They will be supported by our incoming Advisory Board, which provides strategic advice on our activities and all aspects of the work of the organisation (nominees to be appointed soon, upon confirmation!) With the last General Assembly, we also welcomed a new member organisation: the Young Energy Professionals Forum. 🎊🎊🎊 👉 The YEP Forum is a community of over 2000 members at Energy UK - from analysts to engineers and many more - that promotes and inspires the next generation of energy industry leaders, providing opportunities to connect, develop, and recognise success. The Forum runs events and initiatives that covers the whole spectrum of the energy sector, offers insights on pressing issues and career perspectives. Curious? Check out their website for more > In the next year, they will work towards EYEN's strategic objectives: 🎯Empower and create spaces for youth to act in the energy transition 🎯Connect youth with stakeholders and coordinate efforts  🎯Advocate for youth in sustainable energy and reshape youth engagement 📈Want to know more about how we're going to get there? Stay tuned to follow EYEN's journey towards meaningful youth engagement in the European energy transition and in the meantime, check out our story and our objectives 📸  News from the broader network 🌍 Bundersverband Junge Energie invites  youth participants to E-World 🌊💡 Bundesverband Junge Energie e.V. (BJE) was established in 2018 as an organisation dedicated to fostering student initiatives in the energy industry and its sustainability based in Aachen, Germany, and became a member of EYEN in July 2022. Since its founding, the organisation has been growing steadily, and had very intense last year - packed with discussions with businesses, stakeholders, and a renewed board! 🌱 👉 BJE represents the voice of youth at Germany's main energy sector conferences, and this December it is inviting young participants to participate to E-World, the leading European trade fair for the energy and water industries organised by Messe Essen and con|energy and taking place from the 20th to the 22nd of February in Essen, Germany. The fair is the perfect place to get to know more about core topics such as energy generation, efficiency, trade, transport, storage and green technologies, connect & collaborate on innovative solutions for the energy transition and participate to the fair's career day. ♻️📑  📣 For more information and to express your interest, contact BJE at leonard.riemer@youthenergy.eu and discover the Conference's Programme! 📝 📚 A sneak peek into our read of the month 📚 The latest interview series "Women in the Energy Transition" by our member organisation YES-Europe is dedicated to shining a spotlight on women and their invaluable contribution to the energy transition. For their first article, the YES-Europe team interviewed Helena Dalli, the European Commissioner for Equality. Her crucial role involves championing gender equality, and spearheading policies that emphasise non-discrimination, diversity, and inclusion throughout the European Union. Find out more on gender imbalance in the energy sector, its negative impacts on society and economic growth, and Commission-led initiatives dedicated to reaching gender equality at YES-Europe. 🚀 What would you love to see here? 📝 At EYEN, we're a work in progress and we're proud of it. 📈This is why this month we are opening a survey to improve our newsletter: what opportunities, events, news and content from the world of energy + youth would you like to see?  Answer our short questions and help us get better! ✍️ Did you receive this newsletter from a friend? Feel free to subscribe yourself, spread it further and follow our network's activities with our linktree! Sign up here to receive the newsletter! Copyright © 2023 European Youth Energy Network, All rights reserved. You received this e-mail because you subscribed to the newsletter via our website www.youthenergy.eu or participated in one of our events for which you consented to be added to the mailing list. 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