The FGYO motivates young people to get involved and to live up to their values

One of the most important concerns of the Franco-German Youth Office (FGYO) is to maintain democracy as a cornerstone of our societies in Germany and...

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Diversity and participation

‘It’s always the same people who get to go abroad.’  Do you believe that, too? And yet the numbers tell a different story.

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Environmental protection and sustainability shape work of the FGYO

Climate change concerns us all. Already today, children, adolescents and young adults are more affected by the impacts than previous generations...

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Engagement and volunteering

Many people in Germany and France are dedicated to understanding, exchange and friendship with the neighbouring country. This commitment is an...

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Europe can only succeed collectively!

Europe? What on earth does it have to do with me? Is this something you’ve heard, too? Or maybe you also think Europe has nothing to do with you? Far...

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Education and training

An intercultural exchange fosters personal growth, mutual understanding and a deepening of international friendships. These positive impacts are...

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Town and regional twinning as foundation of the FGYO

Town and regional twinning are immensely important to the FGYO and to Franco-German relations. They laid the groundwork for the encounters between the...

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Sports: Moving together, learning from each other

Sports activities offer low-threshold opportunities to come into contact with each other. People who have agreed on shared rules can play with or...

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Culture of remembrance: Remembering together, understanding one other

Those who understand history are more willing to dedicate themselves to peace, dialogue and democracy, and to stand up for these values together...

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Language development

The best way to get to know another person is in his or her own language: With this thought in mind, language development in the interest of better...

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What makes the FGYO unique

Le Franco-Allemand ... or how understanding becomes friendship

The FGYO is part of a Franco-German network that maintains and promotes mutual relations. Together with a host of partners, it has dedicated itself to...

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Intercultural learning

Bridge the gap: That is the mission entrusted to the FGYO when it was founded by the Élysée Treaty. Its purpose is to promote mutual understanding...

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Reciprocity: Learning through changes in perspective

Reciprocity is a central component of all of the exchange projects sponsored by the FGYO and its partners. When project participants are hosts as well...

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Partners and networks: Together for Franco-German friendship

The FGYO itself is active in many areas of youth encounters, but it would not be possible to achieve the diversity and quality of the numerous...

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