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  • 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.

  • New cooperation framework launched by the Anna Lindh Foundation and European Youth Forum

    Hannah Grieve - March 27, 2017

    The European Youth Forum and the Anna Lindh Foundation have launched a new cooperation framework to reinforce youth platforms and partnerships across Europe and its Southern Neighbourhood. The cooperation was announced on the occasion of a special dialogue event co- organised in Brussels by the Foundation and the Youth Forum with the EU’s High Representative […]

  • EU Youth Conference concludes in Malta with concrete plans on how enable young people to engage in an inclusive Europe

    Alexandre Bedock -

    This week over 200 young people and policy makers from across Europe agreed in Malta on an implementation action plan to develop policies enabling young people to engage in an inclusive Europe.

  • Involving Youth to make Solidarity Corps a success

    Alexandre Bedock - February 17, 2017

    Today, the Ministers for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports of the EU met in Brussels to adopt Council Conclusions on European Solidarity Corps and Inclusive Education.

  • More than 3.000 young people at YO!Fest 2017 in Maastricht

    Alexandre Bedock - February 7, 2017

    Today 3,000 young people from all over Europe gather in Maastricht, Netherlands for the YO!Fest 2017. Exactly 25 years after the signing of the Maastricht Treaty, the European project is facing multiple challenges. For one day, young people have the opportunity to reinvent and rethink the models we live in.

  • For the future of Europe, youth remains a priority.

    Alexandre Bedock - December 16, 2016

    The European Youth Forum welcomes the conclusions of yesterday’s European Council meeting. Leaders met yesterday for the last time in 2016 and have agreed that more should be done for young people. Nevertheless, it is still work in progress to ensure fair opportunities for young people.

  • Commission’s Youth Initiative fails first hurdle by not sufficiently consulting young people

    sarah farndale - December 7, 2016

    The European Commission has today launched its new flagship initiative “Investing in Europe’s Youth”. Whilst the European Youth Forum welcomes action on young people’s issues at such a high level, we believe it would have benefitted from further engagement and consultation with youth organisations.   One of the main parts of the new initiative, “Investing […]

  • Recommendations of the Youth and Volunteering sectors on the European Solidarity Corps

    sarah farndale - December 2, 2016

    The Youth Intergroup of the European Parliament, the European Youth Forum, the European Volunteer Centre and the European Alliance for Volunteering, with the support of 27 Members of the European Parliament, have made a series of recommendations on the European Solidarity Corps. Read the full statement and recommendations here.

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