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  • Joint-statement on Civil society situation in Former Yu...

    February 17, 2017 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum and Young European Federalists [JEF] strongly condemn the attacks on civil society in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, particularly on youth organisations including JEF Macedonia.

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  • Europe is facing threats; youth is bringing hope

    February 2, 2017 - Hannah Grieve

    As EU leaders meet in Malta, young Europeans are looking out for signs of a better future. The European Youth Forum calls on EU leaders to do all possible to unleash the potential of Europe’s youth. This Friday, European Council President, Donald Tusk, has convened the EU leaders to discuss the future of the European […]

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  • Report on Life Long Learning week 2016

    January 27, 2017 - Alexandre Bedock

    Read the report of the Life Long Learning Week 2016, organised by Life Long Learning Platform in partnership with the European Youth Forum. With the support of the European Parliament Youth Intergroup and the LLL Interest Group.

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  • The European Parliament gives a strong chance to the EU...

    January 19, 2017 - Hannah Grieve

    By adopting the report of Ms. Rodrigues on the European Pillar of Social Rights, the European Parliament today took a strong position against abuses that young people are facing on the labour market – including denouncing zero-hours contracts and calling for an urgent update of social protection systems. The European Parliament is also recognising that supporting young people’s transition from education to work should be at the […]

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  • Statement on the election of the new European Parliamen...

    January 18, 2017 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum extends congratulations to the newly- elected European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, and calls on them to be a strong advocate and partner for young people.

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  • Youth must be a priority, not an agenda item

    December 14, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    In Bratislava, EU leaders committed to take, at the upcoming European Council meeting this Thursday 15th December, “decisions on EU support for Member States in fighting youth unemployment and on enhancing EU programmes dedicated to youth”. We call on the European Union and its Member States to unleash the potential of Europe’s youth.

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  • Refugee comic

    - Joanna Veeremaa

    What are you and your organisation doing to support young refugees? Refugees comic: what are you and your organisation doing to support young refugees?

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  • Statement on the Elections in the Former Yugoslav Repub...

    December 6, 2016 - Hannah Grieve

    The European Youth Forum endorses the statement made by Political Party Youth Organisations on the elections in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Statement on the Elections in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

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  • European Youth Forum condemns the arrest of Internation...

    November 19, 2016 - Anne Debrabandere

    European Youth Forum condemns the arrest of International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY) President Howard Lee and other opposition members in Malaysia

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  • Validation of Non-Formal Education in the Youth Sector

    October 27, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Validation of Non-Formal Education in the Youth Sector: Key success factors & Recommendations

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  • Best Practices for integration of refugees in education...

    - Alexandre Bedock

    Document on Best Practices for integration of refugees in education, vocational training and the labour market from the Migration and Human Rights Network.

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  • Inspiring! Youth Organisations’ Contribution to Citiz...

    October 12, 2016 - sarah farndale

    Youth Organisations’ Contribution to Citizenship Education

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  • Study on the Social Value of Youth Organisations

    July 7, 2016 - Grace Dustin

    Read our publication: Study on the social value of youth organisations Read the Executive summary

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  • A Toolkit on Quality Standards for Youth Policy

    June 29, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Read our publication: A Toolkit on Quality Standards for Youth Policy

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  • The Role of the Youth Sector in Preventing Violent Extr...

    May 30, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Read our publication: The Role of the Youth Sector in Preventing Violent Extremism

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  • Excluding youth: a threat to our future. Report on soci...

    May 23, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Read our report on social inclusion and young people.

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  • European Youth Forum calls on European Council for urge...

    March 16, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Ahead of this week’s European Council on the migration crisis, the European Youth Forum in an open letter to President Tusk and all EU Heads of States or Governments has expressed its deep concern with the proposals made on 7th March under a deal between the European Union and Turkey in order to tackle the refugee crisis.

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  • Political Party Youth Organisation Statement on the Vio...

    February 23, 2016 - Grace Dustin

    The Violation of Human Rights of Kurds in Turkey Must End Now  

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  • Call upon the European Council to preserve the Schengen...

    February 17, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    Open letter to President Tusk on preserving the Schengen principles

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  • Report of the European Youth Forum on ERASMUS+ implemen...

    February 16, 2016 - Alexandre Bedock

    The view of Youth Organisations in Europe on the implementation of the Erasmus+ - Youth in Action Programme

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  • European Youth Forum Resolution: A Framework for the ne...

    January 18, 2016 - Anne Debrabandere

    0301-15_Resolution_Skills_for_Inclusive_and_connected_societies_FINAL_0116

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  • Multiple discrimination and young people in Europe

    December 10, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    Multiple discrimination and young people in Europe

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  • European Youth Forum Resolution: Better Access to EU Fu...

