Our members

Altera Lab
(Armenia)

Amaro Drom e.V.
(Germany)

Bitisi
(Georgia)

R-Newt
(The Netherlands)


RROMA
(North Macedonia)


Zona Incerta
(Italy)

Membership FAQ

According to our Statutes, any organisation based in one of the Council of Europe member states, can become a member of Youth Express Network if they run inclusive projects, target youth and share our values.

Please find below the list of documents to be sent to Y-E-N’s Coordination Office.

  • Filled-in our application questionnaire – Download
  • Write a short letter of intention in English about your motivation to become a member organisation of the Y-E-N network (2 pages maximum)
  • Send us the statutes of your organisation translated in English*, if you don’t have them in English yet

All documents must be sent to [email protected] (in Cc [email protected]). Any applying organisations will be contacted and updated about the development of their membership application. Y-E-N’s Board members will revise the application during their following board meeting and will send a notice to the following General Assembly.

*Afterwards, the General Assembly will adopt or reject the membership request based on the Board’s recommendation. (If the application for membership is successful, the newly elected member shall have full speaking and voting rights from that time/à retirer.) If the application is not successful, the applicant organisation may appeal to the GA.

According to our Statutes (Art. 4.3) and Rules of Procedures (B.9), all member organisations should pay an annual membership fee. The minimum amount for each member is 75% of the Gross Domestic Product per capital of the country where the organisation is established. The members organisation, who have not paid the annual membership fee before the GA, shall loose their right to vote. The capacity to be member of the association expires by refusal to pay the annual membership fee for two consecutive years.

All member organisations are invited to the General Assembly of Y-E-N which takes place once per year. Each organisation is invited to send one representative to the GA, who then can vote on behalf of the organisation if they pay their membership fees.

Member organisations may withdraw from the Network, when that member has informed the Board of this intention three months in advance of the intended date of withdrawal, according to our rules of procedure (see B.8).

Details about our members :


33 Officina Creativa

 Piazza Lauretana 3, Toffia (RI) 02039, Italy

PROJECT AND MISSION: 
33 Officina Creativa is a nonprofit association with the aims of diffusing contemporary art and preserving the local cultural heritage. This is achieved through international artistic exchanges and cultural events that enable the inclusion of the territory in which the association operates into a broader cultural horizon.

CORE EXPERTISE:  Cultural events

TARGET PUBLIC:  20-60 years

CONTACT:
[email protected]

Instagram / Facebook


Nevo Parudimos

P-Ta Traian Vuia nr 1- 4, corp E, 320085 Resita, Caras-Severin, Romania


PROJECT AND MISSION:
The purpose of the association is “Reducing economical, social and educational disparities in society”. Since it was established, Nevo Parudimos Association held different activities for young people because we consider them to be an important factor of change in our society.  Currently the association conducts youth activities locally, regionally and nationally, and internationally through various youth mobilities.

CORE EXPERTISE: Marginalized communities (Roma community)

TARGET PUBLIC:  ≤ 14 years, adults in specific capacity building fields  

CONTACT: 
[email protected] / +40355429351

LinkedIN / Facebook

PRONI Center for youth development

Hadzi Vasvije Zejcirovic no.5 Brcko district BiH, Bosnia-Herzegovina

PROJECT AND MISSION:
The PRONI Center for Youth Development focuses on empowering young people by promoting active citizenship, social inclusion, and community engagement. Our mission is to support youth in becoming responsible, active members of society. Key activities include organising educational workshops, cultural exchanges, and community projects. We also focus on capacity-building through training programs, and we facilitate international collaborations of different stakeholders to broaden the perspectives and skills of youth and other individuals.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work 

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-18 years and 18-30 years

CONTACT: i
[email protected] / +38749217695

LinkedIN / Facebook / Instagram / TikTok


United Societies of Balkans

Alexandrou Delmouzou 8, Thessaloniki 546 35, Greece

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Our organization’s main mission is to engage youth in active citizenship, civic engagement, to provide youth with knowledge opportunities, mobility and volunteering opportunities, as well as assist them in gaining new soft skills via seminars, mobility and ESC projects, workshops etc. The organization is also focused on social inclusion, human rights, integration of democratic values and intercultural dialogue.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work 

