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European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon

Are you 18 to 34 years old and ready to hack some challenges on energy? The EU Sustainable Energy Week #EUSEW2021 and EYEN invite YOU to develop innovative communication solutions for renewable sources and energy efficiency!Organised by the European Commission, EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the biggest annual event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. This year, the European Youth Energy Network is an official partner of the event! The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2021 is hosting the first European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon, leading up to the second edition of the European Youth Energy Day… Read More »European Youth Energy Communication Hackathon

Launch of the OpenPolicy Europe

Young people want to be heard, but they often lack understanding of how policymaking works and miss the right tools to participate and impact it. That’s where OpenPolicy Europe comes in. This tool allows you to explore how policymaking works and how you can get involved. In March 2021, a team representing the European Youth Energy Network (EYEN) won the SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon with the idea for OpenPolicy Europe. During those 48h, we created the basic concept of OpenPolicy Europe, which we then developed and turned into reality, with the support of the European… Read More »Launch of the OpenPolicy Europe

Official launch of the European Youth Energy Network (EYEN)

On the 29th of June, 4:30 to 6:15 pm CEST, the European Youth Energy Network (EYEN), an European network of youth energy-focused organisation will be launched with the mission of placing youth at the heart of the European energy transition. Federico Barbieri (IT), President of EYEN and former SDG7 European youth focal point, is glad with this accomplishment: “When I started my work as Focal Point for the SDG7 Youth Constituency in Europe, there were already several motivated organisations doing a fantastic job. Now we finally have set the framework to harmonise their actions and unleash their potential for the… Read More »Official launch of the European Youth Energy Network (EYEN)

EYEN wins the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”

EYEN has won the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”, proposing an innovative idea to improve youth engagement in policymaking and was awarded the Hackathon’s grand prize of 10.000 € by a panel of experts including Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth. In the framework of the EU Youth Conference in Portugal (12th-15th March) and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, a 48 hours digital hackathon was organised by the Portuguese Conselho Nacional de Juventude and under the auspices of the European Commission. The goal of the… Read More »EYEN wins the “SOLVE THE GAP – 48h EU Youth Digital Hackathon”

Youth shaping the Climate Pact: showcasing successful youth engagement initiatives

In the framework of the official launch of the European Climate Pact by the European Commission on the 16th of December, the SDG7 Youth Constituency and the European Youth Energy Network organised the “Youth Shaping the Climate Pact” event, attracting 100 participants from more than 30 countries. Recording is available on the UN MGCY Facebook page. The event was enriched by the interventions of different speakers including Michal Nekvasil (DG CLIMA), Benjamin Strzelecki (SDG7 YC), Luciana Miu (EYEN) and panelists such as Helen Watts (Student Energy), Helena Nepp (European Youth Parliament), and Marco Costa (CommUnity by InnoEnergy). Furthermore, participants were… Read More »Youth shaping the Climate Pact: showcasing successful youth engagement initiatives