    December 4, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Resolution_EU_funding_for_youth_organisations_FINAL

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  • European Youth Forum Resolution: Students at Risk

    - sarah farndale

    Resolution- students at risk

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  • European Youth Forum Resolution: Protection and Integra...

    - sarah farndale

    Resolution_Protection and Integration of Young Refugees in Europe

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  • European Youth Forum resolution: Now more than ever tog...

    - sarah farndale

    Resolution- Together for diversity peace and respect

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  • European Youth Forum resolution: Climate matters – th...

    November 29, 2015 - sarah farndale

    0302-15_res_Climate_change_FINAL

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  • Joint open letter to the European Council Time to act ...

    October 30, 2015 - sarah farndale

    The European Youth Forum has co-signed, with other civil society organisations, an open letter to the European Council, including ten action points, in order to ensure children’s rights in the EU’s migration policy. Joint open letter to the European Council_Time to act to ensure children¹s rights in the EU¹s migration policy_10 action points_30 October 2015

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  • Shadow Report on Youth Policy – a youth perspective

    October 29, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Shadow Report on Youth Policy

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  • Young people and democratic life in Europe

    October 15, 2015 - sarah farndale

    New in-depth research on youth political participation and suggested solutions to “Youth UP” politics. Young people and democratic life in Europe  

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  • European Youth Forum condemns Turkey terror attack

    October 12, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum today condemned Saturday’s bomb attack on a peaceful political protest, which left many people dead and injured, including many young people. The Youth Forum reaffirms that peace, democracy and dialogue are the only way forward. Read our whole statement here: Youth Forum condemns Turkey attack

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  • YO!Mag calls for new contributors

    October 7, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    Interested in reporting about young people in Europe? Enjoy working with text, photographs, or video? YO!Mag, the online magazine of the European Youth Forum, is looking for new correspondents to cover the lives and challenges of youth across Europe. See more here: YO!Mag call for journalists Deadline for applications is the 19th of October.

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  • Recommendations for EU Commission Colloquium on Fundame...

    September 30, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum, along with other civil society organisations, calls for a meaningful colloquium with the following set of recommendations. Joint civil society statement on EU Commission Colloquium on Fundamental Rights

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  • Recommendations from the EU Youth Conference in Luxembo...

    September 24, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    In the framework of the EU Youth Conference in Luxembourg, youth representatives, together with representatives from member states have gathered to adopt the Final Joint Recommendations on “Empowerment of young people for political participation in the democratic life in Europe”.

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  • Civil Society Europe: Call to EU leaders for refugees ...

    September 14, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    Civil Society Europe is calling for European leaders to welcome refugees fleeing war and misery.

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  • Position paper : TWO YEARS AFTER: THE IMPLEMENTATION O...

    September 9, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    Position paper_youth guarantee implementation

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  • Statement from political youth organisations: Stop the ...

    September 8, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Youth organisations statement – Stop the European refugee crisis

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  • YO! Fest 2015 report

    August 11, 2015 - sarah farndale

    YOFest report 2015

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  • “Equality For All” coalition of NGOs joint statemen...

    June 17, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Joint_ngo_statement_on_horizontal_directive_before_junes_epsco_council A coalition of NGOs, including the European Youth Forum, representing millions of EU citizens at risk of discrimination, calls for the proposed Horizontal Directive on equal treatment to be adopted without further delay.

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  • Growing Stronger: A learning journey

    April 30, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    Growing Stronger: A learning journey

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  • Inclusive Societies at Stake

    April 22, 2015 - Grace Dustin

    The Youth Forum’s Council of Members agreed on a resolution on inclusive societies. Read about the calls to action for a more inclusive society below in the full version. Resolution on inclusive societies (April 2015/0071-15)

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  • Time to Act: More Quality Employment!

    - Grace Dustin

    The European Youth Forum’s Council of Members agreed on a resolution on quality employment. The resolution covers sustainable growth, job creation, fair working conditions, inclusive labour markets and the transition from education to the labour market. Final Resolution Quality Employment  

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  • European Youth Forum reaction to The Investment Plan fo...

    April 16, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Reaction to Investment Plan for Europe

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  • Annual Report 2014

    April 15, 2015 - Grace Dustin

    The annual report for 2014 has been published. It includes a full overview of the achievements and improvements for youth rights in 2014.

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  • The European Youth Forum welcomes the strong statement ...

    March 19, 2015 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum welcomes the made by the EU education ministers and Commissioner Navracsics on their common responsibility in nurishing humanistic and civil values and active citizenship through education systems.

