the latest from the youth forum
What's new? Check out the latest news, reports, statements and more from the Youth Forum.
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.
Our response to the recent Eurobarometer on traineeships
“Traineeships are replacing entry level jobs. Over half of the people surveyed had to take at least two internships, which means that the threshold for landing a paying job and entering the labour market keeps getting higher"
Expressing solidarity with young refugees in the United Kingdom and across wider Europe
The British Youth Council, together with over 100 youth organisations from all over Europe, is deeply concerned by the British Government's recent rhetoric on refugees and expresses alarm at the British Government’s so-called ‘Rwanda deportation policy’ and its efforts to undermine the right to asylum.
Application to associate willing non-EU European countries with Erasmus+
The General Assembly of the European Youth Forum approved a motion calling the European Union to support the re-association of Switzerland to the Erasmus+ programme and ensure that all European countries are granted access to the programme.