More about Tina: Tina Hočevar is a young leader from Slovenia, who has been advocating for youth rights, in Europe and beyond, since a very young age.
As Vice-President of the European Youth Forum, she leads the organisation’s work on global youth cooperation, particularly through the International Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (ICMYO) and the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY). Tina's work in this field has been shaped by her prior experiences with initiatives in the framework of the Europe-Africa, Europe-LATAM and Europe-MENA youth cooperation. These include youth empowerment through the Network on Youth and Global Citizenship, advising the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on inclusion of young people in public life and decision-making, and the drafting of the EU-AU Youth Declaration. Tina also coordinates the Sustainable Development, Youth Rights, and Youth, Peace and Security portfolios at the Youth Forum, and has extensive experience with engaging with the European Union institutions and the United Nations on these topics. Moreover, she also contributed to the Council of Europe’s Joint Council on Youth’s work on access to rights, quality non-formal education, and tackling inequalities.
More about Ville: Ville started his path in youth organisations in a local scout group in Helsinki. As well as remaining active in Scouting on national and European level, Ville has also volunteered in student organisations, Young European Federalists and the Red Cross. He has recently finished his studies in London and Moscow and looks forward to future challenges.