On 31 January 2020, the UK left the EU – bringing the tumultuous three-and-a-half year process to an end. As the EU prepared to begin negotiating a new UK-EU trade deal, it was also hoping for a period of recalibration. The UK had long been the bloc’s “awkward” member and, with the new Commissioner Ursula…

Nikolay Artemenko is the Federal Coordinator of Vremya, a Russian youth movement that started in St Petersburg, and now has local branches in 19 different russian cities. He has been active in both youth and regular politics for a number of years, has run for various political offices, and coordinated Kseniya Sobchak’s presidential campaign in…

Brexit has happened. Britain has left the European Union. The Brexit process, however, is still very much ongoing – with future trade arrangements, the UK-EU relationship going forward and some aspects of longer-term citizens’ rights still yet to be agreed upon. That being said, the actual withdrawal has now taken place. Therefore, this will be…

After years of debate, negotiations and impasse, Britain will leave the EU this Friday, the 31st January 2020. This will be the final Brupdate before Brexit Day. In Britain, a strange calm seems to have descended since December’s general election. The debate over whether or not Brexit would actually even occur has been ended. With…

Read the latest article in our interview series with Young Liberal Politicians and meet Grunde Kreken Almeland, a young Norwegian politician for Venstre (the Liberal Party of Norway). Grunde was the deputy leader of the Young Liberals of Norway until he became a deputy representative of the Parliament of Norway in 2017, and then moved…

Meet Claudia Gamon, a young liberal from Austria, who is fighting for a united Europe with liberal values. Former Deputy National Chairwoman of JUNOS, the youth wing of the Austrian liberal party NEOS and an IFRLY member, she has been working with NEOS since 2013. Currently, she is a Member of the European Parliament and…

Meet Katalin Cseh, a young liberal from Hungary, who is fighting to represent youth both at the national and European level. In 2015, Katalin co-founded the pro-European and liberal Movement Momentum with eight other young Hungarians. Currently, she is a Member of the European Parliament and one of the eight vice-chairs of the Renew Europe…

Climeworks was established in 2009 to develop the world’s first commercial carbon dioxide removal technology. The research and development of the technology began at ETH Zurich in 2003. More information on the company is available on their website here. A few days after this interview was conducted, Climeworks, along with several partners, launched an integrated…

Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe, located in its southeastern part. According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, the population is 42,030,832 as of 1st June of 2019[i]. Average population density is 74.3 persons / km² with a total area of 603,549 sq. km. (233,100 sq. mi.), according to the constitutional structure…

Marc Anguera Gisbert is Membership Officer at JNC — Catalonia, where he previously served as Environmental Officer. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Barcelona and works as an environmental consultant for the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) multinational professional services network. 1) How has sustainability opened up new opportunities for you personally? It has…