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  • 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.

  • Put young people at the heart of the Pillar of Social Rights

    Hannah Grieve - April 26, 2017

    Read the press release in pdf here. The European Youth Forum welcomes that the Commission put a strong focus on social rights in its latest proposal. However, to become reality, they need to be supported by concrete legislative proposals and consequent investment and actions from all EU institutions, Member States and all relevant stakeholders. Young […]

  • Mobility and minorities in the focus of the two Young European of the Year 2017 awardees

    Alexandre Bedock - April 21, 2017

    Joint Press Release from the Schwarzkopf Foundation and European Youth Forum

  • Mayors call on city leaders – prioritise youth participation!

    Alexandre Bedock - April 20, 2017

    Mayors and city representatives of the European Youth Capitals (EYCs) have issued a call for local leaders across Europe to join them in prioritising youth participation. The network of cities issued the call at the inaugural #YouthUp Gala, the biggest gathering of European young leaders, hosted tonight (April 20th) by the European Youth Forum and the Committee of Regions in Brussels.

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