On Tuesday 10 September, Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced the new team of European Commissioners and their portfolios for the next five years. Tasked with some of the biggest issues facing Europe today, this team of Commissioners will be responsible for everything from protecting our planet to shaping the future of our societies.
Over 8 days, from 9 July to 18 July 2019, the meeting of the high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development took place in New York. At this meeting, 47 Member States of the United Nations presented their progress on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through what are called, Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs).
Have you ever thought about what the lives of today’s young people look like? What would your life look like if you were attending high school, university, looking for a flat, an internship or your first job?
Council of Europe issues recommendation on supporting young refugees in transition to adulthood
Member States of the Council of Europe should continue to provide support to young refugees, even after they turn 18 years old. This was the Committee of Ministers recommendation, adopted last month on 24 April, aimed at supporting young refugees in transition to adulthood.