Competences for Democratic Culture: Invitation to take part in testing descriptors - the final deadline extended to the 13th September

26/08/15 12:49
Following consultation with international experts on the Model of Competences, the Education Department of the Council of Europe now welcomes feedback from education professionals at all levels on descriptors for these competences. This questionnaire is available in English, French, Russian, Georgian, Italian, Romanian and Spanish. German and Serbian will be added shortly. Whether teacher, teacher trainer, lecturer, curriculum designer or education policy maker your participation will be greatly appreciated.

EYE 2016: European Parliament's successful youth event returns with a second edition

19/06/15 10:52
The European Youth Event (EYE) will return next year and you could be a part of it! #EYE2016 organisers are looking for enthusiastic young people and organisations that want to help shape the event's programme. Check the Facebook page for the latest news, including all the information about the previous edition in 2014 and its follow-up phase.

Youth Department: Educational Advisors Recruitment

17/06/15 15:23
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe is recruiting Educational Advisors

Congress’ 29th Session: Call for applications for young people

08/06/15 11:38
Call for applications for young people to take part in the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities’ 29th Session, 19 to 22 October 2015, Strasbourg (France)

Towards collaborative practice - European conference on youth work, social innovation and enterprise

02/06/15 09:44
A cross-sector conference exploring the potential of youth work in fostering social entrepreneurship and advancing cooperation between different sectors to better support social innovation and entrepreneurship among young people in Europe. Application deadline: 21 June 2015.

"Inclusive societies at stake": a resolution adopted by the European Youth Forum's recent Council of Members

13/05/15 18:52
The resolution, which reflects on the terrorist attacks earlier this year, states that social and economic exclusion leaves space and opportunities to attract and recruit people for extremist violence.

Wanted: Examples of (digital) youth participation projects in all European countries

22/05/15 16:09
The European project EUth is looking for examples of (digital) youth participation projects in all European countries to get a better idea of its target group. EUth wants to promote online participation of young people.

The Eurostat book ‘’Being young in Europe today’’ has been published!

23/04/15 16:04
Being young in Europe today presents some of Eurostat’s most interesting data on children and young people in the European Union. It gives an insight into the past, current and future situation of our youngest fellow citizens, ranging from attending school and participating in sport and leisure activities, to leaving the parental home and entering the professional life. Data are presented for the European Union and its Member States as well as for the EFTA countries.

EU Youth Conference on "Empowering young people for political participation in democratic life in Europe" draws up recommendations

27/03/15 10:00

To tackle the low levels of youth political participation, 210 young people and policy-makers from across Europe came together at the EU Youth Conference on "Empowering young people for political participation in democratic life in Europe" in Riga on 23–26 March.

Joint recommendations were drawn up as a result of plenary sessions and workshops taking into account the suggestions made by more than 40 000 young Europeans who took part in the broad consultation process known as the Structured Dialogue carried out four months prior to the conference. The issue of youth political participation will be brought forward for a high-level policy debate of the EU Youth Ministers at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council on 18-19 May 2015.

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