TARGET PUBLIC: 18-30 years

CONTACT: [email protected] / +302310215629

LinkedIN / Facebook / Instagram / TikTok / YoutTube


Youth for Understanding Türkiye

Emek Mah. 15. Cadde 1/A Cankaya 06490 Ankara, Türkiye

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Our organisation aims to advance intercultural understanding, mutual respect, and social responsibility through educational exchanges for youth, families, and communities. We aim to support young people in terms of social, cultural, artistic and cognitive development. Our activities mainly focus on improving intercultural tolerance, respect, mutual understanding and friendship among young people regardless of their race, language, religion and gender. We work together with volunteers from all ages in order to fulfil our mission.  We organise short and long term exchanges, seminars and trainings at the local and international levels to reach our aim. Most of our volunteers are former exchange students, who are experienced in intercultural communication and tolerance. The social, cultural, artistic and cognitive development of our former exchange students is mainly our motivation to foster our activities and projects.

CORE EXPERTISE: Intercultural learning

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-18 years and 18-30 years

CONTACT: [email protected] / +903122122481

LinkedIN / Facebook / Instagram / YoutTube / X : @yfudernegi


Zona Incerta

 Via delle Triremi 44, Roma, Italy

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Our association focuses on theater, cinema, and performing arts. We primarily focus on young people aged between 15 and 35. We are focused on social inclusion, gender equality, and addressing issues related to school dropout. Our practice involves art therapy and activities promoting a physical and emotional approach.

CORE EXPERTISE: Art and culture

TARGET PUBLIC: 15-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +39 3472767714

Facebook / Instagram

“Common Sense” Youth Organisation

5th micro-district, sumgait youth house , 5007, sumgait, Azerbaijan

PROJECT AND MISSION:
– to make the youth be aware of their civic responsibility and increase active citizenship;
– to advocate for human rights and equality;
– to promote social inclusion for the young with special needs;
– to promote a healthy lifestyle and show the consequences of bad habits;
– to raise environmental awareness and the significance of environmental protection among the youth

“Common Sense” Youth Organization  (CSYO) has 15 years of experience working through non-formal education, concentrating on youth work, voluntarism, peace-building, social economy, active citizenship and participation. We have more than 90 members who support and help us in our activities.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-35 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +994558237290

Facebook / Instagram / YouTube

Point of View
Djure Danicica 6, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia, Serbia

PROJECT AND MISSION:
We at Point of View work on protection and promotion of human and social rights, especially rights of socially excluded people. We are focused on encouraging country, society and individuals in our work, so we can put an end to and prevent violence, hate speech and discrimination. The focus of our work is the empowerment and support of young members of society in order to realize their full potential.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth rights

TARGET PUBLIC: 18-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] /+381113224737

Facebook / Instagram


Zarika

Bansko 2770, postbox 18, Bulgaria

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Vision: A global community united by empathy and shared humanity
Mission: To promote personal growth, active citizenship, and intercultural understanding by developing resilience and fighting apathy (a.k.a. “Be the change”).
Strategy: To inspire individuals and engage communities, to empower people and communities to take action, to bridge cultural gaps

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work

TARGET PUBLIC: 12-60+ years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +359899210173

Facebook / Instagram / TikTok

Bitisi
Guramishvili avenue #15a, Tbilisi, Georgia

PROJECT AND MISSION:
BITISI is a space for Georgian youth to foster their personal development. We provide you with a wide range of local and international youth projects which will help you meet like-minded people, improve your knowledge, get engaged in discussions/ presentations/ workshops and create something valuable by yourself.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work

TARGET PUBLIC: 18-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +995577607242

LinkedIN / Facebook / Instagram / YouTube / TikTok


Kargenc Club

Köprübaşı Mahallesi Mehmet Akif Ersoy Cd., Serdivan Spor Salonu 54130 Serdivan/Sakarya, Turkey

PROJECT AND MISSION:
– Engaging young people with sport 
– Youth exchange projects related environment 
– Erasmus+ Projects 
– Local activities for climate change and different topic 
– Making people more healthy based on physical movement

CORE EXPERTISE: Sport

TARGET PUBLIC: 18-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +905386407898

LinkedIN / Facebook / Instagram

Amaro Drom e.V.

Prinzenstraße 84/Aufgang 1, 10969 Berlin, Germany

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Amaro Drom eV (“Our Way”) is an intercultural youth self-organization of Roma and non-Roma that aims to open up spaces for political and social participation for young people through empowerment, mobilization and self-organization. Amaro Drom sees itself as a grassroots democratic structure that offers young people opportunities to network, learn and experience together and in which they take responsibility for themselves and others.

