the latest from the youth forum
What's new? Check out the latest news, statements and more from the Youth Forum.
As everyone tunes into COP28, it's not just another climate summit—it's our moment to shift the conversation and focus on issues that are usually left in the shadows. While we talk a lot about decarbonisation and green economies, there's a key part we’re missing from the puzzle: our consumption habits.
Does your city have what it takes to become the next European Youth Capital? Each year, a European city is given the opportunity to showcase innovative ideas and projects done by, and for young people, improving youth participation across the continent. Apply now to become the next European Youth Capital.
All We Need Is Less! 🌍🌟 We need to use less stuff and be kind to our planet! Dive into our journey to COP28 in Dubai, showing everyone how important it is to stop using too much and start protecting our world 🌿🌟
Breaking news ⚡Tromsø has been awarded the European Youth Capital 2026 title. Not only is Tromsø the “youngest city” in Norway, with almost 50% of its inhabitants under 35 years old, but also a city of 140 nationalities. So get ready for a fresh and diverse 2026 European Youth Capital experience. Get ready to meet the True North ❄️
A coalition of NGOs and trade unions is calling on finance ministers to “FUND OUR FUTURE” ahead of key discussions by EU finance ministers on new fiscal rules.
The wait is almost over. With the nerve-wracking announcement of the European Youth Capital 2026 just around the corner, it's time to find out how the 5 finalists are doing. How are Izmir, Malaga, Sarajevo, Tromsø, and Vila do Conde preparing for the final stage of the selection journey?