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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.
Calling for access to education, civic space and funding for young people and youth organisations in Türkiye
The European Youth Forum and our member organisations urge the government to strengthen access to education and adequate housing, civic space and funding for young people and youth organisations in Türkiye.
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.
Charter on Youth and Democracy
The European Committee of the Regions and the European Youth Forum join forces to boost youth participation!
Jin, Jîyan, Azadî - Solidarity with the protesters in Iran
The members of the European Youth Forum are deeply concerned about the worsening human rights situation in Iran.
There are as many Martins in the European Parliament as MEPs under 30
The new analysis released on International Day of Democracy finds that the number of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) younger than 30 is equal to the number of parliamentarians named Martin - six each.