European Platform on Learning Mobility: Bi-Annual Conference, Istanbul (7-9 October 2015)

03/12/15 09:09
The bi-annual conference of the European Platform on Learning Mobility (EPLM) took place in Istanbul on 7-9 October 2015. It brought together 102 researchers, practitioners, volunteers, policy makers, institutions and organisations in the youth field working on the topic of learning mobility, as well as representatives of the corporate sector, the European Youth Press, the Orange Magazine and the Coyote Editorial team. The conference was preceded by a meeting of researchers concerned with learning mobilty in the youth field.

Invitation to the European Conference – Think European – act local: Youth 2015 – recommendations for Europe, 18 November, Brussels

13/10/15 16:28

The Conference on the EU Youth Strategy “Think European – act local: Youth 2015 – recommendations for Europe” will be held on 18 November 2015 in Brussels (10.30 am to 5.00 pm, Committee of Regions)

Eurofound’s report: Social inclusion of young people launched at the European Parliament on 23 September

29/09/15 12:28
Social inclusion of young people - need for a stronger focus on social inclusion and participation initiatives which go beyond the labour market in order to help all young people to become active members of society

EU Youth Report released

17/09/15 17:04

The European Commission presented the EU Youth Report 2015 that draws a full picture of the situation of young people in Europe and how policymakers have addressed it in the period 2013-2015.

Call for Authors - Analytical Paper: Learning Mobility and Social Inclusion

09/09/15 16:13
The EU-CoE youth partnership is currently responsible for the coordination of the European Platform on Learning Mobility (EPLM) launches the Call for authors for Analytical paper on ‘Learning Mobility and Social Inclusion’. Applications should be submitted by Thursday, 17 September at noon CET.

Youth policy in Greece (2015) – new Council of Europe publication

07/09/15 09:45
This international review focused in particular on two aspects of youth transitions: the transition from the education system to the labour market; and the related issue of military service and conscription, which is an integral part of life for young men in Greece. The review team also considered characteristics of the public administration, which dwells on bureaucratic compliance and has limited scope and licence for fostering initiative and creativity, despite incessant rhetoric about the need for “entrepreneurship”.

Call for papers: Children’s and young people’s rights in the digital age

04/09/15 15:13
This is a call for papers for a special issue of NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY. This special issue seeks to bring fully into view the ways in which children’s rights – indeed rights generally – may be being reconfigured by the appropriation of digital networked technologies around the world.

ILO call for papers: Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men

04/09/15 14:24
The ILO “Work4Youth” Project and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research papers relevant to labour market transitions of young women and men in developing countries, making use of one or several of the recent “school-to-work transition survey (SWTS)” datasets from 30 countries. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 30 September 2015.

Call for participants: World Forum for Democracy - 18-20 November, Strasbourg (France)

14/08/15 10:44
The 4th edition of the World Forum for Democracy will engage with decision-makers and opinion-formers in a reflection on how to maintain a balance between freedom and control for security in European societies and will explore new ways of engaging young people in re-visioning the democratic arenas of today.
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