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.
 

The European Youth Work Convention 2015 is launched!

19/03/15 17:08
The European Youth Work Convention 2015 is one of the flagship initiatives of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. It will look at developments in youth work policy and practice since the 1st Convention, which took place in Ghent in 2010 in the framework of the Belgian EU Presidency.

Survey about Youth and Hate Speech

25/02/15 15:53
Tell us your opinion and help us in campaigning and working together for human rights online: your opinion matters!

Committee of Ministers adopts a Recommendation to member States on the access of young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods to social rights (21 January 2015)

16/02/15 14:24

During the 1217th meeting of the Ministers' Deputies the Deputies adopted a Recommendation of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the access of young people from disadvantaged neighborhoods to social rights.

Call for participants TRAYCE Training of Trainers for Youth in the Council of Europe

16/02/15 11:31
The Youth Department of the Council of Europe is launching a call for participants for TRAYCE - Training of Trainers for Youth in the Council of Europe, a long-term training of trainers in non-formal education with young people. The training course aims to support the quality development of non-formal education activities in the Council of Europe through the development of competence of trainers active in the youth field.

Call for the production of two animated cartoon movies on youth work today

03/02/15 19:00

The EU-CoE youth partnership have published the Call for the production of two animated cartoon movies on youth work today with the deadline of 20 February 2015.

Cross- sectoral youth policy

23/12/14 11:05
The EU-CoE youth partnership has commissioned an analytical paper on cross-sectoral youth policy. The goal of this paper is to contribute to overcoming the lack of knowledge of the gaps and overlaps in cross-sectoral youth policy all over Europe, by providing an overview of existing information on cross-sectoral policy co-operation.

Study Session "Mind your Language!"

12/12/14 11:10
  1. We are looking for participants, interested in minority and regional languages issues, for the study session “Mind your Language”.

The Study Session is run by: the Youth Peace Ambassadors Network, Phiren Amenca and the Youth of European Nationalities (YEN).

The study session will take place at the European Youth Centre in Budapest from 19 April to 26 April 2015 including travel dates. Interested participants, who fit the profile, should fill in the application form and send it before January 12, 2015 to youthpeaceambassadors@gmail.com using the subject line: Study Session “Mind your Language”.

Message to trainers – facilitators: 2nd European Youth Work Convention, 27-30 April 2015, Brussels

10/12/14 16:01
You might have heard that the 2nd European Youth Work Convention is on its way? As facilitator, you might wish to get involved? If so, have a look to this call for facilitators/workshop leaders!

The 2014 European Inventory on Validation is now out, including a number of tools developed by youth organisations.

25/11/14 18:14
The 2014 inventory update, compiled in co-operation with the European Commission, closely reflects the European guidelines on validation. It includes 36 reports for 33 countries, eight in-depth thematic reports, two case studies and a synthesis report of main findings. The reports present information up to January 2014.
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