Young European Ambassadors Western Balkans | Say YES to YEA

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Meet the YEAs

So let’s be our own influencers! Let’s believe in education, culture, respect, and tolerance. That is the only way to become ‘real’ influencers – role models for ourselves and for others.

Lana, 18, Montenegrin student

We have tried, together, to understand differences across Europe, and between my experiences and life in Spain, with my life here. Our project finally brought all this to light, and young people like that.

Đorđe Obradović, mentor from the OPENS2019 project in Serbia

The change does not come with staying at home or doing nothing... We, the youth can make the difference

Safete Neza, 25, young journalist, Albania

Have you missed the YEA Jury selection?

Watch the event here and meet the Young European Ambassadors.

What is the YEA?

The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) platform is a creative network of future young game changers from across the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia) and the European Union (EU).

Although YEAs come from different backgrounds, all of them share an interest in learning about the EU’s values, and to promote the opportunities that the EU offers. Most importantly, YEAs are open to sharing ideas and developing their talents – towards inspiring change within their communities, the Western Balkan region, and across the EU.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.

Let your voice, your talents, and your creativity inspire others! Connect. Learn. Influence.

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What are the benefits of becoming a YEA?

Get involved, develop skills, aspire and inspire!

  • CONNECT and participate

    Join your peers at conferences and cultural events, participate in study trips across the EU and the Western Balkans, and get involved in all kinds of creative and social action projects.

  • LEARN and aspire

    Grab the chance to attend tailor-made training courses, access online learning materials and toolkits, and learn about the EU and its values.

  • INFLUENCE and inspire

    Learn how to become a real youth influencer and communicator in your community, your country, and the EU – online and offline.

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