Martin Penov

Martin Penov

  • Country of origin: EU
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Manchester, United Kingdom

Martin is a young Bulgarian activist in his final year of Politics & International Relations at the University of Manchester. In 2020 he took part in relaunching the Young European Movement UK, advocating for closer ties with the EU as its International Officer & Vice-President, as well as founding its Manchester branch. He launched the UoM Students’ Union’s Ukraine campaign and took part in numerous local charity initiatives. Outside the UK, Martin sits on the Danube Youth Council of the EUSDR and writes for The New Federalist about society and politics in Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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