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European Liberal Youth

European Liberal Youth (LYMEC)
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Formation 1976 (1976)
Type Liberalism
Headquarters Rue de l'Arbre Bénit, 93
1050 Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
President Vedrana Gujic (since 2014)
Secretary General Igor Caldeira
Parent organization Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party

European Liberal Youth (LYMEC - Liberal and Radical Youth Movement of the European Community) is an international organisation of Liberal youth movements - mostly the youth wings of members of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party (formerly the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party).

Full members status is held to the European Youth Forum (YFJ) which operates within the Council of Europe and European Union areas and works closely with both these bodies.

LYMEC is the official youth-wing of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Party, and holds separate votes in the statutory bodies of the ALDE Party. It is normally known as LYMEC - European Youth, since it has members in many nations in Europe.

European Liberal Youth's Bureau (2014-2016)

  • Vedrana Gujic, President (President)
  • Sissel Kvist (Vice President)
  • Danica Vihinen, Treasurer (Treasurer)
  • Igor Caldeira (Secretary General)
  • Timo Roeleveld (Policy Officer)
  • Jelena Jesajana (Campaigns Officer)
  • Svenja Hahn (Press Officer)
  • Markus Ylimaa (Trainings Officer)


  • Member organizations 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Member organizations

Organization Country Mother party Type Status
Young Liberals of Andorra (Joventut Liberal d'Andorra, JLA)  Andorra PLA Youth 1Full member
Armenian National Movement Youth Association (ANMYA)  Armenia ANM Youth 1Full member
Young Liberals Austria (Junge Liberale Österreich, JuLis)  Austria Neos Youth 1Full member
Musavat Youth Organization  Azerbaijan Musavat Youth 4Associate
Civil Forum (Gramadzianski Forum)  Belarus PFP
(formerly UCP)
Youth 1Full member
Flemish Liberal Students' Association (Liberaal Vlaams Studenten Verbond, LVSV)  Belgium (Flanders) Students 1Full member
Young VLD (Jong VLD)  Belgium (Flanders) VLD Youth 1Full member
Federation of Liberal Students (Fédération des Etudiants Libéraux, FEL)  Belgium (Wallonia) Students 1Full member
Youth of MR (Jeunes du MR)  Belgium (Wallonia) MR Youth 1Full member
Young Liberals of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Mladi Liberali Bosne i Hercegovine, MLBiH)  Bosnia and Herzegovina Youth 1Full member
Liberal Youth Assembly of the National Movement Simeon the Second  Bulgaria NDSV Youth 1Full member
Youth of NMSP  Bulgaria NDSV Youth 4Associate
Youth Movement for Rights and Freedom (YMRF, Mladejko dvijeni za prav i svobodi)  Bulgaria DPS Youth 1Full member
Young Croatian Liberals (Mladi hrvatski liberali, MHL)  Croatia HSLS Youth 1Full member
Croatian People's Party Youth (Mladi Hrvatske Narodne Stranke - Liberalni Demokrati, mHNS)  Croatia HNS Youth 1Full member
Istrian Democratic Youth (IDY)  Croatia (Istria) IDS Youth 1Full member
Radical Youth (Radikal Ungdom, RU)  Denmark RV Youth 1Full member
Venstres Ungdom (VU)  Denmark V Youth 1Full member
Estonian Centre Party Youth (Eesti Keskerakonna Noortekogu, YAECP)  Estonia K Youth 1Full member
Estonian Reform Party Youth (ERPY)  Estonia RE Youth 1Full member
Centre Party Students (Keskustan Opiskelijaliitto, KOL)  Finland KESK Students 1Full member
Finnish Centre Youth (Suomen Keskustanuoret, FCY)  Finland KESK Youth 1Full member
Swedish Youth (Svensk Ungdom, SU)  Finland SFP Youth 1Full member
Young Radicals of the Left[1]  France RG Youth 4Other
Young Republicans (Georgia)  Georgia RP Youth 4Associate
Federal Association of Liberal Students Groups (LHG) (Bundesverband Liberaler Hochschulgruppen, LHG)  Germany FDP Students 1Full member
Young Liberals (Junge Liberale, JuLis)  Germany FDP Youth 1Full member
Gibraltar Liberal Youth (GLY)  Gibraltar GLP Youth 1Full member
Ógra Fianna Fáil  Ireland FF Youth 1Full Member
Youth of Italy of Values (Giovani dell'Italia dei Valori, GIV)  Italy IdV Youth 1Full member
Italian Liberal Youth (Gioventù Liberale Italiana, GLI)  Italy PLI Youth 1Full member
Lithuanian Liberal Youth (Lietuvos Liberalus Jaunimas, LLJ)  Lithuania Youth 1Full member
Liberal Centre Youth (Jaunųjų liberalcentristų aljansas, JLA)  Lithuania LiCS Youth 2Applicant
Liberal-Democratic Youth (Liberalno-Demokratska Mladina, LiDeM)  Macedonia LDP Youth 1Full member
Liberal youth of Montenegro (Mladi Liberali Crne Gore, MLCG)  Montenegro LPCG Youth 2Applicant
Liberal Party Youth Organization  Moldova PL Youth 4Other
Young Democrats (Jonge Democraten, JD)  Netherlands D66 Youth 1Full member
Youth Organisation Freedom and Democracy (Jongeren Organisatie Vrijheid & Democratie, JOVD)  Netherlands VVD Youth 1Full member
Young Liberals of Norway (Norges Unge Venstre, NUV)  Norway V Youth 1Full member
Norwegian Liberal Students (Norges Liberale Studentforbund, NLSF)  Norway V Students 3Observer
Project: Poland Association (Stowarzyszenie Projekt: Polska, P:P)  Poland Youth 1Full member
Liberal Student Clubs (Cluburile Studenţeşti Liberale, CSL)  Romania PNL Students 1Full member
National Liberal Youth (Tineretul National Liberal, TNL)  Romania PNL Youth 1Full member
Liberal Democratic Party Youth (mLDP)  Serbia LDP Youth 1Full member
Young Liberals (Mladi Liberali)  Slovakia Youth 1Full member
Young Liberal Democracy (Mlada Liberalna Demokracija, MLD)  Slovenia LDS Youth 1Full member
Active Zares (Zares aktivni )  Slovenia Zares Youth 1Full member
Young Nationalists of Catalonia (Joventut Nacionalista de Catalunya, JNC)  Spain (Catalonia) CDC Youth 1Full member
Centre Party Students (Centerstudenter, CS)  Sweden C Students 1Full member
Centre Party Youth (Centerpartiets ungdomsförbund, CUF)  Sweden C Youth 1Full member
Liberal Youth of Sweden (Liberala ungdomsförbundet, LUF)  Sweden FP Youth 1Full member
Young Liberals of Switzerland (Jungfreisinnige Schweiz, JFS)  Switzerland FDP Youth 1Full member
European Youth of Ukraine (Європейська молодь України, EMU)  Ukraine Youth 1Full member
Liberal Youth  United Kingdom LD Youth 1Full member

See also


  1. ^ Posted on: 19/11/2013 - 10:23 (2013-11-19). "The time is now for young liberals as LYMEC holds pre-election Congress in Bucharest". Retrieved 2014-06-28. 

External links

  • Official website
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