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Forum Synergie

Linking sustainable practices throughout Europe

RYE (Rural Youth Europe)

Rural topic(s): Rural youth

City: Helsinki

Country: Finland

Web site: http://www.ruralyoutheurope.com/

Rural Youth Europe (RYEurope) is an European Non-Governmental Organisation for rural youth. Established in 1957, it functions as an umbrella for youth organisations working to promote and activate young people in the countryside. It provides international training possibilities and works as an intermediary between national organisations, youth organisations and public institutions on an European level. Rural Youth Europe is a member-led organisation: democratically constituted and led by young people for young people.

Scale of intervention : European

Keywords: rural youth, youth empowerment, citizen participation

Places: Europe

Actors: NGO, young person

Methods: training/capacity-building, (youth) camps, networking, exchange of good practices