Interview with Jacob Werksman, Principal Advisor at DG CLIMA

  Jacob Werksman is Principal Adviser for international aspects of EU climate policy to the European Commission’s DG CLIMA and EU chief negotiator at the international climate conference COP 27. Having previously worked for environmental NGOs, Werksman is now one of the Commission’s key figures responsible for EU climate foreign policy. Our author Jakob Gomolka […]

The European Stars Magazine out now!

We are delighted to launch the very first YEL Magazine – “The European Stars Magazine”. This is a massive milestone in the history of YEL and we are extremely happy and grateful to the authors and our brilliant communication team duo Marco and Alisha. Download it and check it out now!   The European Stars […]


Young European Leadership is excited to announce our brand new partnership with Schneider Electric Foundation. This partnership has already allowed us to support the EU delegation to this year’s Y20 Summit in Indonesia with the aim to ensure youth representation in the international decision-making processes. Schneider Electric’s mission is to be a digital partner for […]

Youth7 – the voice of youth in the G7 process

The G7 Summit is a (usually) annual meeting of the seven heads of state and government of France, Italy, Japan, Canada, the UK, the US, Germany and the EU as an additional observer member. The next meeting will take place in Elmau from 26 to 28 June 2022 as part of the rotating presidency. In […]