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  • An Employers’ Guide to Quality Internships

    March 11, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Employers’ Guide to Quality internships This guide is aimed at employers who are interested in setting up internship schemes or who would like to improve the internship opportunities they offer to young people. It is the outcome of a collaborative project, led by the European Youth Forum, involving the following employers and employer organisations: Abbvie, […]

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  • Call for tender – communications consultant services

    January 23, 2015 - sarah farndale

    The European Youth Forum is contracting for independent communications consultant services for the League of Young Voters. See the call for tender for full information. LYV_call_tender_consultancy_comms

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  • Joint reaction to Council Position on a Proposal for a ...

    January 20, 2015 - sarah farndale

    Reaction to Council Position on Visa Directive

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  • JOINT STATEMENT: Round-table discussion with European C...

    January 12, 2015 - Conor O'Neill

    Brussels, 9 January 2015 – At the first fundamental rights round-table with the newly appointed European Commission First Vice-President, Frans Timmermans, our organisations call on him to show clear commitment on strengthening the EU fundamental rights and equality framework and ensuring its enforcement. Over the past two decades, the EU has progressively given more attention […]

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  • MONEY. Millions of Opportunities Non Explored by You(th...

    December 3, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    MONEY. Millions of Opportunities Non Explored by You(th) in EU Programmes

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  • Youth in the crisis – What went wrong?

    November 26, 2014 - European Youth Forum

    Youth in the Crisis – What went wrong?

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  • Everything you always wanted to know about National You...

    November 20, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    Everything you always wanted to know about National Youth Council…but were afraid to ask

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  • European Youth Forum Two Year Report

    - Alexandre Bedock

    This report outlines the progress against the key performance indicators laid out in the 2013-work plan. TwoYearsReport_2013_2014

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  • Youth in the crisis. What went wrong?

    November 14, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    Youth in the Crisis – What went wrong?

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  • Survey on Youth and Multiple Discrimination – Executi...

    November 5, 2014 - sarah farndale

    This report presents the findings of the online exploratory survey on multiple discrimination affecting young people in Europe, launched by the European Youth Forum between March and June 2014, which involved 495 young people aged between 18 and 35. Survey on Youth and Multiple Discrimination

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  • QA framework for NFE – YEU’s adaptation

    October 3, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    QA Framework for NFE_YEU’s adaptation

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  • 0037-11_PilotProject_NFEQA_REPORT

    - Alexandre Bedock

    0037-11_PilotProject_NFEQA_REPORT

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  • Europe+ Statement on Hungarian Commissioner Nomination

    September 22, 2014 - Conor O'Neill

    Dear Members of the European Parliament, In the course of the past few months we have witnessed a very serious escalation of attacks in Hungary against the core European values of democracy and the respect for human rights. This ranges from attempts to curb media freedom to direct threats against civil society organisations, as recently […]

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  • Open Letter to the New European Commission President

    September 9, 2014 - Grace Dustin

    Open Letter to Juncker The European Youth Forum co-signed a letter, along with other organisation members of the Child Rights Action Group, congratulating Juncker on his new position as President of the European Commission. The letter also urges Juncker to steer the EU to invest in the rights of children in Europe and throughout the world.

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  • Call for nominations for European Youth Forum Board and...

    August 21, 2014 - sarah farndale

    Call for Board+ FCC nominations 2014

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  • Report YOFest 2014

    July 28, 2014 - François Balate

    REPORT_YO!FEST_web_version

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  • Europe+ Open Letter to MEPs

    July 1, 2014 - Grace Dustin

    To the Members of the European Parliament, The European Parliament election results demonstrate a strong desire for change.

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  • “Money grows on the trees – Youth organisations set...

    June 3, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    MoneyGrowsOnTrees

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  • 20 May 2014 – YFJ Reaction to the Resolution for EU W...

    May 20, 2014 - François Balate

    0192-14_Reaction to the Resolution for EU Work Plan for Youth Policy 2014-2015

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  • 20 May 2014 – YFJ Reaction to the Council Resolution ...

    - François Balate

    0191-14_Reaction to the Council Resolution on SD

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  • Resolution on the situation in Ukraine – 26th April 2...

    April 30, 2014 - François Balate

    0187-14_resolution_UKRAINE

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  • Annual Report 2013

    April 23, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    Annual_Report_2013_EN

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  • Youth Organisations and the Youth Guarantee in Europe

    April 8, 2014 - European Youth Forum

    Youth Organisations and the Youth Guarantee in Europe  

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  • Open letter to the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and...

