Explore the latest results of the 2016 Quality of Life Survey in the EU28 published by Eurofound. A wealth of data on a variety of topics related to subjective well-being, health and aspects of individual quality of life such as living conditions, housing, and material deprivation, but also participation, volunteering, work–life balance, care responsibilities and life online.
Call for participants: Speak UP, Step UP! European youth work empowering young people’s democratic values & active citizenship
The Call for participants, available at the link below, is open until 27 August!
Call for Participation - 4th Council of Europe Dialogue with Roma and Traveller civil society - focusing on Roma Youth Employment and Vocational Education and Training
CALL for participating at the 4th Council of Europe Dialogue with Roma and Traveller civil society that will take place on 18-19 September 2017 in Strasbourg, France.
The 4th Dialogue meeting will concentrate on the issue of Roma Youth Employment and Vocational Education and Training and address ways to ensure a bridge between education and employment for young Roma and Travellers.
EC Public consultation on the "Recomendation on promoting social inclusion and shared values through formal and non-formal learning"
The European Commission is carrying out until 11 August 2017 a public consultation of the "Recomendation on promoting social inclusion and shared values through formal and non-formal learning". The online questionnaire will gauge public opinion on the importance of equipping young people with shared values and how education and non-formal learning can help achieve this aim in view of creating more socially cohesive societies.
All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly welcome from: education and training institutions, teachers, educators and leaders of educational institutions, civil society sector organisations, public authorities at national, regional and local level, youth organisations, social partners, pupils and students.
Learn more and contribute here: https://ec.europa.eu/info/consultations/public-consultation-recommendation-promoting-social-inclusion-and-shared-values-through-formal-and-non-formal-learning_en
Call for participants: “Raise your voice for tomorrow’s Europe” -Forum on education for democratic citizenship with a European dimension
This forum will take place from 13 to 16 November 2017, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It will gather more than 50 stakeholders in the field of youth to explore relevant policies and practices connected to the education for democratic citizenship with a European dimension, gain new insight on the topic and develop inspiring responses.
Tallinn, Estonia – Couple of days after the official opening celebration of Estonian presidency of the Council of the EU, delegations from 30 countries get together in Tallinn, to go through with a 3-day debate about European Voluntary Service (EVS) and its future.
Call for participants: Summer School 'Young refugees as actors for socialinclusion and intercultural dialogue'
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Global Platform for Syrian Students, is organising a Summer School on Young refugees as actors for social inclusion and intercultural dialogue, in Braga, Portugal, from 27 August to 3 September 2017. This activity aims to develop the capacities of young refugees as actors and agents of change in their communities. It is based on the principles of empowerment and participation of young refugees and it aims at reinforcing resilience and leadership skills.
The call for participants – young refugees and youth workers – is open and can be consulted at https://go.coe.int/WXqT5. Please help us disseminate this call by forwarding it to potentially interested participants. The deadline for applications is set for 22 June 2017.
Recommendation to the Council of Europe member states on youth work, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 May 2017
Young people are a key resource for building a social and just Europe, and providing them with structured support is an important investment Europe has to make for its present and future.
This is the underlying idea of the new Recommendation to the Council of Europe member states on youth work, adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 31 May 2017.