The YPFDJ conference brings together young Eritreans from different countries and backgrounds, providing a unique opportunity for networking and collaboration.

Eritrea: Understanding Annual YPFDJ Euro Conferences

The YPFDJ conference provides a unique platform for young Eritreans from different countries and backgrounds to come together, share ideas, strategize, and collaborate on initiatives that promote democracy, human rights, development, and social justice. The Young People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (YPFDJ) is a global youth organization that advocates for democracy, human rights, and […]

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Veldhoven’s Mayor Decision Unlawful: Independent Commission Decides

BY MANON VAN DEN BREKEL * According to members of the Committee, the Mayor of Veldhoven “did not make any effort” in seeking for other solutions. They advise the mayor to revoke his decision. But that advice puts Mayor Mikkers aside: he insists that he had taken the right decision.

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The Lessons Gained and Impact of State Sponsored Hostile Action on YPFDJ Conference

BY DANIEL BERHANE Like all the unrelenting hostile challenges that are waged against Eritrea, the attempt to shatter the 13th YPFDJ youth gathering in the Netherlands offers great lessons for all. The changing tactics and strategies employed, the revelation of the clearer pictures of the main drivers behind the scene, and how the laws and […]

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Statement: 13th YPFDJ Conference in Holland

BY YPFDJ ORGANISING COMMITTEE The 13th YPFDJ conference convened on Thursday 13 April 2017 after a full year of preparation and organisation to hold its 13th annual consecutive youth conference in the city of Veldhoven, in the Netherlands. The conference had workshops designed to help youth discuss and debate European and global issues, learn from […]

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YPFDJ Conference: Expression of Eritrean March to Greatness

BY AMANUEL BIEDEMARIAM Eritrea is rich with legacies inherited from the long struggle for independence. One important legacy is the tradition of organizing. Under the umbrella of the struggle for Eritrean independence, for collective good, Eritreans have organized understanding the-role organized-bodies play in furthering their national agendas and causes. And as result, Eritrea achieved monumental […]

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YPFDJ-North America: A Movement on the Move for Eritrea

By Millena Bereket, The Las Vegas chapter of YPFDJ North America organized what will surely be remembered as one of the most thought-provoking and inspiring YPFDJ conferences of the past 11 years. The lineup of presenters and speakers was as diverse – in age, affiliation, opinion and experience – as the audience itself. The extended weekend quite […]

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