    February 28, 2014 - Alexandre Bedock

    The European Youth Forum co-signed an open letter with the Dutch Youth Unions CNV Jongeren, FNV Jong and the Dutch National Youth Council calling the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment to support the proposal for a Council Recommendation on a strong Quality Framework for Traineeships at the EPSCO meeting in March. Giuseppe Porcaro, Secretary […]

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  • Addressing youth absenteeism in European elections

    February 19, 2014 - François Balate

    YFJ-LYV_StudyOnYouthAbsenteeism_WEB

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  • Youth Guarantee Infographic

    November 28, 2013 - European Youth Forum

    Youth Guarantee Infographic

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  • Build Your Pool of Trainers!

    - European Youth Forum

    Build Your Pool of Trainers!

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  • The II Youth Convention on Volunteering Final Report

    - European Youth Forum

    The II Youth Convention on Volunteering Final Report

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  • YFJ Passport

    - European Youth Forum

    YFJ Passport

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers (IT)

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers (HU)

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  • Quality Jobs for Young People

    - European Youth Forum

    Quality Jobs for Young People

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers (ES)

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers (EL)

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  • European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of ...

    - European Youth Forum

    European Charter on the Rights and Responsibilities of Volunteers (DE)

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  • Quality Assurance of Non-Formal Education Manual: A Fra...

    - European Youth Forum

    Quality Assurance of Non-Formal Education Manual: A Framework for Youth Organisations

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  • Study on the Impact of Non-formal Education in Youth Or...

    - European Youth Forum

    Study on the Impact of Non-formal Education in Youth Organisations on Young People’s Employability

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  • Executive Summary: Study on the impact of Non-Formal Ed...

    November 27, 2013 - European Youth Forum

    Executive Summary: Study on the impact of Non-Formal Education in Youth Organisation on Young People’s Employability

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  • Internships: a call for quality

    - European Youth Forum

    Internships: a call for quality

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  • Youth Work

    - European Youth Forum

    Youth Work

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  • Development Needs Youth!

    - European Youth Forum

    Development Needs Youth!

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  • Annual Report 2010

    - European Youth Forum

    Annual Report 2010

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  • Back to the Future, Now.

    - European Youth Forum

    Back to the Future, Now.

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  • Annual Report 2011

    - European Youth Forum

    Annual Report 2011

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  • Annual Report 2009

    - European Youth Forum

    Annual Report 2009

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  • Anthology: raw materials for a history of the European ...

    - European Youth Forum

    Anthology: raw materials for a history of the European Youth Forum

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  • Policy Paper on Youth Rights

    - European Youth Forum

    Policy Paper on Youth Rights

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  • European Youth, Claim Your Rights!

    - European Youth Forum

    European Youth, Claim Your Rights!

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  • A Youth Guarantee for Europe

    - European Youth Forum

    A youth guarantee for europe

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  • Youth Employment in Europe: A Call for Change

    - European Youth Forum

    Youth Employment in Europe: A Call for Change

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  • 12th University on Youth and Development: Youth Volunte...

    - European Youth Forum

    12th University on Youth and Development: Youth Volunteering for Global Development

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  • Interns Revealed

    - European Youth Forum

    Interns Revealed

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  • II Youth Convention on Volunteering Programme

    - European Youth Forum

    II Youth Convention on Volunteering Programme

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  • The Impact of the New Provisions of the Treaty of Lisbo...

    - European Youth Forum

    The Impact of the New Provisions of the Treaty of Lisbon on Youth

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  • The Young and The Rightless? The Protection of Youth Ri...

    - European Youth Forum

    The Young and The Rightless? The Protection of Youth Rights in Europe

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  • YO! #.03 / 2013

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.03 / 2013

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  • YO! #.02 / 2013

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.02 / 2013

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  • YO! #.01 / 2013

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.01 / 2013

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  • YO! #.03 / 2012

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.03 / 2012

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  • YO! #.02 / 2012

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.02 / 2012

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  • YO! #.01 / 2012

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.01 / 2012

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  • YO! #.03 / 2011

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.03 / 2011

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  • YO! #.02 / 2011

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.02 / 2011

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  • YO! #.01 / 2011

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.01 / 2011

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  • YO! #.03 / 2010

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.03 / 2010

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  • YO! #.02 / 2010

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.02 / 2010

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  • YO! #.01 / 2010

    - European Youth Forum

    YO! #.01 / 2010

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  • The State of Youth Rights in Europe

    - European Youth Forum

    The State of Youth Rights in Europe

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  • Annual Report 2012

    October 23, 2013 - European Youth Forum

    Annual Report 2012

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