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  • DRUM ROLL…AND THE WINNER IS FOR EYC2020: AMIENS!

    Hannah Grieve - November 24, 2017

    The winner of the European Youth Capital 2020 has been announced as Amiens, France! As European Youth Capital (EYC) 2020, Amiens will aim to empower young people by shaping and transforming the city in many innovative ways. A strong belief in the European project and the ambition to create greater cohesion and interaction between youth […]

  • Dear EU leaders, let’s “YouthUp” Europe!

    Ines Abbas - November 17, 2017

    Today, young people called on Member States to take on the responsibility to deliver a Social Europe that is more forward-looking, people-centred and youth-friendly.

  • Young People Demand a Transparent Job Market! New Campaign Launches on International Interns Day

    Hannah Grieve - November 8, 2017

    Press contact: Hannah Grieve, European Youth Forum, e: / tel: +32 2 793 75 36 hannah.grieve@youthforum.org Read in pdf Starting from 9th November, the day before International Interns Day, all young people will be able to rate their first working experiences on Transparency at Work – a ‘TripAdvisor’ for quality jobs. More than ever, young people have to […]

  • 4th Youth Summit highlights crucial role of youth within the Africa-EU Partnership

    Ines Abbas - October 13, 2017

    The 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit highlighted the key role played by young people on both continents as key actors within the Africa-EU Partnership. At the summit, which was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on 9-11 October2017, delegates representing African, European and Diaspora youth organisations put forward a number of recommendations to be presented to Heads of State at the 5th AU-EU Summit, on 29-30 November, the overarching theme of which will be “Investing in Youth for a Sustainable Future”

  • European Commission proposes a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships

    Ines Abbas - October 10, 2017

    The European Youth Forum welcomes the European Commission’s (EC) proposal for a Council Recommendation on a European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships, urging EU Member States to shape apprenticeships schemes on the basis of 14 quality and effectiveness   Zuzana Vaneckova, Board Member of the European Youth Forum, comments: “We are pleased to see […]

  • 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit opens in Abidjan

    Ines Abbas - October 9, 2017

    Young people from Africa and Europe, including representatives of the African Diaspora, are gathering in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on 9-11 October to take part in the 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit.

  • Time to be welcome: Youth Work and Integration of young refugees

    Alexandre Bedock - June 20, 2017

    On World Refugee Day 2017, we believe that the time is now for Europe to stand together and welcome the integration of refugees.
    Today, the European Youth Forum and the World Organisation of the Scout Movement, with support from the partnership in the field of youth between the European Union and the Council of Europe mark the vital role of youth work and youth organisations in integration of young refugees with a dedicated conference

  • What we need for a better European Solidarity Corps

    Hannah Grieve - May 30, 2017

    The European Youth Forum welcomes the launch of the European Solidarity Corps (ESC) putting the spotlight on the value of volunteering and young people’s contribution to society. However, following the European Commission’s announcement today of the proposed legal basis of the ESC, key concerns and priorities put forward by the Youth Forum and its Members […]

  • Young People Meet in Malta to Shape the Future of Europe

    Hannah Grieve - May 19, 2017

    Joint press release from European Youth Forum and National Youth Council of Malta (KNZ) On 15 and 16 May, youth and youth ministry representatives from all across the EU met in Malta, following the invitation of the Maltese Presidency and the Deputy Prime Minister, Louis Grech, to discuss the future of the European project beyond […]

  • Belgium: Youth Forum takes legal step to ban unpaid internships

    Ines Abbas - May 12, 2017

    In a milestone in the fight against unpaid internships, today (12th May) the European Youth Forum lodges a legal complaint on the issue of unpaid internships in Belgium.

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