European Democracy Youth Network

European Democracy Youth Network

EDYN is a coalition of young civic and political leaders located in Central and Eastern Europe, united by the desire to empower new generations of change makers.

info@edyn.eu
https://twitter.com/EDYN_Youth
https://www.facebook.com/EuropeanDemocracyYouthNetwork/

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    ABOUT • The European Democracy Youth Network (EDYN) is a

    coalition of young civic and political leaders located in Central and Eastern Europe, united by the desire to empower new generations of change makers.
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    • In the face of rapid social and economic change

    in Europe, democracies are struggling. • Young civic and political leaders across Central and Eastern Europe must encourage their peers to play a more meaningful role in their democracy. ABOUT
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    • EDYN brings together young people, under 33 years old,

    who are committed to advancing and sustaining democratic values. • The Leadership Council, comprised of 10 young leaders from politics and civil society, help drive EDYN’s vision and goals. WHO ARE WE?
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    WHO ARE WE? • Albania • Armenia • Azerbaijan •

    Belarus • Bosnia & Herzegovina • Bulgaria • Croatia • Czech Republic • Estonia • Georgia • Hungary • Kosovo • Latvia • Lithuania • North Macedonia • Moldova • Montenegro • Poland • Romania • Serbia • Slovakia • Slovenia • Ukraine EDYN members come from:
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    • Identifying the specific political and social needs of each

    member country. • Raising awareness of youth civic and political activity through a strong digital and social media presence • Developing national and transnational networks of partner organizations. • Supporting network members through practical professional development and leadership opportunities. • Connecting youth on the local, regional and transnational level to share experience, best practice and lessons learned. EDYN IS COMMITTED TO
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    EDYN’S VALUES AND PRICIPLES EDYN upholds the core democratic values

    of liberty, equality, justice, and respect for human rights. It also promotes the following principles: • Inclusion • Anti-Extremism • Transparency • Accountability • Constructive Political Engagement • Solidarity • Respect • Ethical Behavior • Meritocracy • Environmental Consciousness
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    • Build professional relationships with political and civic leaders in

    Europe at the local, national and EU-level. • Participate in regional skills-building workshops, party membership trainings, political party twinning events with established European political parties, and direct peer exchanges. • Attend annual member conferences EDYN MEMBERS WILL
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    GET IN CONTACT • Email - info@edyn.eu • Facebook -

    @EuropeanDemocracyYouthNetwork • Twitter - @EDYN_Youth • Reach out to IRI, NDI, and USAID representatives in your country