CORE EXPERTISE: Marginalized communities (Roma community)

TARGET PUBLIC: 16-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +49 (0)30 61 62 00 10

Facebook / Instagram / TikTok


Hand to Hand Against Nation Apathy

Rr. “Faik Konica”, Ndërtesa 13, Kati II, Shk. I, Lezhë, Albania

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Amaro Drom eV (“Our Way”) is an intercultural youth self-organization of Roma and non-Roma that aims to open up spaces for political and social participation for young people through empowerment, mobilization and self-organization. Amaro Drom sees itself as a grassroots democratic structure that offers young people opportunities to network, learn and experience together and in which they take responsibility for themselves and others.

CORE EXPERTISE: Democracy and young people

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] /+355689039872

Facebook / Instagram / YouTube

ProActive Group Georgia

A. Vasadze str. 18a, 0167, Tbilisi, Georgia

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Amaro Drom eV (“Our Way”) is an intercultural youth self-organization of Roma and non-Roma that aims to open up spaces for political and social participation for young people through empowerment, mobilization and self-organization. Amaro Drom sees itself as a grassroots democratic structure that offers young people opportunities to network, learn and experience together and in which they take responsibility for themselves and others.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-30 years (Adults, Teachers, School Administration)

CONTACT: [email protected] / +995 592245221

Facebook / Instagram / YouTube / X : @proactivegeo

R-Newt
Veemarktstraat 39, 5038CT, The Netherlands, The Netherlands

PROJECT AND MISSION:
R-Newt Youth Work is there for all young people in the Tilburg and Dordrecht region. They support and guide young people in their development and growth. They do this through various activities, projects, and programs. R-Newt Youth Work focuses on the talents and potential of young people and helps them to discover and use them. They work together with young people, parents, schools, and other organizations to create a safe and stimulating environment for all young people.

CORE EXPERTISE: Youth work

TARGET PUBLIC: 12-28 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +31647648702

Facebook / Instagram / TikTok/ LinkedIN


Institutul Intercultural Timisoara
str Bd. 16 Decembrie 1989 nr. 8, Timișoara, județ Timiș, 300173, Romania

PROJECT AND MISSION:
IIT was established in 1992, with the support of local authorities and the Council of Europe. IIT collaborates with a wide network of partners from around the world, from NGOs and Universities to public institutions and experts from its areas of interest, including the Council of Europe and the United Nations.

The Intercultural Institute of Timisoara is developing projects for a wide rage of beneficiaries in Romania and abroad:

– Intercultural education, civic education and human rights education programs for teachers and youth;
– Media monitoring and stereotype deconstruction programs for journalists;
– Intercultural communication trainings with public authorities and migrants;
– Civil society development actions at local, national and international level;
– Programs for minorities (especially focused on Roma);
– Development of mechanisms for the integration of migrants;
-Research on cultural and educational policies, Roma inclusion, minorities and intercultural competence.

CORE EXPERTISE: Intercultural learning

TARGET PUBLIC: 16-35 years and teachers 

CONTACT: [email protected] / + (40) 256 498 457

Facebook / Instagram


Uniting Bridge SNGO
0226, Mashtots 97, Oshakan, Armenia

PROJECT AND MISSION:
Our organization’s mission is to contribute to creating and disseminating opportunities for the youth in the regions of Armenia, promoting social engagement and community development.

1. EuroClub Oshakan
2. Capacity building for young people forcibly displaced from Nagorno Karabakh.
3. Come To Oshakan: Unlcoking stories
4. Bridging women for Community development
5. UBee

CORE EXPERTISE: Rural youth, Youth work, Digitalisation, Democracy and young people

TARGET PUBLIC: 12-30 years 

CONTACT: [email protected] / +37491340441

Facebook / Instagram / LinkedIN / TikTok

Altera Lab

Griboyedov 2nd Blind Alley, 3/1, 0301 Aparan, Armenia

PROJECT AND MISSION:

“altera lab” educational youth NGO is a non-profit organization established in Aparan, Armenia, that promotes non-formal education, personal development, mental health , inner potential disclosure and application, rural youth work, social inclusion, active citizenship and participation in community development.

CORE EXPERTISE: Rural youth

TARGET PUBLIC: 14-30 years 

CONTACT:  [email protected] / +37493418481

Facebook / Instagram