Home Call for Applications The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) for young game changers from across the Western Balkans.

The Young European Ambassadors (YEA) for young game changers from across the Western Balkans.

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The Young European Ambassadors (YEA)

Application Deadline: July 10th 2021

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

YEAs come from different backgrounds, yet they all share a common vision: the Western Balkans united in diversity, learning about each other and EU together, pursuing creative projects, acquiring new skills, connecting via social media, organising inspiring events – always driven by the idea that activism in youth is the most powerful force of social change.

The YEAs initiative was established in 2020 as part of the EU Regional Communication Programme for the Western Balkans – WeBalkans.eu. The first 60 YEAs from across the Western Balkans region were selected in September 2020. Meet them here!

Now already known among youth all over the region as ‘YEAs’, these young leaders are also here to tell their peers more about the opportunities that the EU offers – for education, skills development, travel, advocacy and much more.

Most importantly, YEAs are open to sharing ideas and developing their talents – towards inspiring change within their communities, the Western Balkans, across the EU and beyond.


YEA are looking for leaders within their communities inspiring change across the Western Balkan region and the EU.

You don’t need to know much about the EU before you apply, but you should be ready to learn, and to invest your time and talents.

You should be interested in both online and offline activism – from social media, podcasts, webinars, to real-life events, community actions etc.

Leaving your mark in the world as a Young European Ambassador will be your task – we are here to open the door

The YEA network offers an unique platform to:

  • CONNECTwith your peers through activism and sharing of experiences
  • CREATEinspiring projects by pursuing your own talents and developing your skills
  • LEARNabout the European Union, what it stands for, and the opportunities it offers your region
  • INTERACTwith young people from all across the Western Balkans and the EU and beyond
  • INFLUENCEby acquiring tools that will help you promote our common values and positive change
  • DISCOVERnew techniques for online and offline communication thanks to our tailor-made training courses and seminars

Official Websites: Young European Ambassadors

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