Representing Europe’s youth
We are the voice of young people in Europe, standing up for their rights and striving for societies where young people are empowered and are encouraged to achieve their fullest potential as global citizens.
Our latest actions
No more unpaid internships!
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Because no one can afford to work for free.
Platform work is among the new forms of work increasingly being taken up by young people. But platform work often means low and unstable income with no guarantee of having a job tomorrow. How can we change that?
The European Youth Forum in numbers
Over 100 members
Democratic elections every 2 years
Outreach to 25 million young people
What do we care about?
Our work is centred on what matters most to young people. Explore more below!
Latest news and publications
European Youth Forum priorities: Defence of Democracy package
The Defence of Democracy package serves as an opportunity to safeguard democracy and overall civic space in the EU. However, the package’s potential ‘foreign interference’ directive has raised concerns among civil society across the European continent. The European Youth Forum has put forward the following priorities in response to the process.
A post-growth Europe critical to survive and thrive, urge over 400 civil society groups and experts
A coalition of international NGOs and academics is calling for a post-growth Europe. This open letter states the need to shift towards well-being cooperation, it suggests implementing post-growth European institutions and much more. Read the open letter down here!
The Activist Network: 20 hours training programme
This is a 20-hours training programme, organised in 10 sessions that can be delivered either online or offline. These guidelines are set up for trainers and facilitators who want to implement this training programme in their own organisation or within their own youth group.