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.
This past weekend in Brussels the new Pool of Trainers & Experts (PoTE) of the European Youth Forum gathered for their first meeting to discuss the rules of engagement in the Pool and the ways to contribute to the capacity building of the Youth Forum, Member Organisations, and institutional partners.
Happy birthday, Council of Europe. Forgive us if we have little to celebrate. After 70 years of existence and 50 years since the establishment of the European Youth Foundation, it seems that the progress for youth rights is about to hit a brick wall.
op-ed by Carina Autengruber, President of the European Youth Forum