Y.E.S. is a non-governmental non-profit organization that aims to contribute to the development of the youths by inspiring them a sense of active European citizenship, solidarity and tolerance
It promotes mobility within and beyond Europe, non-formal learning and intercultural dialogue, and encourages the employability and inclusion of all young people, regardless of their educational, social and cultural background.
Our mission is to promote and bring added value to participative education and active citizenship, while developing solid partnerships with institutions, organizations and individuals that have an activity corresponding to our values and objectives.
Our goal is to facilitate exchange of experiences between young people in order to raise the level of information, and tolerance, as well as to increase youngsters’ awareness with regards to different cultures and attitudes, promoting unity in diversity.
Y.E.S. contributes to the sensitization and interconnection of youngsters throughout various means such as workshops, seminars, conferences, international exchanges, to name just a few, all planed and designed with the greatest cure to bring together participants with different backgrounds and experiences from all over Europe.
A key aspect is to ensure the visibility of our activities and to stimulate the active participation of our members and collaborators through round-tables, discussion groups, but also, by keeping a close collaboration with our partners from the media.
Here is a list with some key aspects related to our work:
- Promote young people’s active citizenship in general and their European citizenship in particular;
- Develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young people, in particular in order to foster social cohesion in Europe;
- Foster mutual understanding between young people in different countries;
- Promote European cooperation in the youth field.