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What's new? Check out the latest news, statements and more from the Youth Forum.
The temperatures are getting higher in Lublin 🌴 Travel with us to the European Youth Capital for a chill summer full of unforgettable experiences, concerts, festivals, sports, and lots of fun. We will be there too!
Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of the report on quality traineeships, which calls for legislation to finally #BanUnpaidInternships. We are one step closer to putting an end to unpaid work. Here's what Mark McNulty, Board Member of the European Youth Forum said in response to the vote.
The Mental Health Awareness Month just ended and we have more news coming up. June 2023 presents an important moment for those calling on the European Union to prioritise mental health. Wondering why? The first thorough approach to mental health will be presented by the European Commission. Here is what to expect.
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 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!
“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"